big pharma

Drugs

This Algorithm Finds Ways to Make Life-Saving Drugs While Avoiding Patents

The researchers expect the algorithm will be used to both create stronger patents and navigate around existing pharmaceutical patents.
Daniel Oberhaus
1.17.19
big pharma

23andMe Sold Access to Your DNA Library to Big Pharma, But You Can Opt Out

23andMe customers can opt out of the program, but that misses the point.
Daniel Oberhaus
7.26.18
Pharma

New 'Reactionware' 3D Printing System Spits Out Pharmaceuticals On-Demand

The door is open for making drugs on-site in doctors' offices, or even in space.
Michael Byrne
1.19.18
surprise

Big Pharma Policies on Sharing Research Are Super Shady

A new review published in the British Medical Journal found policies were really varied.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.27.17
pharmaceutical industry

Increasing Pharma Profits Come from Price Bumps, Not New Drugs

Something is broken.
Michael Byrne
6.17.17
Not-so-super bugs

These Are the Most Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs in the World

As these bugs develop resistance to our last line of defense, it puts us in a serious pickle.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.27.17
Canada

Congress Just Missed an Opportunity to Give Americans Access to Cheaper Drugs

An amendment sponsored by Senator Bernie Sanders was one of three that addressed the issue, but they were all voted down.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.12.17
Twitter

Twitter Finally Cracked Down on ‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli

Writer Lauren Duca has reported a ton of harassment after she appeared on Fox News.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.9.17
politics

Congress Used Dying Kids and Slick PR to Sell America a Handout to Big Pharma

The 21st Century Cures Act was passed thanks to an army of lobbyists and a PR campaign that preyed on dying children who are unlikely to benefit from it.
Jason Koebler
12.7.16
Features

Is Big Pharma Out to Stop—Or Take Over—Marijuana Legalization?

Pharmaceutical companies might not have to actively oppose cannabis legalization to cause problems for the marijuana movement.
Joel Warner
8.25.16
Drugs

How the TPP Could Stifle the Discovery of New Drugs

There’s been a lot of talk about how the trade deal could affect drug prices, but it could also hinder new discoveries.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.23.16
Drugs

​What to Expect When Pfizer and Allergan Are Expecting

What will the biggest pharmaceutical merger ever mean for drug discovery?
Meghan Neal
11.24.15
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