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Two Swiss Chemical Companies Obtain a Government Research Grant.
VIO Chemicals AG and SpiroChem AG have jointly obtained a research grant of over USD 500’000 from
the Swiss government's Commission for Innovation and (CTI) Technology for a project to merge preparative chemistry and flow technology to develop new processes used in drug discovery and API(active pharmaceutical ingredients) manufacturing.  READ MORE
ACTIGYM™ marine ingredient

Mimics the endurance training effect, leading to visible reductions in areas sensitive to sagginess
and improvement in the appearance and tone of body silhouette. It can be addressed to a broad
range of modern consumer lifestyles, whether sedentary or physically active 
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Johnson Matthey seeks Sales Manager in UK

Sales Manager will direct their efforts into achieving sales goals in the UK, whilst also taking a proactive approach to new business development in the pharmaceutical and fine chemical markets. Other European territories will also be added after the training period.  READ MORE                                                                       
Bionics - Medicine
Moving a paralysed hand with a thought A man in Ohio has become the first patient ever to move his paralyzed hand by using his thoughts.
Herpes infected humans before they were human Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, have identified the evolutionary origins of human herpes simplex virus (HSV) -1 and -2.
Chimpanzees have a cooperative behavior Researchers at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, found for the first time that chimpanzees spontaneously cooperate.
GMO perception
Famine fear won’t sway minds on GM crops A sack-hauling time traveler from the 21st century lands in an Irish potato field in 1849, just before a terrible famine, and ...
Heart & emotions
Our emotions are revealed by the heart A study made at the University of Pisa has demonstrated how the heart can be an actual gateway in the portrayal of emotions.
Pre-industrial workers had a shorter workweek Before capitalism, most people did not work very long hours at all. The tempo of life was slow, even leisurely; the pace of work relaxed.
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WHAT'S NEXT in Chimica Oggi / Chemistry Today
Chemistry Today Issue 4/2014 will deal with flow chemistry, process development, catalysis, emerging countries, oligos & peptides, supramolecular chemistry, customer bonding, moreover CROs and CMOs will be the focus of the supplement linked to it.
What's next in Agro FOOD Industry Hi Tech
Agro FOOD Industry Hi Tech Issue 4/2014 will deal with marine Ingredients, "Proteins - Waiting for EXPO", infant nutrition, dietary fibres, pre-probiotics, functional drinks, food safety, food risk, product development, sustainability, enzymes.
What's next in H&PC Today
H&PC Today Issue 4/2014 will deal with detergency, surfactants, enzymes, bleaching, water purification for industry, laundry, hygiene, sustainability and environment.
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Predators and preys
How a tiny spider catches larger prey It is very rare to find in nature a much smaller David able to overpower a Goliath for supper.
Medical innovation
Bionic pancreas for type 1 diabetes A device able to control blood sugar in patients with type 1 diabetes using doses of both insulin and the blood-sugar-raising hormone glucagon.
Blood derivatives
Blood product sterilization too far? Certain processes used to sterilize blood products could cause serious health issues in recipients.
Weight control
Weight management by savouring meals A significant correlation between thoroughly chewing food and the energy expenditure related to food digestion, absorption and storage.
Our food and our cultural heritage
The human food connection The importance of 'Culinary Cultural Conservation': Preserving cuisine when moving to climatically, culturally, and agriculturally different environments.
Alternatives to animal testing
The first lab-grown epidermis... ... with a functional permeability barrier akin to real skin offers a cost-effective alternative lab model for testing drugs and cosmetics.
Food in the mid XXI century
The risk of food shortage in the future The world is less than 40 years away from a food shortage that will have serious implications for people and governments.
Human evolution
What gave us the advantage over extinct types of humans? What was it in our genetic makeup that gave us the advantage?
Molecular Biology
Why duplicate genes evolve From time to time, living cells will accidently make an extra copy of a gene during the normal replication process.
Newsletter issue 61 In this issue: the transmission of information via proteins, antibodies from the desert as guides to diseased cells, europium complexes emit red light at record efficiency, how photocatalysis works.
Newsletter issue 58 In this issue: the next food revolution, super bananas – world first human trial, sharpening a test for tracing food-borne illness to source, new sensor to detect harmful bacteria on food industry surfaces.
Newsletter issue 58 In this issue: the fight over preservatives in personal care products, ultraviolet cleaning reduces hospital superbugs, C. difficile epidemic should concern not only hospital patients but people at home, surfactants and sustainable agriculture.
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