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A federal appeals court has ruled that a biotech giant cannot force a grain elevator firm to store a strain of genetically modified corn.
5 hrs ago | Business Journal
Yet Brisbane-based InterMune still was able to get more than Roche's original bid, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission document filed Friday.
9 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune
La Jolla Coin Shop owner Michael McConnell, left, and real estate agent Randy Lawrence with the one-of-a-kind 1974-D aluminum penny, which could fetch the pair more than $250,000 at auction in April.
12 hrs ago | San Bernardino County Sun
A woman, center, reacts as she and others celebrate on the streets outside of West Point, that have been closed in by Liberian security forces to stop all movement the past week in a attempt to control the Ebola outbreak in Monrovia, Liberia, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.
16 hrs ago | Investor's Business Daily
United Therapeutics stock soared to an all-time of 118 on the victory. In midday trading in the stock market today , United Therapeutics was up nearly 26%, near 115.50.
20 hrs ago | Investor's Business Daily
While IBD has no greater ability than anyone else to predict the future, here are four biotech stocks that have been named as possible targets on the Street, with stock-moving results.
Hopes for AstraZeneca's promising cancer drug pipeline were boosted on Friday by news the company had moved its immuno-oncology medicine MEDI-4736 into a mid-stage study in colorectal cancer.
Takeda Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly & Co lost a bid to overthrow a combined $9 billion punitive-damage award by a U.S. jury for hiding cancer risks associated with their Actos diabetes drug, according to a court ruling.
CombiMatrix CFO Scott R. Burell acquired 1,000 shares of the company's stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 27th.
Weight-loss company Medifast, which makes products like Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Sour Cream and Chive Mashed Potatoes, announced a stockholder rights plan Thursday, Aug. 28. Medifast Inc. has moved to put a stockholder rights plan or "poison pill" in place that would make it hard for an outside company to execute a hostile takeover.
Mylan Inc. today announced that its abbreviated new drug application for a three times per week Glatiramer Acetate Injection 40 mg/mL has been accepted for filing by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration .
IBM continues to make the case for the nascent field of cognitive computing, showing off some Watson prototypes Thursday that could help speed scientific discovery in the medical field, by scanning large volumes of literature and data far more quickly then humans can, and suggesting possible leads.
Ebola-hit nations met for crisis talks on Thursday as the death toll topped 1,500 and the World Health Organization warned that the number of cases could exceed 20,000 before the outbreak is stemmed.
This undated handout photo provided by the journal Science shows Ebola surveillance at Kenema Governement Hospital is done by polymerase chain reaction, or PCR.
A highly anticipated test of an experimental Ebola vaccine will begin next week at the National Institutes of Health, amid mounting anxiety about the spread of the deadly outbreak in West Africa.
The county's economy grew by 3.5 per cent last year, compared with the national rate of 3.2 per cent, making it the second-best-performing area in the south east.
Safety trials on an Ebola vaccine are being fast-tracked, meaning it could be given to healthy volunteers as early as September, researchers said Thursday.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 11:38 pm
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