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Discovery in synthetic biology takes us a step closer to new 'industrial revolution'

Scientists report that they have developed a method that cuts down the time it takes to make new 'parts' for microscopic biological factories from 2 days to only 6 hours.



Discovery of molecular pathway of Alzheimer's disease reveals new drug targets

The discovery of the molecular pathway that drives the changes seen in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients is reported today, revealing new targets for drug discovery that could be exploited to combat the disease.



New component of cannabis discovery could lead to better treatments for epilepsy

Scientists at the University of Reading have demonstrated for the first time that a previously unstudied chemical in cannabis could lead to more effective treatments for people with epilepsy.



Gold discovery sheds light on catalysis

A physicist at the University of York has played a key role in international research which has made an important advance in establishing the catalytic properties of gold at a nano level.



Gene discovery may allow plant breeders to ‘switch off’ flower production

A research project has discovered a new gene with an important role in generating flower-bearing structures (inflorescences) in plants.



Discovery paves way for improved pain-killers

An international team of researchers has made a major discovery that could lead to more effective treatment of severe pain using morphine.



Innovative screening tools accelerate drug discovery

Exclusively available in the UK from Cambio, Transcreener® HTS Assays and iuvo Microconduit array technology meet a demand for high performance tools which will speed discovery of new therapies.



Accelerating the drug discovery process

The Maybridge Quick2Lead Compound Kits are designed to save time and money by enabling rapid compound library synthesis around bioactive "hits" emerging from screening assays.



Aiding drug discovery

Determining the structure of unknown natural compounds is a slow and expensive part of drug screening and development - but this may now change.



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