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Researchers develop new AI-driven model for drug discovery

Researchers develop new AI-driven model for drug discovery

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have developed a new artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm, which can predict the complex chemical reactions outcomes with more than 90% accuracy and facilitate the drug discovery by suggesting ways to make complex molecules. Providing the chemical ‘map’ to the desired destination, the new algorithm also shows chemists how to […]

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Mobile health devices could detect common heart condition atrial fibrillation, says study

Mobile health devices could detect common heart condition atrial fibrillation, says study

Mobile health (mHealth) devices could help screen and detect a common heart condition atrial fibrillation (AF), according to the new study. Atrial fibrillation is a heart rhythm disturbance, affecting around one million people in the UK. People with atrial fibrillation are at increased risk of having a stroke and dying, as well as heart failure […]

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EDF Renewables to ramp up large-scale EV infrastructure deployment through PowerFlex

EDF Renewables to ramp up large-scale EV infrastructure deployment through PowerFlex

EDF Renewables North America, a subsidiary of EDF Renewables, has acquired PowerFlex Systems, a California-based managed electric vehicle (EV) charging technology provider, for an undisclosed amount. The transaction will enable EDF Renewables to continue its strategic growth in the distributed energy market. PowerFlex Systems has deployed some of the largest single-site EV charging facilities worldwide […]

Vertex to acquire Semma Therapeutics to advance stem cell-based treatments for type 1 diabetes

Vertex to acquire Semma Therapeutics to advance stem cell-based treatments for type 1 diabetes

Vertex acquisition of Semma Therapeutics : US biotechnology company Vertex Pharmaceuticals has agreed to acquire privately-held biotechnology company Semma Therapeutics for $950 million in cash, as per the latest pharma acquisition news. Both the pharma companies are based in Massachusetts. Post-acquisition, Vertex Pharmaceuticals will advance curative cell-based treatments of Semma Therapeutics for type 1 diabetes and […]

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Puma secures FDA orphan drug status for NERLYNX in breast cancer with brain metastases

Puma secures FDA orphan drug status for NERLYNX in breast cancer with brain metastases

US biotech company Puma Biotechnology has secured orphan drug designation to NERLYNX (neratinib) from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of breast cancer patients having brain metastases, as per the latest pharma regulatory news. The FDA orphan drug designation program is given to investigational drugs designed for the treatment, prevention, or […]

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Plum Creek wind farm : Ørsted set to break ground on 230MW wind farm in Nebraska

Plum Creek wind farm : Ørsted set to break ground on 230MW wind farm in Nebraska

Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE), the US onshore subsidiary of Danish energy giant Ørsted, has issued the final Notice to proceed on the 230MW Plum Creek wind farm in Nebraska, as per the latest US wind industry news. The notice follows the final investment decision taken on the Wayne County wind farm in Nebraska by Ørsted’s […]

Apothic Wines launches limited-edition Apothic Sparkling Red in US

Apothic Wines launches limited-edition Apothic Sparkling Red in US

Apothic Wines has rolled out its first-ever limited-edition Apothic Sparkling Red for red wine lovers in the US, as per the latest drinks industry news. The scarlet sparkler was masterfully crafted to be surprisingly refreshing with its lines of ruby bubbles and its notes of bright cherries, zingy citrus, and red apples, according to the […]