Daily Archives: June 26, 2020

‘Fair & Lovely’ Skin Lightener to Get Makeover After Backlash

MUMBAI – Unilever will drop the word “fair” from its “Fair & Lovely” skin lightening products, it said on Thursday, in the latest makeover of a brand in response to a global backlash against racial prejudice. Skin lightening cosmetics have a huge market in South Asia, but their promotion is being questioned, especially in the wake

20 Years On, Human Genome Project Helps Drive COVID-19 Research

WASHINGTON – Until this March, machines at the Broad Institute in Massachusetts were decoding the equivalent of an entire human genome every 10 minutes. The automated DNA sequencing facility is among the world’s largest genomics labs. Its technology descends from that which produced the first working draft of the human genome 20 years ago Friday.

Medicom Announces UK Mask Manufacturing Facility in Alliance with British Government

MONTREAL, June 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Medicom Group, (“Medicom”), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of medical and respiratory masks, has announced the further expansion of its global footprint with the plan to open a new mask manufacturing facility in the United Kingdom this year. Established as Medicom HealthPro Limited, the factory will produce […]