New therapy extends breast cancer survival rate, prevents reoccurrence

A new immunotherapy developed by researchers at Northwestern University dramatically extends the survival time of mice with triple negative breast cancer, one of the most aggressive and difficult-to-treat forms of breast cancer. In a new study, mice treated with the therapy, which comprises two immunity-boosting drugs housed inside a nanoparticle, experienced complete tumor remission for […]

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First companies obtain regulatory approval for IPOs under new ChiNext system

Three Chinese companies have become the first to obtain regulatory approval to publicly list on Shenzhen’s start-up board ChiNext, after a recent reform aimed at fast-tracking initial public offerings (IPOs). China introduced a U.S-style IPO system to the ChiNext a month ago, as part of efforts to reform the country’s stock markets and channel much-needed […]

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Robot dolphins: the cruelty-free £20m ‘animal’ you can’t tell from the real thing

They can respond to questions, swim happily in shopping mall display tanks, and withstand close contact that would usually be harmful to real animals – without any ethical problems. And they could soon be coming to aquariums in China. Entrepreneurs in New Zealand are working with American creators of some of Hollywood’s most famous creatures […]

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