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U.S. CDC says more lab workers may have been exposed to anthrax

Jun 21, 2014

U.S. CDC says more lab workers may have been exposed to anthrax

CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. authorities increased to 84 people their count of government workers potentially exposed to live anthrax at three laboratories in Atlanta as they investigated a breach in safety procedures for handling the deadly pathogen #Business #Japan #Brazil #Arabic #Middle East #Biotechnology #Latin America #Entertainment #Mexico
Biotech queen Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw heads IIM-Bangalore

Feb 19, 2014

Biotech queen Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw heads IIM-Bangalore

India's biotechnology queen Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is the new chairperson of the prestigious Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore (IIM-B) #Mukesh Ambani #IIM #Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw #Biotechnology #IIM-Bangalore #Biocon Ltd
Why we must clear the GMO clutter while we still can

Jan 13, 2013

Why we must clear the GMO clutter while we still can

Pushed by the government and riding on hired science, the GM industry is slowly but surely descending on us. But we must demand answers to a few reasonable questions. #HowThisWorks #GMO #Genetically Modified Organism #National Biotechnology Regulatory Bill
Brain networks explain why some teenagers smoke

Apr 30, 2012

Brain networks explain why some teenagers smoke

In the largest imaging study of its kind, involving the brains of 1,896 14-year-olds, scientists have discovered a number of previously "unknown networks" that go a long way towards answering why some teenagers smoke and some don't. #Biotechnology #Smoking #unknown networks #Nature Neuroscience #University of Vermont #brain networks #teenagers
Pfizer scraps insulin deal with Biocon, stock tumbles

Mar 13, 2012

Pfizer scraps insulin deal with Biocon, stock tumbles

US drugmaker Pfizer said on Monday it has scrapped a deal to sell insulin products made by Biocon Ltd, in what is set to be a major blow for India's largest listed biotech firm. #India #NewsTracker #Biotechnology #Biocon #Pfizer #Insulin

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Biotechnology Regulatory Authority: The Bill that will decide what you eat

Jun 17, 2013

Biotechnology Regulatory Authority: The Bill that will decide what you eat

When the stated objective of a regulatory Bill is to promote biotechnology, it cannot be faulted for not putting in place safeguards. But is India even worried? #ConnectTheDots #Parliamentary Standing Committee #Biotechnology Regulatory Authority
The biotech debate: Too important to leave to politicians to decide

Jul 21, 2011

The biotech debate: Too important to leave to politicians to decide

Biotechnology is too complex and important to be left to the politicians alone. It is time an independent authority looked into the research, safety, release, and labeling of biotech products. #India #ThisisNext #BT Brinjal #Biotechnology #biotech

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The biotech debate: Too important to leave to politicians to decide

Aug 29, 2014

How She Did It: Melissa Fensterstock on Launching a Luxury Perfume That Doubles As a Pesticide

Melissa M. Fensterstock holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, a MPhil in Bioscience Enterprise from the University of Cambridge, and a BA in Neuroscience from The Johns Hopkins University.  She has worked primarily in life sciences and luxury co... #Harvard Business School #University of Cambridge
The biotech debate: Too important to leave to politicians to decide

Aug 15, 2014

Are Individual Investors Too Bullish?

Stocks have continued higher from last Thursday's lows when the technical indicators suggested a rally was imminent. The Spyder Trust (SPY) has rallied 2.2% from the lows, which has taken it back to initial resistance. In last week's comments (Are th... #Harvard Business School #University of Cambridge
The biotech debate: Too important to leave to politicians to decide

Aug 14, 2014

Banks Exit I.P.O. They Should Have Passed Up in the First Place

Deutsche Bank and Wells Fargo nixed a biotechnology I.P.O. six days after shares started trading. Their reasoning looks defensible but their due diligence beforehand less so, Robert Cyran writes for Reuters Breakingviews... #Deutsche Bank #Wells Fargo