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Pharmaceutical Sciences

Using sponges to wipe out cancer

The natural product manzamine A, derived from Indo-Pacific marine sponges, exhibits anti-cancer properties in a preclinical study, report researchers at the Medical University of South CarolinaCredit: Samuel Chow. This file is licensed…

Pharma’s potential impact on water quality

When people take medications, these drugs and their metabolites can be excreted and make their way to wastewater treatment plants. From there, the compounds can end up in waterways. Wastewater from pharmaceutical companies could start off…