Featured Articles 2018-03-21T15:04:37+00:00

Selling cells: the economics of CAR-T therapy

23 October 2018|

As a new class of CAR-T cell therapies moves through clinical trials and the first of these innovative treatments enters the market, the therapy is causing almost as much consternation as excitement in the healthcare sphere. While CAR-T looks set to transform the treatment of cancer, what does the future hold for one of the industry’s most advanced – and expensive – treatments? Sally Turner finds out.

Creating a train station in virtual reality with MTR Crossrail

22 October 2018|

The operator of London’s upcoming Elizabeth Line has developed a platform that allows trainee staff to hone their safety and security skills in a virtual train station. In this Q&A, MTR Crossrail finance director Andy King talks to Joe Baker about the benefits of this innovative approach to training, and how it could be expanded in the future.

How will Heathrow deliver its pivotal third runway expansion?

21 October 2018|

With a third runway at London’s Heathrow Airport finally approved after years of delays, an all-important question still remains: what happens now? As contractors jostle for position on the project, Joe Baker finds out what the biggest challenges for Heathrow will be in the years to come.

16Oct 2018

Using AI to personalise drug combination therapy

Doctors routinely employ a combination therapy strategy for cancer patients, but figuring out which drugs to use is a challenge. Researchers at the National University of Singapore have developed an artificial intelligence platform called QPOP to streamline this process. Abi Millar finds out more about how the platform could personalise combination therapy.

14Oct 2018

Pepsi breathes life into the night-time soft drinks concept

Soft drink innovation in Japan is often on a different level than that in other world markets, making it difficult to judge whether or not a specific launch is evidence of something big or just a fad. GlobalData analyses whether Suntory’s recent launch of Pepsi J-Cola Midnight in Japan could be evidence that global soft drink manufacturers have bigger plans in store for night time beverages.

11Oct 2018

Ship recycling: can Europe clean up its own mess?

With a Chinese ban on scrapping EU-flagged ships, and a new shipyard regulation set to come into play at the end of the year, shipowners on the continent are concerned about diminished recycling capabilities. But is their reaction justifiable or overblown? Ross Davies takes a look at both sides of the argument.