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“You take the blue pill – the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill – you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes”*…


The Top Pharmaceutical Products by US Retail Sales in 2011

Compiled and Produced by the Njardarson Group (The University of Arizona): Edon Vitaku, Elizabeth A. Ilardi, Jon T. Njardarson

See the rest here along with many other Disease-Focused Pharmaceuticals.

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via Medical School and Science Llama; top-most image, here.

* Morpheus to Neo, in The Matrix.


As we swallow, we might spare a thought for Donald J. Cram; he died on this date in 2001.  An organic chemist who specialized in the creation of molecules that mimic the chemical behaviour of molecules found in living systems, Cram shared a Nobel Prize for work that effectively founded the field of host-guest chemistry… and that led to advances in drug-delivery systems that enabled many of the products pictured above.



Written by (Roughly) Daily

June 17, 2013 at 1:01 am