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Officials remove special rules for gene therapy experiments
August 15th, 2018  6:57 PM

U.S. health officials revised rules for gene therapy experiments

Officials remove special rules for gene therapy experiments
The Latest: Congressman to remain on ballot despite charges
August 9th, 2018  2:17 AM

Republican Rep. Chris Collins says he will remain on the ballot running for re-election in New York as he fights charges that he used inside information about a biotechnology company to make illicit stock trades

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GOP congressman from New York charged with insider trading
August 9th, 2018  12:24 AM

Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York is vehemently denying charges he fed inside information he gleaned from sitting on the board of an Australian biotechnology company to his son

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The Latest: Congressman pleads not guilty to insider trading
August 8th, 2018  2:58 PM

U.S. Rep. Chris Collins has pleaded not guilty to insider trading charges

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Genetics technology could lead to more crops, fresher food
August 6th, 2018  1:44 PM

A multinational agricultural company based in Idaho has acquired gene editing licensing rights that could one day be used to help farmers produce more crops and make grocery store offerings such as strawberries, potatoes and avocados stay fresher longer.

Genetics technology could lead to more crops, fresher food
Groupon, JPMorgan Chase rise, Twitter, CTI BioPharma fall
July 9th, 2018  4:36 PM

Groupon, JPMorgan Chase rise, Twitter, CTI BioPharma fall

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Rhode Island considers tax credits for biotech company
June 28th, 2018  12:27 PM

Rhode Island is considering using tax incentives to attract a Massachusetts pharmaceutical company

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X-rays and soy on front lines of US-China trade spat
June 15th, 2018  1:55 PM

X-ray machines, soybeans on front lines of US-China trade spat

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X-rays, soy on front lines of US-China trade spa
June 15th, 2018  11:17 AM

X-ray machines, soybeans on front lines of US-China trade spat

X-rays, soy on front lines of US-China trade spa
$1.5B settlement in suit over Syngenta modified corn seed
March 13th, 2018  9:44 AM

A $1.5 billion settlement has been reached in a class-action lawsuit against Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over its introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed

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Settlement reached in suit over Syngenta modified corn seed
March 12th, 2018  8:50 PM

A Swiss agribusiness giant has agreed to a $1.5 billion settlement in a lawsuit over its introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed

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First blood test to help diagnose brain injuries gets US OK
February 14th, 2018  9:04 PM

The first blood test to help diagnose traumatic brain injuries has won US government approval

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Can gene therapy be harnessed to fight the AIDS virus?
February 13th, 2018  1:27 AM

Scientists are trying gene therapy to fight HIV, the virus that causes AIDS

Can gene therapy be harnessed to fight the AIDS virus?
LA Times buyer is a basketball-loving biotech billionaire
February 7th, 2018  2:43 PM

The man buying the Los Angeles Times is a 65-year-old physician-entrepreneur described by Forbes Magazine as "America's richest doctor."

Patrick Soon-Shiong
2nd man has gene editing; therapy has no safety flags so far
February 6th, 2018  7:33 PM

Doctors have treated a second patient in a historic gene editing study in California

2nd man has gene editing; therapy has no safety flags so far
Johnson & Johnson loses $10.7B after sweeping US tax changes
January 23rd, 2018  4:24 PM

Johnson & Johnson reports 4th-quarter loss of $10.71 billion due to charge for tax law changes, higher spending

Johnson & Johnson loses $10.7B after sweeping US tax changes
Martin Shkreli's ex-lawyer found guilty of financial fraud
December 28th, 2017  12:33 AM

A lawyer accused of helping pharmaceutical entrepreneur Martin Shkreli cover up financial fraud has been convicted in New York

defense attorney Baruch White; Martin Shkreli; defense attorney Jonathan Sack co-defendant Evan Greebel
Gene therapy for rare form of blindness wins US approval
December 19th, 2017  1:24 PM

U.S. health officials approve gene therapy that can restore the sight of patients with a rare form of inherited blindness

Gene therapy for rare form of blindness wins US approval
AP Exclusive: US scientists try 1st gene editing in the body
November 15th, 2017  10:19 AM

American scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in hope of curing a disease.

AP Exclusive: US scientists try 1st gene editing in the body
Swiss biotech group Roche sees 5 pct rise in 9-month sales
October 19th, 2017  4:12 AM

Swiss biotech company Roche says sales grew 5 percent in the first nine months of the year, crediting new product launches and citing double-digit growth in the pharmaceuticals division in the U.S. market

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