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


Local middle school students take the Chemistry Challenge

Students from Coal City Middle, Mazon-Verona-Kinsman Middle, Saratoga Middle and Minooka Junior High schools joined six others to compete in the You Be The Chemist Challenge. On Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, 20 students gathered at Seneca Grade School - South Campus to test their knowledge of chemistry, scientific history, the experimental process and a range of other science facts.


Analysis of spider venom reveals 7 promising compounds with potential to relieve chronic pain

(Wiley) New research shows that seven compounds of the countless found in spider venom block a key step in the body's ability to pass pain signals to the brain.


Fabrics of the future will analyze the health of wearers

The exercise sweat band of the future may not just collect what runs down your brow, it could also gather important health information. So too the diapers of years to come, which may be able to diagnose diseases through a baby's urine.


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