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Sunday, February 17, 2019

DUPONT EARNINGS DOWN SLIGHTLY AFTER INVISTA, HERBICIDE CHARGES

Graphic based on an image from DuPont illustrating the use of the company's technologies in aircraft. DuPont Co. posted slightly lower earnings in the second quarter, thanks to one-time costs, due to reimbursements from damage...

AMAZON.COM LAUNCHES TUITION PROGRAM AIMED AT TECH COLLEGE STUDENTS

Amazon.com announced  an education program that targets those seeking two-year degrees or technical and vocational certifications. Known as Career Choice, the program is unique because it pays fees and tuition in advance. Also, many employee...

DuPont technology helps extend range of electric vehicle

A recent breakthrough in electric vehicle motor technology from Japan-based SIM-Drive Corp. extends driving range 30 percent beyond today’s mass-produced extended-range vehicles. Aiding the performance were material innovations from DuPont Co. Image from DuPont. Extending the range of...

UD professor reports milestone in fuel cell membrane research

t looks like a plastic candy wrapper that’s been charred on both sides, but it may hold the solution to commercially viable fuel cells. About the thickness of a human hair, it is actually a...

AstraZeneca exits cancer center business

AstraZeneca  has completed the previously disclosed  sale of the assets of its subsidiary, Aptium Oncology. Aptium Oncology provided outpatient oncology management and consulting services in the US, managing outpatient cancer centers in affiliation with five...

A new look for the website

You might have noticed that this humble website has a new look.  The credit goes to New WordPress Themes http://newwpthemes.com. The company has rolled out themes that use the latest trends in news website design. The one...

Bristol-Myers Squibb, AstraZeneca expand diabetes alliance

Bristol-Myers Squibb and AstraZeneca announced that, following the completion of Bristol-Myers Squibb’s acquisition of Amylin, the companies will enter into collaboration arrangements, regarding the development and  commercialization  of Amylin’s product line. Following Bristol-Myers Squibb’s acquisition...

Wilmington-area lab expands services

SL Pharma Labs announced an expansion of its services to include quality control analytical and microbiological support for marketed pharmaceutical products. “Global pharmaceutical companies are looking for CRO partners that can provide focused expertise in...

AstraZeneca completes $1.26 billion acquisition of Ardea

AstraZeneca has completed its $1.26 billion acquisition of San Diego-based drug development company, Ardea Biosciences, Inc. The merger was approved by Ardea’s stockholders. Each outstanding share of Ardea common stock was canceled and converted into...

AstraZeneca, Rigel sign deal for potential new treatment for chronic asthma

AstraZeneca and Rigel Pharmaceuticals Inc. Tuesday  announced an  agreement for the global development and commercialization for a drug  now being investigated as a treatment for moderate to severe chronic asthma. AstraZeneca has headquarters and...