Skip to main content
Premium Trial:

Request an Annual Quote

Devgen Extends Collaboration with FMC

NEW YORK, April 23 -- Devgen of Ghent, Belgium, said today that it is extending a four-year collaboration with agri-chemical manufacturer FMC Corp. of Philadelphia.


The agreement, signed in 1999, will extend the partnership for one year, until April 2006, the company said in a statement. Financial details were not provided.


Devgen, a genomics-based drug discovery researcher, is developing assays and lead compounds for FMC to apply in pest control.
The Scan

Not Immediately Told

The US National Institutes of Health tells lawmakers that one of its grantees did not immediately report that it had developed a more infectious coronavirus, Science says.

Seems Effective in Kids

The Associated Press reports that the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for children appears to be highly effective at preventing symptomatic disease.

Intelligence Warning on Bioeconomy Threats

US intelligence warns over China's focus on technologies and data related to the bioeconomy, the New York Times reports.

PLOS Papers on Campylobacteriosis Sources, Inherited Retinal Dystrophies, Liver Cancer Prognosis

In PLOS this week: approach to uncover source of Campylobacteriosis, genetic risk factors for inherited retinal dystrophies, and more.