Biotechnology

First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 34 mins ago - 4 reports

Fonterra increases processing capacity to help meet global demand

Fonterra is planning to build a high-efficiency milk powder drier in the North Island and increase milk processing capacity in the South Island to help meet global demand for dairy products.Fonterra's CEO Theo Spierings said the investment, totalling ... [Published EFeedLink - 34 mins ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 41 mins ago - 21 reports

Facts about the main drugs to tackle Ebola

Paris - The following is a factfile on the main drugs to tackle the Ebola virus, which has claimed more than 1400 lives in five African countries since December.Treatment: No licensed drug exists for treating Ebola. Several prototypes are in the pipeline, ... [Published News24 - 41 mins ago]
Entities: Ebola, Virus, Drugs, Phase I, ZMapp
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 48 mins ago - 5 reports

Multi-tasking nanoparticle both seeks and destroys cancerous cells

Nanoparticles hold great potential as a way of both detecting cancer cells and delivering the drugs to treat them. One hurdle that has proven difficult to overcome is incorporating these properties into one multi-purpose device, as nanoparticles are generally ... [Published Gizmag - 48 mins ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 49 mins ago - 4 reports

PfizerMerck to test cancer drugs in combination study

| SCRIP Related Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare NewsPfizer and Merck (known as MSD outside of the US and Canada) are teaming up to explore the potential of their cancer products Xalkori (crizotinib) and pembrolizumab as a combination ... [Published BioPortfolio - 49 mins ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 5 reports

Fortinet to open R&D Center in Singapore

Network security company Fortinet plans to establish a regional centre in Singapore this year to conduct network security research and development. Fortinet will use local talent to boost its regional technical support, marketing, finance and legal employee ... [Published Telecompaper - 1 hour ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 13 reports

Apple patents flexible display tech that mimics physical buttons (video)

Apple has a new patent granted by the United States Patent Office that describes various control mechanisms that could be used with flexible displays, to replace components such as physical buttons with more durable and resilient alternatives.We think ... [Published Bandwidth Blog - 2 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 7 reports

Disney patents filing reveals plan for flying puppets

ORLANDO, FLORIDA: Walt Disney has filed for three drone-related patents that it says could lead to an era of aerial movie screens and larger-than-life puppets flying through the sky.The company's Disney Enterprises subsidiary suggests its proposed drone-powered ... [Published Times of India - 2 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 9 reports

Roche To Acquire InterMune, Promising IPF Drug

By Roche announced that it is acquiring Brisbane-based biotech firm InterMune for $8.3 billion.Under the terms of the agreement, Roche will acquire InterMune at $74 per share on a fully diluted basis. Roche will submit a tender offer no later than August ... [Published Pharmaceutical Online - 3 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 8 reports

20 new advanced cancer treatment centres to be set up, says Vardhan

INDORE The federal government will set up 20 new advanced cancer treatment facilities across the country over the next few years to meet the rising burden of the disease, federal Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said here on Tuesday.He said that for Madhya ... [Published Oman Tribune - 6 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 24 reports

Cinsay Obtains U.S. Patent Grant for Interactive Product Placement and Hot Spotting Within Video eCommerce Technology

First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 59 reports

Ebola Outbreak: Liberia Doctor Succumbs to Virus after Receiving ZMapp Drug

A Liberian Doctor, who had been affected by the Ebola virus, died in spite of receiving the ZMapp Ebola vaccine. [Representational Picture] Reuters FileThe ZMapp experimental vaccine for the Ebola virus took a step back, as a Liberian doctor who contracted ... [Published International Business Times India - Aug 26 2014]
Entities: ZMapp, Drugs, Virus
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 55 reports

Ebola : FG says 1 primary contact ready for discharge

Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, yesterday said the number of confirmed Ebola cases is now 13 as one other patient is ready for discharge.In a statement signed by the Special Assistant to the Minister on Communications, Mr. Dan Nwomeh, the ... [Published Daily Sun - Aug 26 2014]

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"Researchers have conducted 22 experiments thus far, but we could not confirm the emergence of cells in the conditions described in (Obokata's) papers" Riken said in an interim report issued today
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