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Promising Peptide Therapies The front runners in the game of drug delivery include small molecule and large molecule drugs, but there is another class that lands right in between: peptides. Several companies, including Rhythm Pharmaceuticals (Boston, MA), Kalos...read more
You'll Never Walk Alone Ready for a fascinating, “earthy” truth about ourselves? Our every surface and crevice teems with microbes—inside and out. In fact, bacterial cells in and on our body outnumber human cells by about ten to one. Most people walk around completely...read more
Putting Nature to Work There’s more than one way to skin a cat. Or make medicine, for that matter. It all depends on the kind—tabby or calico? Small molecule or biologic? One key feature that distinguishes biologic drugs such as monoclonal antibodies from small...read more