Stories tagged: biotechnology
Sun., Feb. 19, 2017, midnight
Motley Fool: Look to biotech sector for undervalued stocks
With the stock market trading near an all-time high, it’s hard to find undervalued stocks. You can find some in the biotechnology sector, though. Consider Celgene (Nasdaq: CELG).
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 12:45 p.m.
Pfizer to pay $14 billion for Medivation
Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc. is paying $14 billion to buy Medivation Inc., a San Francisco biotech company that sells a high-priced prostate cancer medication discovered by UCLA.
Thu., Dec. 6, 2012, 3:57 p.m.
Gene-altered mosquitoes could be used vs. dengue
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Mosquito control officials in the Florida Keys are waiting for the federal government to sign off on an experiment that would release hundreds of thousands …
Tue., Dec. 4, 2012, 7:49 a.m.
Fast-growing fish may never wind up on your plate
WASHINGTON (AP) — Salmon that’s been genetically modified to grow twice as fast as normal could soon show up on your dinner plate. That is, if the company that makes …
Tue., Oct. 23, 2012, 10:28 a.m.
Groups win challenge to gene-altered crops
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge sided on Tuesday with environmental groups that challenged the planting of genetically-modified crops on National Wildlife Refuges in the South. U.S. District Judge James …
Wed., Oct. 17, 2012, 12:17 a.m.
World Food Prize activities attract Occupy protest
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It’s difficult to argue with the goals of the World Food Prize Foundation — to recognize people who have helped improve the quality and availability …
Sat., Oct. 6, 2012, 9:46 a.m.
Calif. initiative will test appetite for GMO food
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Calories. Nutrients. Serving size. How about “produced with genetic engineering?” California voters will soon decide whether to require certain raw and processed foods to carry such …
Wed., Sept. 12, 2012, 10:01 a.m.
‘Berlin Man,’ doctor convinced HIV cure is real
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The first person reportedly cured of HIV said Wednesday he is hopeful that medical advances will allow others suffering from the virus that causes AIDS to …