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How the Internet of Things Could Transform Parkinson’s Care

How the Internet of Things Could Transform Parkinson’s Care

How the Internet of Things Could Transform...

Project Blue Sky, a collaboration between Pfizer and IBM, is designed to harness the Internet of Things to track the exact details of a drug’s effectiveness by monitoring interaction with an individual’s system. 

Nanoparticles as Mini Medicine Messengers

Nanoparticles as Mini Medicine Messengers

Nanoparticles as Mini Medicine Messengers

The tiniest of carriers, called nanoparticles, can make a beeline to cancer cells, taking medicine with them.

The Tiny Creature That May Teach Us How to Survive Radiation

The Tiny Creature That May Teach Us How to Survive Radiation

The Tiny Creature That May Teach Us How to...

Tardigrades may be microscopic, but they contain mammoth adaptability for surviving extremes, including deadly radiation

Could a Video Game Help Detect Alzheimer’s Disease?

Could a Video Game Help Detect Alzheimer’s Disease?

Could a Video Game Help Detect Alzheimer’s...

An IPad based game is pointing the way to the future of digital medicine to help detect Alzheimer's Disease.

Using Big Data to Discover Nature’s Medicine

Using Big Data to Discover Nature’s Medicine

Using Big Data to Discover Nature’s Medicine

Computer programmers and data scientists are working with microbiologists and chemists to unlock the medicinal potential of natural products.

Growing a Tiny Gut

Growing a Tiny Gut

Growing a Tiny Gut

Creating a miniature intestine in a lab — called an organoid — can help researchers see how real guts will react to disease and medicine.

‘Pop-Up’ Factory: The Miniaturization of Medicine Manufacturing

‘Pop-Up’ Factory: The Miniaturization of Medicine Manufacturing

‘Pop-Up’ Factory: The Miniaturization of...

As science speeds up, new approaches to modular manufacturing aim to get medicines to patients faster.

Meet the Common Viruses Now Used to Help Combat Cancer

Meet the Common Viruses Now Used to Help Combat Cancer

Meet the Common Viruses Now Used to Help Combat...

Common viruses are now being engineered to seek out and destroy cancer cells.

How Virtual Reality Takes Scientists Inside New Molecules (video)

How Virtual Reality Takes Scientists Inside New Molecules (video)

How Virtual Reality Takes Scientists Inside New...

A walk-in Pfizer's 3-D cube lets scientists explore the human body, its organs, and even the tiniest of cells.

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