LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

Today, in our weekly LSCDS feature #ScienceNews,  we would like to cover this editorial from FiercePharma: “No means no: Global pharma group bans any and all gifts to doctors”. In industry, the spotlight is on Pfizer as the New York pharma giant eyes a controversial buyout deal of the cardiovascular player Amarin. Lastly, a victorious win in the [...]

By |2019-01-16T11:58:52+00:00January 16th, 2019|Bassem Toeama, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews, it's a great start to the year for Big Pharma powerhouse Bristol-Myers Squibb as they buy out Celgene for a whopping $74B! Meanwhile, researchers at FDNA, a Boston-based digital-health company, have developed an AI face-scanning app to detect genetic disorders. Finally, as we start the new year, let's keep in mind these management tips to optimize [...]

By |2019-01-09T10:59:45+00:00January 9th, 2019|Pailin Chiaranunt, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

Today, in our weekly LSCDS #ScienceNews, check out Nature’s list of the top ten people who contributed to science this past year. Scientists discover fossils in the Dead Sea, suggesting that fern and conifer species survived the 'Great Dying' 250 million years ago. Lastly, if you’re looking to move labs, countries or sectors this year, [...]

By |2019-01-03T15:32:31+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Celina Liu, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

Today, in our weekly LSCDS #ScienceNews,  we would like to feature this editorial from FiercePharma: “2018's Fiercest Women in Life Sciences” . In industry, the spotlight is on CAR-Ts, as Gilead and Novartis are ramping up production of their CAR-T drugs and reporting positive long-term follow-up data at ASH meeting. Lastly, experts believe that 2019 will be the year [...]

By |2018-12-21T12:40:12+00:00December 19th, 2018|Bassem Toeama, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

For this week’s #ScienceNews and #Innovation, how are you feeling about that post-doc? According to this article, post-docs “have all the academic science skills you don’t need, and none of the organizational skills that you do". On a brighter note, mentorship is the key to success, be it in industry or academia. Read about these [...]

By |2018-12-21T12:40:33+00:00December 11th, 2018|Pailin Chiaranunt, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

Google's DeepMind AI program is making significant progress in predicting protein structure. AlphaFold can generate 3D models of proteins, predicting protein folding! Giant tortoise's genome revealed some secrets to longevity. Genes involved in metabolism, proteostasis and immune response affect longevity and provide resistance to infection! Fate Therapeutics is working towards an off-the-shelf cell therapy for cancer [...]

By |2018-12-05T10:04:09+00:00December 5th, 2018|ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

Today, for our weekly LSCDS feature of #ScienceNews and #Innovation, some much-needed good news in the conservation of mountain gorillas, giraffes, and whales. Check out the blueprints for China's plan to build the world's largest particle smasher, a whopping 100-kilometer-circumference Circular Electron-Positron Collider. Are you interested in deep learning and a career in AI? Get [...]

By |2018-11-28T04:30:07+00:00November 26th, 2018|Kyle Germain, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

This week in #ScienceNews and #Innovation, microbes are everywhere! First, Canadian researchers discovered a new kingdom of microbes on a hiking trip Neuroscientists make the controversial, but perhaps revolutionary, claim that our gut microbiota also live in our brains! Speaking of revolutions, these scientists are combining work and play to create new disciplines:  

By |2018-11-21T08:18:19+00:00November 21st, 2018|Pailin Chiaranunt, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

Today, for our weekly LSCDS feature of #ScienceNews and #Innovation, we share some tips and perspectives from Y Combinator (the seed accelerator behind Dropbox) on working at a startup Got inspired? Then check out these four bioengineering project ideas that biophysicist Dan Fletcher believes can solve real-world problems within the next decade Last but certainly [...]