Shares of Juno Therapeutics and Kite Pharmaceuticals are falling today based on news coming out of a big cancer conference over the weekend, reports CNBC's Meg Tirrell.» Read More
Rural thieves in bone-dry California are sacking water pumps and irrigation lines for copper, putting further pressure on farmers.
Avalanche Biotechnologies founder and CEO Thomas Chalberg, discusses treatments for wet macular degeneration, and a potential treatment for color blindness.
As space becomes a problem for burial in urban areas, the idea of turning corpses into compost is gaining ground. The NYT reports.
Scientists say in the more ancient past, California had droughts for decades or even centuries. New York Times reports.
FDA never publicized that popular supplements contain a chemical nearly identical to amphetamine. New York Times reports.
Researchers at Stanford University have invented a battery that can fully charge in as little as one minute, with CNBC's Josh Lipton and Phil LeBeau.
LONDON, April 7- U.S. scientists said they have invented a cheap, long-lasting and flexible battery made of aluminum for use in smartphones that can be charged in as little as one minute. The researchers, who detailed their discovery in the journal Nature, said the new aluminum-ion battery has the potential to replace lithium-ion batteries, used in millions of...
CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports the CDC is warning about a drug-resistant illness outbreak called Shigella.
A tipping point may be coming. A crowded marketplace was already pressuring winemakers to cut prices. Now, the drought is pushing up costs.
Think video games are just for fun? Think again. They're part of the future of learning, says UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski.
One week of warm readings may not mean anything, a weather expert says, but it's something to keep an eye to see if it's part of a trend.
Stephen Hawking, the world’s most famous theoretical physicist, has become the latest celebrity to apply for trademark of their name.
Men are growing beards to assert dominance over other men and appeal to women, a report in The Telegraph suggests.
Antarctica may have marked its warmest day ever recorded earlier this week, with a temperature reading of 63.5 F.
Biogen will move its Alzheimer's drug quickly into phase 3 studies, jumping over the middle stage, reports CNBC's Meg Tirrell.
Scientists have found a way to create mutant organisms more reliably using a recently developed gene-editing technique, NBC reports.
In drought-stricken California, farmers make more selling water than rice. NBC News reports.
From vaccines to genetically-modified foods, the scientific community is often stuck playing defense. When did science become a dirty word?
March 6- Lower-cost versions of biological drugs, known as biosimilars, are taking aim at some of the world's biggest-selling medicines. Unlike chemical compounds, such as aspirin or statins, these biotech products are made of hormones, antibodies and other proteins. DIFFERENT REGULATORY PATHWAYS Biosimilars are already sold in Europe, Japan and other parts...
Amgen's cancer drug Kyprolis demonstrated positive results in a study against Takeda's Velcade. Dr. Sean Harper, Amgen, discusses the benefit risk equation for both drugs.