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19 min ago | San Jose Mercury News

Puma Biotech soars on positive breast cancer drug results

Puma Biotechnology' stock soared Wednesday after the company reported positive trial results for its breast cancer drug, positioning the company as a potential takeover target.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Science / Technology, Healthcare Law, Law, Johnson & Johnson, Business News

4 hrs ago | SFGate

Will hepatitis C drug continue blockbuster sales?

Gilead Sciences' $1,000-a-day hepatitis C pill is facing a firestorm of criticism from insurers and lawmakers, but none of those obstacles are likely to stop the Foster City company from reporting blockbuster revenues during the second quarter today.


Related Topix: Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Hepatitis, Health, Startups, CGI Pharmaceuticals, Liver Cancer

8 hrs ago | Daily World

Head of troubled CDC anthrax lab has resigned

The head of the government lab which potentially exposed workers to live anthrax has resigned, an agency spokesman said Wednesday.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Influenza

9 hrs ago |

US stocks mixed as earnings reports roll in

Biotechnology stocks were among the biggest gainers. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 10 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,104 as of 11:21 a.m. Eastern.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Science / Technology

11 hrs ago |

GSK cuts earnings forecast after weak 2nd quarter

Drug maker GlaxoSmithKline has cut its full-year earnings expectations as it says its second-quarter profits were hit by currency moves and a fall in sales of its respiratory drugs.


Related Topix: GlaxoSmithKline, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

13 hrs ago | North County Public Radio

Biotech firm pulls out of Saranac Lake

The Village of Saranac Lake's plan to grow a cluster of biotechnology companies suffered a setback Monday.


Related Topix: Saranac Lake, NY, Science / Technology, Medicine, Myriad Genetics, Healthcare Industry, Lake Placid, NY, Myriad Pharmaceuticals, Lake-Clear, NY

18 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

Ghana's progress in biotech, model for Africa - Top scientist

Ghana's progress towards setting up robust biotech policy is a an excellent model that other African countries can emulate, Africa Harvest Chief Executive Officer, Dr Florence Wambugu, said at sixth African Nutritional and Epidemiology Conference .


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nutrition, Medicine

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The corrected release reads:... )--Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation , the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of env... )--Morgan Stanley will host a Fixed Income Investor conference call on Friday, August 1, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. with Ruth Porat - Executive Vice President and Chie... )--Essensa, a ... (more)


Related Topix: Construction, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock, Stanley, Semiconductors, Analog Devices, Osiris Therapeutics

Business Journal

a Second quarter venture capitalist data shows biotechnology investment is strong, for now

Biotech investment is the highest in Massachusetts than it has ever been, yet venture capital experts say the type of companies receiving investment could create problems for the industry down the line.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

West Australian

Exclusive- India's Lupin, U.S. firms weigh bids for GSK's mature drugs: sources

Assuming a multiple of between two and three times those sales, the assets on the block could fetch between $3.5 billion and $5.0 billion , the sources said.


Related Topix: GlaxoSmithKline

Lowe's plans 1,000-worker Indianapolis call center

The North Carolina-based retailer announced Tuesday that it would spend about $20 million to buy and equip an office building in a business park on the city's northwest side.


Related Topix: Medicine, Eli Lilly, Healthcare Industry, Bradenton, FL

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester considers tax break for biotech

A move is afoot on the City Council to adopt a provision of state law that will allow the city to exempt from local taxation certain equipment used by companies for research and development.


Related Topix: Worcester, MA, Science / Technology

Ark. university awarded $1.5M for cancer research

The goal of the five-year grant is to help clinicians attack hidden metastatic tumors and prevent cancer recurrence.


Related Topix: University of Arkansas, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, National Cancer Institute, Charitable Organizations, National Institutes of Health, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Biotech genocide, Monsanto collaborators and the Nazi legacy of 'science' as justification for murder

Monsanto is widely recognize as the most hated and most evil corporation on the planet.


Related Topix: Monsanto, Agriculture, Science

Business Highlights

Before Ralf Groene helped devise the look and feel of Microsoft's Surface tablet, he designed food - or "food concepts," he says, such as dried noodles that come wrapped around a pair of chopsticks and a fork that squeezes out sauce.


Related Topix: Atlantic City, NJ, Allergan, Beer, Drink

3 Biotech Stocks Breaking Out on Big Volume

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Mozilla

The Winnipeg Free Press

Valeant contacts regulators about what it says are misleading claims by Allergan

The head office and sign of Valeant Pharmaceutical are pictured in Montreal on May 27, 2013.


Related Topix: Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Law, Financial Services

The News Tribune

Allergan 2Q profit climbs 16 percent

The Irvine, California-based company said earnings increased to $417.2 million, or $1.37 per share, from $359.9 million, or $1.19 per share, in the same quarter a year ago.


Related Topix: Allergan, Irvine, CA

Allergan to cut 1,500 employees in restructuring

The Irvine, California, company also says it will eliminate about 250 vacant positions.


Related Topix: Allergan, Irvine, CA

Ag Professional

Report shows biotech crop varieties continue to be preferred

Because of the environmental, economical and societal benefits they provide, genetically engineered varieties of soybeans, cotton and corn are the preferred choice of U.S. farmers, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture .


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Science / Technology, US News, United States Department of Agriculture


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