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DNA's Ultraviolet Light Protection Mechanism Uncovered -
(Oct 19) Researchers have just uncovered the mechanism by which DNA protects itself from UV light, preventing harmful changes in the genetic code.

Liquid Crystal Lens Implants Could Replace Reading Glasses -
(Oct 19) Eye lens replacements -- constructed from the same liquid crystal used in TV and smartphone screens -- are being developed at the University of Leeds in England, to replace reading glasses in older adults.

Novo Nordisk CEO Named 'Best-Performing' By Harvard Business Review -
(Oct 16) The Harvard Business Review just released their annual list of the world's 'Best-Performing CEOs', and Lars Rebien Sørensen -- CEO of the pharmaceutical powerhouse Novo Nordisk -- secured the number one spot.

Personal Genetics Company 23andMe Secures $115 Million in Funding -
(Oct 16) New and existing investors into 23andMe have provided the personal genetics company with $115 in Series E financing.

India's Pharma Industry Expected to See Growth By End of Year -
(Oct 15) Market analysts say the Indian pharmaceutical industry should see elevated sales and profits in the last half of the year.

Four Novel Forms of Bowel Cancer Identified -
(Oct 15) According to a new study conducted by researchers at institutes around the world, bowel cancer can be organized into four distinct subtypes, according to unique biological characteristics.

ICH Expands Guidelines for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient GMPs -
(Oct 14) The International Conference on Harmonisation (ICH) recently released their Q7 guidelines on good manufacturing practices (GMPs) for active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs).

Synthetic Nanodiamonds Could Help In Early Detection of Cancer -
(Oct 14) Early detection of cancer using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans may be enhanced by the use of synthetic nanodiamonds.

Big Pharma Fights Proposed California Price Caps -
(Oct 13) Pharmaceutical industry giants -- including Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson -- have donated millions of dollars to halt an initiative that would require pharmaceutical companies to slash drug prices for specific patient groups.

High Alcohol Intake and Smoking Linked to Age-Related Epigenetic Changes -
(Oct 13) Recent research presented at the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) 2015 Annual Meeting in Baltimore identified a link between epigenetic DNA modifications associated with aging, and heavy use of alcohol and cigarettes.

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