The world’s largest population study just launched. Can it help treat dementia?

Worldwide, nearly 44 million people have Alzheimer’s or a related dementia. In the UK, it is estimated that there are currently over 800,000 people living with dementia – by 2040, that number is expected [...]

The Wonder-Material Giving Radiologists SPECTacular Images

When gamma camera technology was first demonstrated in 1957, the combination of whole-organ imaging and three-dimensional scanning was a technological marvel of the decade, up there with color TV. Of course, [...]

The World’s Helium Just Ballooned: 10 Stats You May Not Have Known About This Chemical Element

Last week researchers discovered large quantities of helium in the Tanzanian East African Rift Valley. Helium is found in much more than just balloons and the periodic table of elements. Here’s 10 stats [...]

Meet The Re-Inventors of Drug Manufacturing: Their “Factory In a Box” is Combating Deadly Diseases

In 2011, in a small, hot, windowless room in Rio de Janeiro, a small team of scientists and engineers invented a new way to make medicines. Working in the biopharmaceuticals industry, [...]

A Second Modular Biopharma Facility Opens: KUBio in Hangzhou

GE Healthcare and Pfizer break ground on Biopharmaceutical Technology Center In the last few years, the Chinese Government has enacted major healthcare reforms recognizing biopharmaceuticals as a key industrial focus area [...]

What do Insulin, Fine Art, and Beer Foam Have in Common?

The field of medicine that gave us CRISPR – and a growing biopharma city – gets a $27M commitment The answer: Life Sciences technology. In labs worldwide, technology developed in the [...]

The Uppsala Connection: New Innovation Hub Sparks Future Tech

The best and brightest in biopharmaceutical research now have a place to bounce ideas and seek support from the most resourceful companies in the industry, thanks to a new innovation hub [...]

Helping Reduce the Most Potent Greenhouse Gases: This Hospital is Showing How Smarter Anesthesia Could Help the Environment

Global warming and climate change have swirled in the news for decades. Greenhouse gases, the greenhouse effect and rising sea levels are now common in everyday conversation. Ask people to describe [...]
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