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Billion dollar package unveiled to fight antibiotic resistance

30 January 2015  News and Analysis

President Obama wants to almost double US funding to fight antibiotic resistant bacteria in 2016


Myriad calls a ceasefire in court battle over cancer gene tests

30 January 2015 News and Analysis

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US biotech firm settles patent lawsuits involving BRCA gene tests, agrees to dismiss claims against several labs

Chemistry Nobel laureate Yves Chauvin dies aged 84

29 January 2015 News and Analysis

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Catalysis chemist unravelled how olefin metathesis reactions took place paving the way for more efficient syntheses

Ebola vaccine shown to be safe in humans

29 January 2015 News and Analysis

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GlaxoSmithKline vaccine will now be trialled in Liberia

Probe into price fixing at Russian universities  

Fees have soared by more than 25% this year at some universities

Ex-US Navy weapons specialist arrested over chemical stockpile  

Arrest made in Canada over osmium tetroxide stores and other chemicals that triggered evac...

BPA use poses 'no health risks', says EU  

A European Food Safety Authority evaluation has found the use of BPA in plastics does not ...

Fears for forensic quality in England and Wales  

Audit reveals little data on services police purchase and a regulatory unable to enforce s...

‘Research bank’ idea floated to support US science agencies  

Establishment of a public–private bank mooted to smooth out fluctuations in America’s ...


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