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CNBC's Seema Mody reports the biggest movers in the Nasdaq including Apple, and biotech stocks.
A judge ordered the American Quarter Horse Association to allow cloned horses to be entered into the breed's official registry, which could clear the way for the clones to race.
In an effort to clean up the image of genetically modified crops, major seed and crop science companies launched GMOAnswers.com to answer questions about so-called GMOs.
Biotech stocks are some of the best-performing S&P stocks this month. Chris Raymond, senior biotech analyst at Robert W. Baird, shares his top picks.
Health care stocks have been up almost across the board since 2010. Biotech and insurance names have been up triple digits. But political developments have put health care on a rockier path. CNBC's Kate Kelly breaks down the sector.
Genetically modified seeds are used in corn and soybeans grown in the US, but the debate over the effects of tinkering with Mother Nature hasn't gone away.
Independent of the debate on the Federal Reserve and interest rates, FTI Consulting's Barbara Ryan expects pharmaceutical and biotech stocks can continue to do well.
Last year $2 billion worth of products were sold with a label saying they do not contain ingredients from genetically modified organisms, but the claim wasn't backed by regulators.
Biotech and drug companies say the benefits of genome research are on the way, and just as importantly, advances are pushing the technology toward affordability.
Russian tycoon Dmitry Itskov is convening a meeting of the minds to explore the possibility of creating lifelike copies of humans, something he thinks is possible by 2035.
A strain of genetically engineered wheat never approved for sale or consumption was sprouting on a farm in Oregon, the Agriculture Department said Wednesday.
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.
Following is Cramer's homework. And he's concerned about a few of the stocks he's just researched.
Amgen's stock fell sharply in after-hours trading after it reported sales that fell short of Wall Street's expectations.
Mark Lehmann, JMP Securities president, provides investment strategies that include a biotech company with a promising drug to fight a rare form of Leukemia.
Road trip! Road trip! In the second stop, CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports on the biotech boom in San Diego.
San Diego Mayor Bob Filner (D) discusses the growing sectors in the city, rising home prices, and the burgeoning biotech industry.
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.
San Diego has the 2nd largest biotech industry in the U.S. CNBC's Brian Sullivan is there to check it out.
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.