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April 9, 2014
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Arzneimittel in der Umwelt sind eine globale Herausforderung

Hunderte Wirkstoffe und Abbauprodukte belasten Gewässer und Böden nahezu weltweit. Welches Ausmaß die Umweltbelastung mit Arzneimitteln erreicht, zeigt ein Forschungsprojekt im Auftrag des Umweltbundesamtes: Spuren von mehr als 630 verschiedenen Arzneimittelwirkstoffen sowie deren Abbauprodukte lassen sich in vielen Teilen der … Continue reading

December 22, 2013
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Database Tracks Toxic Side Effects of Pharmaceuticals

Sometimes the cure can be worse than the disease. Pharmaceutical drugs are known for their potential side effects, and an important aspect of personalized medicine is to tailor therapies to individuals to reduce the chances of adverse events. Now researchers … Continue reading

May 13, 2013
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New device could cut costs on household products, pharmaceuticals

Sometimes cost saving comes in nanoscale packages. A new procedure that thickens and thins fluid at the micron level could save consumers and manufacturers money, particularly for soap products that depend on certain molecules to effectively deal with grease and … Continue reading

July 26, 2012
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Study Determines Theoretical Energy Benefits and Potential of Algae Fuels

AUSTIN, Texas — It’s theoretically possible to produce about 500 times as much energy from algae fuels as is needed to grow the fuels, according to a new study by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin. However, limited … Continue reading

November 8, 2011
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Berkeley Lab Researchers Ink Nanostructures with Tiny ‘Soldering Iron’

Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have shed light on the role of temperature in controlling a fabrication technique for drawing chemical patterns as small as 20 nanometers. This technique could provide … Continue reading

July 31, 2011
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Largest-Ever Map of Interactions of Plant Proteins Produced

*New map of protein interactions in model plant may help scientists improve plant species used in agriculture and pharmaceuticals* An international consortium of scientists has produced the first systematic network map of interactions that occur between proteins in the plant … Continue reading

August 26, 2010
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4 out of 5 U.S. Physicians Online Visited Health Care Professional Sites in Q1 2010

*Medscape.com Ranks as Most-Visited Health-Related Destination by Physicians, Reaching More than Half of Doctors Online*   *comScore Releases First in a Series of Reports on Physicians’ Online Behaviors from its comScore/ImpactRx Physician Behavioral Measurement™ Solution*