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Understanding “forever chemicals” (PFAS): An overview of risks and solutions

November 3, 2023
PFAS, forever chemicals
Poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), also known as forever chemicals, are present in everyday applications, ranging from fire-fighting foam, nonstick cookware, food packaging, and waterproof and stain-resistant clothing, to cleaning products, paints, and much more. They have been making our lives easier and less messy, but this convenience came at a substantial cost.
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What does AI hold for Pharma?

April 20, 2023
AI is rapidly penetrating the pharmaceutical industry and healthcare sector, bringing significant opportunities that can transform the industry. From drug discovery to clinical trials, AI is being leveraged by pharmaceutical companies to foster innovation while accelerating drug development, reducing costs, and delivering better outcomes across the value chain.
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Green chemistry: Reframing the mindset of the pharma industry

December 16, 2022
In the last two decades, the pharma industry shifted towards the implementation of green chemistry practices and sustainability strategies, in search of innovative ways to minimize its environmental footprint. Green pharmaceuticals focus on minimizing hazards and pollution while adopting greener drug discovery routes and development practices.
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Cyclodextrins: History and applications of a versatile ingredient

September 19, 2022
Cyclodextrins are cyclic oligomers of glucose that naturally occur from the enzymatic degradation of the most essential polysaccharides, starch. They have been known for almost 130 years but they really made their breakthrough in the 1980s with the first applications in the pharmaceutical and food industries.
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Discover the health benefits of sulforaphane

May 13, 2020
Broccoli is a vegetable that you either love or hate, but due to its high nutritional value it has entered our diet habits with increasing popularity. Its impressive nutritional profile includes sulforaphane...
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