On Monday afternoon, the now-$1 billion biotech firm revealed positive outcomes from patients with aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma after receiving its anti-CD19 treatment. "The findings from an ongoing
It’s been 28 years since ARCH Venture Partners spun out of the University of Chicago in 1986, but the partners at the venture firm specialized in biotech are still going strong due to an investment strategy
Israel's Channel 2 television reported on Saturday that Protalix's facility in northern Israel is one of the only places in the world with the technology to mass produce a medicine like ZMapp, which uses
LONDON (Reuters) - A new group of biotech lung drugs that have produced promising results in clinical tests are now up against the issue of how cost-effective that are. A British Airways airplane flies
Google's distant past as simply an Internet company is one step further away. The search company expanded further into its hardware and biotech realms Wednesday when it said it was acquiring Lift Labs,
(Reuters) - Hundreds of companies around the world are chasing an emerging market for cheaper copies of costly biotech drugs, with more than 700 so-called biosimilars now in development or already approved,
"Starting today, biology takes its place among the core sciences that represent the future of defense technology." That's according to a press release today from the Defense Advanced Research Projects
The Inter-Academy Panel, a network of the world’s science academies including our own Royal Society, today issued a statement on synthetic biology. A few years ago, biologists in the higher branches of
There is growing pressure for producers and retailers to determine the geographical origin of the foods they distribute and sell, in response to new regulations around the traceability of foodstuffs. do
A new technique uses gene therapy to create "biological pacemakers" in pigs Cardiologists in Los Angeles have developed a gene-therapy technique that allows them to transform working heart-muscle cells
A patient with supposedly incurable cancer is now in complete remission thanks to a new experimental treatment she received at the Mayo Clinic: Killing cancer cells with massive doses of the measles virus.
Alana Saarinen loves playing golf and the piano, listening to music and hanging out with friends. In those respects, she's like many teenagers around the world. Except she's not, because every cell in
Equality is one of the most sacred values of modern society. Yet modern society is poised to become the most unequal in history. For humankind might soon split into biological castes, with upper-class
Genetically modified organisms today usually have just one engineered gene. Scientists now want to create organisms with whole new gene clusters. Thousands of researchers will descend on Boston this fall
The general perception is that while biological collections are mildly interesting, they are largely irrelevant to our lives. Nothing could be further from the truth. Among the many different resources
Home Secretary Theresa May has warned that if the Islamic State manage to consolidate the territory they have captured they could acquire "chemical, biological or even nuclear weapons to attack us" Britain's
But the thing is, they're un-fakeable. The Association for Psychological Science sketches out the physiological reasons why: A smile begins in our sensory corridors. The ear collects a whispered word.
More and more parents are refusing vitamin K shots for newborns due to anti-vaccination fears, placing babies at risk for severe brain and intestinal bleeding. Seven days; lots of science in the news.
It's a cyberwar robot that always hits back. In the high desert near Bluffdale, Utah, there lurks a creature made entirely of zeroes and ones. Called "MonsterMind", the project is an automated cyber weapon,
Discovery is alienating the very people who supply its content: scientists This post was originally published last year. With this year's Shark Week programming beginning tonight, we thought this would