SPOTLIGHT: Big Pharma's biotech shift hurts chemists

2007 may be remembered as the year Big Pharma moved away from chemical-based drugs and fully embraced the biologics revolution. AstraZeneca, Sanofi, and (most notably) Pfizer--among many others--have announced initiatives that involve boosting investment in biotech drugs. But with chemical-based drugs out of vogue, there's a group that's been forced to go job-hunting: chemists. Report

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