BioValley News


Basel based 4-Antibody sold to Agenus

Boston based Agenus announced to acquire all of the outstanding stocks of 4-Antibody. The initial payment of $10...[more]


Roche is back in the field of RNA based therapeutics

Three years ago, Roche stepped out of RNA based therapeutics research, a field that has once been believed to be a game...[more]


University of Pennsylvania and Novartis present groundbreaking results at ASH

A few months ago Novartis announced to invest 20 million dollars to license a gene therapy technology from the...[more]


Roche and Molecular Partners close a 1 billion dollar deal

Roche, which has with Kadcyla one of the most advanced anti-body drug conjugates on the market, has entered a...[more]

International News


Women hospitalized 60 percent more than men after emergency asthma treatment

(American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology) A new study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology shows that women with acute asthma who are treated in the emergency department are 60 percent more likely than men to need hospitalization.


From brittle to plastic in one breath

A new theory shows it may be possible to turn brittle two-dimensional materials into superplastics simply by changing the environmental conditions around them. Calculations by Rice University scientists show that a two-dimensional layer of molybdenum disulfide can become superplastic by changing its environmental conditions.


Interface Chemistry and Molecular Interactions of Phosphonic Acid...

Barrier properties of self-assembled octadecylphosphonic acid monolayers on plasma-modified oxyhydroxide-covered aluminum surfaces were analyzed by means of in situ photoelastic modulated infrared reflection absorption spectroscopy . The surface hydroxyl density prior to ODPA adsorption was increased by means of a low-temperature H2O-plasma treatment.

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