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7 ideas for streamlining the way we test pharmaceuticals7 ideas for streamlining the way we test pharmaceuticals

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

The process for testing new drugs is clunky at best. As Susan Solomon reveals in her TED Talk, drug discovery on average takes 13 years, costs $4 billion, and has a 99% failure rate. Drugs are tested in the lab, then in animals, then in human trials that often aren’t big enough to be conclusive. (Human […]