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...» Read More
Despite piles of research on the skin cancer risks of sun exposure and tanning beds, dermatologists and cancer groups struggle to persuade people to protect their skin from ultraviolet rays.
The average US refrigerator is 15 percent larger than 30 years ago, and one out of four homes has a second one. See a problem?
With 12 million Americans allergic to one food item or another, sales of specialty foods are soaring.
Scientists once revealed that sitting all day leads to a cascade of harmful metabolic effects. Now there's new evidence that not only is it making you fatter, but it might also be making you dumber.
In a word, the tech rankings this year are stunning, with a major shake-up of the top ten. California falls from the top, while two other states join the elite.
As part of our annual study, America’s Top States for Business, we grade states on several criteria in this important category of Technology & Innovation.
The National Geographic Channel is preparing to beam tweets into space, in response to the "Wow! signal," a transmission received from space.
Recent graduates with arts degrees face a jobless rate of 11.1 percent. With numbers like that, the degree probably seems useless. But many people have gone on to great success after earning “useless” degrees.
The breakthrough may prove important to the development of underwater autonomous systems — which provide situational awareness and long-term environment monitoring — a growing market.
The government says its plan could create as many as 12,000 jobs by 2020.
NASA killed a new X-ray telescope mission on Thursday, two years before its planned launch.
Gorilla Glass is, well, not your ordinary glass. It's also an example of how advanced manufacturing can drive innovation, efficiency, cost-savings and job creation.
More than a few CEOs say it's the sad reality that jobs go unfilled. Skeptics say its a smokescreen for wanting to send jobs offshore and pay less in wages.
Elon Musk's SpaceX is scheduled to launch a rocket and space capsule filled with supplies bound for the International Space Station on May 7. If the launch is successful, it will be the first time a private company, not a government agency, has accomplished such a feat.
In this Guest Blog, former CEO Carly Fiorina shares her thoughts on the announcement that several tech billionaires are going to bankroll a venture to mine asteroids writing, "thank goodness America still has visionaries who understand that we must lead in space."
The science fact is that the only way to keep progress alive, in the midst of our global economic challenges, is to approach these programs collectively.
Despite the perception about a lack of work, there are jobs that employers can’t fill. Applicants may lack training, or the jobs may not pay enough. Whatever the reason, jobs in many major sectors going unfilled.
China’s government has spent billions in recent years in building a top-notch research establishment, hoping to keep its best scientists working here and lure back those who are abroad. And the effort is beginning to pay off. The New York Times reports.
How do the best entrepreneurs manage to succeed so often and so convincingly?
If you want to see who leads innovation and why, buy a ticket to Africa or India.