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Researchers find gene that may be at root of potato blight

...use of chemicals to manage late blight reduces the profit margins of farmers and is not always successful. "In developing countries, late blight also affects subsistence potato production," he continued. For example, a late blight breakout in 2003 brought potato production to a halt in Papua New Guinea , o...

'EuroVacc 02' HIV Vaccine Trial Begins

...otential vaccines. The EuroVacc Foundation, a non profit organization, was created in 2002 as an evolution of the network. The EuroVacc Foundation aims at facilitating European collaboration in vaccine development, coordinating European efforts and raising funds for fundamental and clinical research so as ...

Compound might defeat African sleeping sickness, clinical trial beginning this month

...sses in developing countries often fly beneath the profit radar of large pharmaceutical companies," Tidwell said. "That's because large companies require a high return on their investments, which means they don't have sufficient incentives to develop low-cost drugs. Despite being one of Africa's most preval...

Engineered molecule amplifies body's immune response

...eron hyper-responsiveness might be beneficial will profit from Dr. Holtzman's research. "One could use our strategy of improving Stat1 efficiency during the winter months in patients who are at risk for developing serious viral infections, for example children with asthma, or heart disease, or immune compr...

New Lab Research May Help Those Deafened By Immune System Attack

... University, Carey and several colleagues stand to profit if tests or treatments based on these patents are developed. The development of a clinical test for patient antibody to IESCA will take time, Carey says. In previous papers, Carey and his colleagues have shown that IESCA has about the same molecular...

World faces challenge as life expectancies lengthen, scientist says

...ompanies that have a history of focusing solely on profit rather than the imperative to distribute medicines to those who need them most. "Big pharmaceutical companies have a well-established track record of being very difficult when it comes to making things available to those who can't pay for them," he ...

A healthier start to a pig's life

...ays an economic proposition for the farmer, as the profit margin on pig production is not high. "We are very interested in finding a producer for Suilektin® and it could reach the market very soon. It will be both cheap and very effective," says Prof. Pierzynowski. "We will be explaining to farmers the adva...

Researchers examine carbon capture and storage to combat global warming

...aid. Of all the projects, only one is turning a profit without recovering oil. Sleipner, an industrial-scale project run by Norwegian oil company Statoil, injects carbon dioxide into a deep saline aquifer beneath the North Sea floor. Its economic success, scientists say, is due to the presence of Norw...

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