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The Immune System: Our Personal Security Detail

Have you ever wondered why we get fevers when we’re down with the flu? The immune system is a highly complex and efficient system of cells that carry out specific processes at a molecular level. Each one of these processes...

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The Process and Costs of Drug Development

The investment required for discovering and developing each new drug averages $2 billion USD. In addition, the process of taking a synthesized compound to the market as a drug can take years, even decades. To top it all off, only...