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  • Unapproved Monsanto Frankenwheat Found in Oregon Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 6:12 PM ET

    A strain of genetically engineered wheat never approved for sale or consumption was sprouting on a farm in Oregon, the Agriculture Department said Wednesday.

  • Nasdaq Check: Valeant-Bausch & Lomb Deal?  Friday, 24 May 2013 | 1:30 PM ET

    Shares of Pandora are up after the company reported earnings, reports CNBC's Seema Mody. And there are reports a deal between Valeant Pharmaceuticals and Bausch & Lomb could be completed as early as next week.

  • Cramer’s Homework Uncovers Stock Concerns Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 6:45 PM ET

    Following is Cramer's homework. And he's concerned about a few of the stocks he's just researched.

  • Amgen's Stock Slammed by Disappointing Sales Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 7:13 PM ET

    Amgen's stock fell sharply in after-hours trading after it reported sales that fell short of Wall Street's expectations.

  • R&D For Your Portfolio: 3 Stocks in 3 Sectors  Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 7:44 AM ET

    Mark Lehmann, JMP Securities president, provides investment strategies that include a biotech company with a promising drug to fight a rare form of Leukemia.

  • San Diego's Biotech Boom  Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 2:26 PM ET

    Road trip! Road trip! In the second stop, CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports on the biotech boom in San Diego.

  • San Diego Mayor: We've Diversified  Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 2:18 PM ET

    San Diego Mayor Bob Filner (D) discusses the growing sectors in the city, rising home prices, and the burgeoning biotech industry.

  • Refining America's Finest City  Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 2:13 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on business in San Diego, how the city has come back from the brink of bankruptcy, and the diversity of the economy. Just the same, taxes are among the highest in the country.

  • Why We're In San Diego  Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 2:00 PM ET

    San Diego has the 2nd largest biotech industry in the U.S. CNBC's Brian Sullivan is there to check it out.

  • Biogen IDEC CEO on Multiple Sclerosis Pill  Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 4:35 PM ET

    Biotech has returned 20 percent for investors this year. Biogen IDEC CEO George Scangos, discusses the recent FDA approval of his company's drug, which is its first pill for multiple sclerosis.

  • Nasdaq Hits Lowest Level Since Jan 15  Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 1:48 PM ET

    It is the 95th consecutive trading session in which Apple shares trade below its 50-day moving average, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.

  • BlackBerry Shares Up  Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 3:43 PM ET

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports BlackBerry is up today after reports that BBerry 10 is selling faster than expected.

  • J&J Knew About Widespread Hip Implant Failures: Audit Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 9:52 AM ET

    An internal analysis conducted by Johnson & Johnson in 2011 estimated that the all-metal device would fail within five years in nearly 40 percent of patients who received it, newly disclosed court records show.

  • Top Biotech Trades  Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 5:53 PM ET

    Biotech stocks are outperforming the major indices, and are up 3 percent over the past week. CNBC's Seema Mody is tracking which stocks are trending on Twitter.

  • Eli Lilly will be "very challenged" by the loss of exclusivity on several blockbuster drugs, CEO John Lechleiter told CNBC on Tuesday, but added the company can manage its growth in response.

  • Charles River Laboratories CEO on Drug Development  Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 6:25 PM ET

    Charles River Laboratories CEO James Foster discusses competition in the drug market, drug patents and where his business is headed in 2013.

  • Biotech's a Buy, but Hold Off on HMOs: Fund Manager Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 2:02 PM ET

    Rock bottom interest rates will likely boost key stocks in the biotechnology sector, but Obamacare will dampen prospects for HMO shares.

  • Health Care Stocks For an Ailing Portfolio  Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 7:35 AM ET

    "As a group, biotech is the place to be this year," said," Les Funtleyder, Poliwogg fund manager, discussing where to find attractive health care opportunities in 2013.

  • BioMarin's CEO On Its Product Pipeline  Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 2:20 PM ET

    The iShare Biotech ETF is up 32 percent over the past year. Jean-Jacques Bienaime, BioMarin Pharmaceutical CEO, discusses the reason behind his company behind up 24.9 percent in the last 3 months.

  • Biotech Stocks Rally  Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 1:32 PM ET

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors rally as the JPMorgan conference kicks off its second day.