Another week of White House chaos and American gun violence. Amid it all, we tried to parse what the Trump administration’s 2019 budget proposal meant for the biomedical and life-science worlds.
There was talk of tackling high drug prices in the... Read more »
Take a look at this blurb for a session about data privacy at the upcoming RSA conference on cybersecurity. It sounds a polite warning:
“The importance of privacy is often alluded to in generalized, value-laden terms that, while sincere, don’t necessarily... Read more »
Online Tech, an Ann Arbor, MI-based cloud computing company operating since 1994, has been acquired by Schurz Communications, a media conglomerate headquartered in Mishawaka, IN. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Online Tech, which also has data... Read more »
In order to better position itself against competitors like Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ: COST) and Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN), Sam’s Club, the bulk retailer owned by Walmart (NYSE: WMT), is now offering free shipping for many items as part of... Read more »
As the last year has shown, the tech industry has a significant problem with sexual harassment and ensuring that women are treated equitably in the workplace.
Now, some founders are seeking to use tech tools such as chatbots, artificial intelligence, analytics,... Read more »
Twenty North American cities have made the final cut in Amazon’s search for the location of its second headquarters, or HQ2, and the Seattle tech giant has the world on pins and needles as it finishes deliberations. With a project... Read more »
The opioid crisis. Right to Try legislation. The first human trials of CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology. These are just a few of the many topics at the feet of the FDA this year.
Speaking at the BIO CEO & Investor Conference... Read more »
An Eli Lilly drug first approved to treat psoriasis is delivering encouraging data from a late-stage study testing it as a potential new treatment for a form of arthritis affecting the spine.
Indianapolis-based Lilly (NYSE: LLY) is trying to expand... Read more »
In the future, you might pay for gas or a parking spot by touching a button on your vehicle’s dashboard.
Car companies are already starting to introduce these kinds of in-vehicle payments systems. But it’ll likely take years before they come... Read more »
As president-elect, Donald Trump in January 2017 slammed drug companies for “getting away with murder” and said he supported Medicare negotiation. He vowed during last month’s State of the Union speech that drug prices “will come down.”
Today, his administration’s... Read more »
The black skirt had multiple personas. The fact that it was made of leather gave it an edgy vibe, but its A-line fit-and-flair cut was more flirty and feminine. “I fell in love with it,” says Michelle Bacharach, co-founder of FindMine.... Read more »
With multiple products on the market and many more coming, it’s easy to think that cancer immunotherapy has arrived. In reality, however, we’ve only just begun to figure out how to coax the immune system into killing cancer. That’s why a... Read more »
[Updated 2/12/2018, 1:37pm ET, see below.] With the opioid epidemic showing little sign of letting up, new ways of treating chronic pain are desperately needed. But the development of non-addictive, non-opioid pain drugs lags far behind drug R&D for... Read more »