Antibiotics in Wasp Venom

Antibiotics in Wasp Venom Antibiotics in Wasp Venom Most people do their best to avoid wasps because of the insects’ stingers, sharp self-defense organs which can pierce the skin and inject a painful and irritating venom. Yet while summer beachgoers have been running...

Fungi and New Drugs

Fungi and New Drugs Fungi and New Drugs A team of scientists in the Netherlands has created a giant library of compounds derived from the excretions of over 10,000 species of fungi. Each of the isolated compounds was screened for biological activity in zebrafish...

Common Delays During the Preclinical Phase

Common Delays During the Preclinical Phase Common Delays During the Preclinical Phase Advancing a novel therapeutic from research and discovery to clinical trials and the market is an expensive and time-consuming process. Every failed candidate can cost the company...

Kombucha and Microbes

Kombucha and Microbes Kombucha and Microbes Kombucha is all the rage lately, with many considering it the latest and greatest health and energy drink. But what exactly is it? And what evidence is there to support these claims? Kombucha is a fermented tea that...

Global Animal Model Market Predictions

Global Animal Model Market Predictions Global Animal Model Market Predictions According to a recent study, the global animal model market is expected to grow at an impressive rate over the next seven years with a predicted annual revenue of over $2.2 billion by the...

Food Safety This Summer

Food Safety This Summer Food Safety This Summer Summer is the season for grilling and potlucks, but warmer weather encourages the growth of foodborne germs  leading to an  increase in  cases  of  food  poisoning. The Center  for  Disease Control and Prevention...