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Vol 16, No 9, September 2012 - Unveiling Vaccines



•  Successful FDA end-of-Phase-2 for Hatchtech head lice product DeOVOTM
•  Senz Oncology secures seed funding for promising cancer drug
•  Geneworks develops DNA barcodes for international security

•  Stress hormones: Good or Bad for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder risk?

•  New study shows fertility knowledge gaps may exacerbate Singapore’s declining birth rate challenge8 World’s first wearable robotic device for stroke rehabilitation comes to Singapore
•  World's first wearable robotic device for stroke rehabilitation comes to Singapore

Sri Lanka
•  Conflicting reports highlight scientific data gaps in Sri Lanka’s chronic kidney disease

•  InDex Pharmaceuticals strengthens IP position for Kappaproct
•  Novozymes and Terranol to market advanced biofuel yeast
•  The world’s first (official) biosimilar antibody goes to… Rheumatoid Arthritis

•  MRI reveals brain’s response to reading
•  Novozymes partner Chemtex receives USDA commitment to build advanced biofuels plant in United States
•  Fossil Fuel and Renewable Energy Subsidies on the Rise

Eye on China
•  Biotechnology unveils secrets of Chinese medicine
•  Climate change a mixed blessing for wheat, say experts
•  NTOU identified germ cells and somatic cells in coral bodies for the first time in the world
•  Researchers tabulate disturbing changes and disappearance in biodiversity in Southern Taiwan coral reefs over last 26 years
•  NCKU research team discovers new complex in treating cancer
•  Chinese scientists successfully crack the genome of diploid cotton
•  Taiwan’s healthcare market boosted by aging population
•  Researchers develop mouse model of common motor neuron disease pinpointing TDP-43 protein as likely cause

•  Vaccines: Where are we headed?
•  Cancer Vaccines – History, Recent Breakthroughs and Commercial Perspectives
•  Virus Sensitizer Technology: A New Boost for Cell-Based Vaccine Production
•  A Novel Method for Making Pandemic Influenza Vaccines

People Watch
•  Sowing the Seeds of Innovation, Reaping the Rewards of Agricultural Revolution

•  Are You IP-Ready?
•  Generic Pharmas: Growing Larger, Staying Focused
•  Breast Cancer and New Promising Technology
•  Algae Giants Gauge New Developments and Appraise Future of Algae Sector at 5th Algae World Asia in Singapore

Inside Industry
•  AB Sciex agrees for Sigma-Aldrich® to distribute iChemistry™ solutions
•  ScienTec named The Global Recruiter 2012 Highly Commended Companies
•  Agilent Technologies opens regional Applications and Training Center for Bio-analytical instruments in South Korea
•  CLC bio acquires the drug discovery-software company Molegro
•  Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies appoints new business development director for SEA Engineering Center

•  Conference Calendar

news Runners' High, Happy Feet — If you're Happy, and you know it 'Clap' your Feet
news Snapshot of Stem Cell Expression using Single-cell RNA Sequencing
news A Heroic Voyage — Sydney Brenner's Life in Science
news VeloX, A Minimally Invasive Prosthetic Heart Valve for treating Mitral Regurgitation
news Anti-CD25 monoclonal antibody (90Y-daclizumab) a favorable target towards systemic radio-immunotherapy in Hodgkin's Lymphoma

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