Isolagen unveils its automated cellular expansion (ACE) system,
which claims to harvest cells more cost-effectively than other cell
harvesting systems currently available. The system will reduce the
time needed by research and commercial...
Concern over the threat of a new flu pandemic is hiking demand for
Roche's Tamiflu >(oseltamivir phosphate) product to the extent
that the firm needs to build another production plant, reports
France's AES Laboratories has developed a system for the rapid
monitoring of air in the cleanroom or pharmaceutical production
facility for microbial contamination, without having to wait days
for culturing, reports Phil Taylor.
Marchesini has made its first foray into the market for stickpack
packaging with the launch of a complete automated line aimed at
manufacturers in the pharmaceutical, cosmetics and food industries,
writes Phil Taylor.
Canadian packaging technology company Creo has teamed up with XINK
Laboratories, a company that makes conducting ink for printing
radiofrequency identification (RFID) antennas, to address RFID tag
US researchers have identified an enzyme activity that is
inactivated in all reported mutant forms of a disease protein,
opening up opportunities for therapies to treat ataxia, a rare
hereditary neurological disease that affects 1/100,000...
The European Union is to part-finance the creation of a European
Theoretical Spectroscopy Facility (ETSF) to advance collaboration
across the continent in the field of nanotechnology, reports
Agilent Technologies is to acquire SSI in a move that will combine
the former's analytical instrumentation, data systems and services
with SSI's strong position in chromatographic data systems and
Drug delivery specialist SCOLR Pharma has started pilot testing in
Canada of a formulation of the osteoporosis drug raloxifene that
promises to improve the absorption of the drug and, potentially,
hike its efficacy, reports Phil Taylor.