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Disrupting innovation: From geography, penguins and ocean currents to diagnosing disease by its smell

Posted on November 15th, 2017 by in Pharma R&D

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How to become aware of what I don’t know? These insights can stimulate disruption. They help us see a whole new world or perhaps a pattern of activities that need to change. As Donald Rumsfeld described, it is those things we don’t know we don’t know that can be issues for the future. They can also be lost opportunities in scientific understanding and commercial success. Continue reading “Disrupting innovation: From geography, penguins and ocean currents to diagnosing disease by its smell” »

Pharma on Mars: Getting Drugs Ready for Deep Space Travel

Posted on November 1st, 2017 by in Pharma R&D

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When we think of the challenges of space travel, we tend to focus on the technological aspects involving the difficulty of launch and landing, the structural integrity of the spacecraft and the basic safety of the astronauts. Continue reading “Pharma on Mars: Getting Drugs Ready for Deep Space Travel” »

The Five Most-Talked about Zika Articles in 2017

Posted on October 23rd, 2017 by in Pharma R&D

A widespread outbreak in 2015 had people across the globe concerned about Zika (ZIKV), an infectious disease mainly spread through mosquito bites. In 2016 we took a look at some of the top scientific research about the virus being shared onlineContinue reading “The Five Most-Talked about Zika Articles in 2017” »

A Visit to Arctic Pharma in Oslo, Norway

Posted on October 16th, 2017 by in Pharma R&D

In Norway, a land that evokes images of rough-hewn Scandinavians, icy natural beauty and old wooden Viking ships, there is in fact a great deal of investment currently being put into not-so-rugged things like cutting-edge new labs and state-of-the-art scientific research.

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