O'Driscoll, Cath
August 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;8/28/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 32, p37
Trade Publication
The article offers news briefs on issues related to research and development. There has been a unanimous agreement between European Union ministers to the proposed implementation of research-based measures to combat terrorism. A bacteria capable of protecting the skin and body was discovered through a collaboration between BASF and OrganoBalance. The British National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence refused to recommend Avastin and Erbitux drugs as treatment for advanced colon cancer.


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