FDA, EMA to share inspection load; Centrifuge boasts disposable tech;

> The U.S. FDA and the European Medicines Agency are launching an initiative to share work on inspections of manufacturing sites beginning next month. News

> Impact Technology Development in Devens, MA has invented a disposable centrifuge for biological processes. Article

> Harvard researchers have shown that achieving physical equilibrium in emulsions, long thought to be almost instantaneous, may actually take months or even years. Story

> Witnesses at a congressional hearing said Medicare price controls are a contributor to drug shortages. Story

> Medimetriks Pharmaceuticals has named IGI Laboratories developer and manufacturer of prescription topical drug products. Article

> Sihuan Pharmaceutical Holdings of Hong Kong held a groundbreaking ceremony for its production and R&D center in Beijing. Release

> Mettler Toledo claims its dissolved oxygen sensor technology can speed API fermentation. Story

> The Motley Fool has named Greg Divis of KV Pharmaceutical to its list of the worst CEOs of 2011. List

> Palletways 51, a U.K. logistics service provider, has won a deal to distribute some 1,200 drug product lines for Kent Pharmaceutical. Story