Scientists look to drugs already in development to combat COVID-19

Feb 28, 2020
The new coronavirus has researchers looking through their back catalogs for possible solutions.
Mike Natchus, who works at the Emory Institute for Drug Development in Atlanta, examines one of the compounds used in the lab where EIDD 2801 was developed.
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'Biosimilar' drug launches for first time in U.S.

Sep 4, 2015
The new type of generic drug could reduce costs of cutting-edge medicines.

Gamers' new challenge: a urine sample

Jul 24, 2015
Super Smash Bros. is way more serious than we thought.

Some schools are still testing students for drug use

Jul 16, 2015
The tests are legal, but their effectiveness is questionable.

How a $150 million investment turned into $3.3 billion

Nov 19, 2014
The Cystic Fibrosis foundation has sold its royalty rights to a drug it helped fund.

Legalized pot use vs. employer drug testing

May 7, 2014
A court case in Colorado challenges the rights of employers to test their workers for legal pot use.

Georgia latest state to drug-test welfare applicants

May 2, 2014
A bill signed in Georgia this week will allow drug testing of some welfare applicants. How has this worked in other states?
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal answers questions from the media during a news conference at the Capitol building on February 11, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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