US biotechnology company Altavant Sciences, which focuses on drug development for rare respiratory diseases, has appointed Howard M. Lazarus as CMO. Lazarus has over 20 years’ experience in drug development for pulmonary, vascular and interstitial diseases.
Movers and shakers Movers and shakers The American Cleaning Institute, based in Washington DC, which represents the US cleaning products industry, has appointed four new directors to the board: Lilia...
Life operates on the nanometre scale. The fundamental processes of muscle action, reproduction, genetic inheritance, metabolism, and everything else that living things do, are what we now call ‘nano’. They are carried out by macromolecules within or near cells, with dimensions and distances measuring a few nanometres at most.
This book, originally published in France, investigates this growing international problem, its causes, and argues that recent developments can explain why fraudulent behaviour has become so prevalent.
If you ever wondered if a job in the fragrance industry would suit you, then this remarkable book by Charles Sell, one-time research head of a leading manufacturer of fragrances, will help you decide. Fundamentals of fragrance chemistry covers the subject comprehensively and in a very readable manner.
Mastering Brewing science
Welding, in some form or another, has been used since ancient times. Now, detailed research into the underlying processes could help extend the technique even further.
Christine Paszko and Laura Lee Williford, from Accelerated Technologies, highlight the importance of project managers and the key management requirements when implementing informatics systems
From filter systems to car-free cities, scientists and thinkers have different visions for tackling air pollution, the biggest environmental health risk in the world.
Global pharma major AstraZeneca is collaborating with UK biotechnology company Silence Therapeutics to discover, develop and commercialise small interfering RNA (siRNA) therapeutics for cardiovascular, renal, metabolic and respiratory diseases.