There’s a Reason 90% of Drugs Fail Clinical Trials, And We Can Fix It

It takes 10 to 15 years and around US$1 billion to develop one successful drug. Despite these significant investments in time and money, 90 percent of drug candidates in clinical trials fail.   Whether because they don’t adequately treat the condition they’re meant to target or the side effects are too strong, many drug candidates … Read more

NASA’s new astronaut candidates report to Houston to begin training

HOUSTON — One month after being announced to the world, NASA’s ten new astronaut candidates are reporting to work to begin two years of training. The four women and six men, who were chosen from a pool of more than 12,000 applicants, are starting their new careers as future space station crew members and possible … Read more