Saturday, August 18, 2018

bio technology

bio technology
High-fiber wheat plants grow in a Calyxt greenhouse in New Brighton

Gene-Editing Startups Ignite The Next ‘Frankenfood’ Fight

By Rod Nickel (Reuters) In a suburban Minneapolis laboratory, a tiny company that has never turned a profit is poised to beat the world's biggest...
Biotech incubator taps investors through in-house brokerage

Special Report: Biotech Incubator Taps Investors through In-House Brokerage

By Elizabeth Dilts, Benjamin Lesser, Carl O'Donnell and Michael Erman NEW YORK (Reuters) Last August, National Securities Corp analyst Jonathan Aschoff was bullish on Avenue...
The last two northern white rhino females graze alongside a southern white rhino at Kenya's Laikipia National Park

Scientists Hope Test-Tube Embryos Can Save Near-Extinct White Rhino

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters)  Scientists have created hybrid embryos from the sperm of near-extinct northern white rhinoceroses in the laboratory, hoping they can ultimately help...
Roche tablets positioned in front of a displayed Roche logo

Roche Pays $2.4 Billion for Rest of Cancer Expert Foundation Medicine

By Michael Shields and Ben Hirschler ZURICH/LONDON (Reuters) Swiss drugmaker Roche is paying $2.4 billion to buy the rest of Foundation Medicine (FMI), raising its...
The WHO headquarters are pictured in Geneva

Gap in Regulating Biotech Drug Copies Prompts WHO to Step In

By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) Cut-price copies of expensive biotech drugs promise to slash the cost of treating serious diseases, including cancer, in rich and...
Roche breast cancer drug treatment time can be halved - study

Roche Breast Cancer Drug Treatment Time Can Be Halved – Study

By Deena Beasley (Reuters) Treating early stage breast cancer patients for just six months with Roche's Herceptin works as well as the current 12-month regimen, researchers...