Archive: 05/06/2012

Bayer challenges India cancer drug ruling

German pharmaceutical giant Bayer AG has challenged a ground-breaking Indian ruling that allowed a local firm to produce a vastly cheaper copy of its patented drug for kidney and liver cancer.

May 06, 2012
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Robot reveals the inner workings of brain cells

Gaining access to the inner workings of a neuron in the living brain offers a wealth of useful information: its patterns of electrical activity, its shape, even a profile of which genes are turned on at a ...

May 06, 2012
popularity 4.5 / 5 (8) | comments 4 | with audio podcast

Eye color may indicate risk for serious skin conditions

Eye color may be an indicator of whether a person is high-risk for certain serious skin conditions. A study, led by the University of Colorado School of Medicine, shows people with blue eyes are less likely to have vitiligo. ...

May 06, 2012
popularity 4.6 / 5 (10) | comments 0 | with audio podcast