Category: General Biotechnology

Motorola shedding biochip biz

Motorola shedding biochip biz Motorola Inc. has put its life sciences business up for sale in a move that is dashing CEO Christopher Galvin’s dream of making biochips the company’s next big success.


Celera Shifts Marketing of Database

Celera Shifts Marketing of Database The main job of marketing and distributing the database will be shifted to Celera’s sister company, the Applied Biosystems Group, which makes equipment used to study genes and proteins


Was the U.S. government cheated on DNA decoder?

Was the U.S. government cheated on DNA decoder? The scribblings of Henry Huang helped start the great race to map the human genome, and they may help settle allegations that the U.S. government got robbed on the way to the finish.


Cultivating Prosperous Partnerships

Cultivating Prosperous Partnerships Like dedicated gardeners — who know that it’s not enough to merely plant seeds and bulbs to create a flourishing landscape — pharmaceutical companies have come to realize that tending to their partnering relationships is critical to achieving the best results.


Pa. uses tobacco settlement to fund biotech

Pa. uses tobacco settlement to fund biotech Its efforts reflect a larger trend of states targeting bioscience as a source of future jobs and revenue. Overall, at least 41 states have instituted initiatives in recent years to attract new life-sciences companies, according to research conducted by Columbus, Ohio-based nonprofit organization Battelle Memorial Institute


Biotech stocks show indication of rebounding

Biotech stocks show indication of rebounding Biotechnology stocks, down sharply since late last year because of a raft of bad news, appeared to begin a comeback last week as clinical trials results were leaked in advance of a major scientific meeting.


Chinese cloning control required

Chinese cloning control required Strict ethical guidelines are needed in China to calm public fears about new cell technologies such as cloning, one of the country’s leading scientists has said.


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