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Experts warn of synthetic 'bioweapons' danger

(HealthDay)—The burgeoning field of "synthetic biology" research could lead to the creation of dangerous new bioweapons, and U.S. defense officials need to be alert to assess the potential threat.

Jun 19, 2018
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Roche buys US Foundation Medicine for $2.4 bn

Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche said Tuesday it had reached an agreement to purchase the remaining shares of US lab Foundation Medicine, of which it already holds a majority stake, for $2.4 billion.

Jun 19, 2018
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How can a baby have 3 parents?

It seems impossible, right? We have been taught from the time we were young that babies are made when a sperm and an egg come together, and the DNA from these two cells combine to make a unique individual with half the DNA ...

Jun 15, 2018
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Integrated lead discovery: An evolving toolbox

A new SLAS Discovery review article by GlaxoSmithKline researchers in the U.S. and U.K. offers an informative guide to the established and emerging tools available for early drug discovery and screening, and provides illustrative ...

Jun 15, 2018
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