Bob Woods is a freelance writer, based in Madison, Connecticut, who specializes in business topics.
Hemp products represent a growing niche within the green building-materials industry — a sector that posted $86.6 billion in revenues last year.
Hazard, Kentucky, a town hard-hit from coal-mining closings, is struggling to employ its out-of-work coal miners through a mix of local, state, federal and private programs.
Skier Ted Ligety will race for the gold at the Pyeongchang games. Off the slopes he runs Shred Optics, a maker of ski and sports gear.
Latest advances in VR technology are being used to rewire athletes for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang and give them a competitive edge.
Biotech firms are exploring new techniques to develop a universal flu vaccine. The lack of federal funding is making this difficult.
Medical experts in the US are bracing for one of the worst flu seasons in history as the main strain H3N2 spreads nationwide.
Hearing loss afflicts tens of millions, but traditional hearing devices are limited. Medical start-ups are chasing drug breakthroughs.
A fast-food king and No. 1 Latino franchisee in the US is nearing $1 billion in revenue.
This emerging biotech movement promises to radically overhaul the arduous process of bringing new drugs, foods and cosmetics to market.
Connecticut's severe tax hikes are causing corporations to take flight. Yet manufacturers are staying put, taking advantage of incentives.