Trouble for California Cloning?

Trouble for California Cloning? The United Nations will likely decide Friday, after many delays, whether to vote on an international cloning ban, vote on a new declaration introduced by Italy or delay voting once again. Just weeks after Californians voted for a $3 billion proposition to fund embryonic stem-cell research, which would include therapeutic cloning, […]


Contingency Plans Help Current Merck Crisis

Contingency Plans Help Current Merck Crisis : In the wake of Merck & Co.’s announcement to pull Vioxx off the market, the pharmaceutical giant pressed forward with plans to launch new products … The fact that companies such as Merck & Co. can quickly bounce back from troublesome corporate crises is a testament to their […]


Biotech execs have a sense of humor about elusive profits

Biotech execs have a sense of humor about elusive profits When Ernst & Young’s annual report on the biotechnology industry last year predicted that as a whole, the industry would turn profitable for the first time in 2008, some long-term industry veterans gave a knowing heard-that-one-before chuckle.