Monthly Archives: January 2014

Cell Turns 40

The prestigious scientific journal Cell turns 40 this year.  Check out this cool interactive timeline of landmark articles published 1974-1984. Additional timeline segments mapping many of the incredible discoveries in cell biology over the past 40 years will be published throughout 2014.

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Hitting the fundamental limit of the drug industry?

After a banner year in 2012, the number of FDA Drug approvals dropped back to 27 for 2013, a number more in line with the average rate of approvals for the last few years. As many observers have commented, the … Continue reading

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Why build a house when you can print it?

Extrapolating the 3D printer trend one step further, researchers are working on systems that can “print” large scale structures made of concrete.  Like a house, for example –printed in only 24 hours.

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