RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Biotechnology Industry

A collection of news and information related to Biotechnology Industry published by this site and its partners.

Top Biotechnology Industry Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • Football helmet design can alter concussion rate, study finds

    Football helmet design can alter concussion rate, study finds
    Super Bowl viewers might want to keep an eye on the helmets crashing together in Sunday’s game between the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos. A new study says that the lids worn by opposing quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Russell Wilson, not to...
  • Neanderthal DNA shows that man's family tree is decidedly gnarled

    Neanderthal DNA shows that man's family tree is decidedly gnarled
    Last week, newspapers reported on the latest wrinkle in one of my favorite recurring stories: the interbreeding between modern humans and the beetle-browed brutes known as Neanderthals. The “introgression” of Neanderthal DNA into the genomes...
  • SAC Capital ex-trader convicted of insider trading

    SAC Capital ex-trader convicted of insider trading
    NEW YORK — A former SAC Capital Advisors portfolio manager was convicted Thursday of helping his company earn more than a quarter billion dollars illegally through trades based on secrets about the testing of a potential breakthrough Alzheimer's...
  • Neanderthal DNA lives on in modern humans, research shows

    Neanderthal DNA lives on in modern humans, research shows
    The ancestors of most modern humans mated with Neanderthals and made off with important swaths of DNA that helped them adapt to new environments, scientists reported Wednesday. Some of the genes gained from these trysts linger in people of European...
  • DNA revives murder case, more than 30 years old, in Ventura County

    DNA revives murder case, more than 30 years old, in Ventura County
    In July 1980, authorities found 15-year-old Stacy Knappenberger beaten, stabbed to death and sexually assaulted in her Oxnard home.  On Thursday, more than three decades later, a Ventura County Superior Court judge ruled there was enough evidence to...
  • Surprise! Ancient European had dark skin and blue eyes, DNA reveals

    Surprise! Ancient European had dark skin and blue eyes, DNA reveals
    Blue-eyed people have been living in Europe for at least 7,000 years, scientists have discovered. A man who lived on the Iberian peninsula before Europeans became farmers probably had blue eyes but dark hair and skin, according to scientists who have...
  • Remains of 55 found at notorious former Florida reform school

    Remains of 55 found at notorious former Florida reform school
    For decades, relatives of some boys dispatched to the notorious Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys have struggled to find out what became of them after they went missing amid reports of beatings, torture and sexual assaults at the reform school in Marianna,...
  • Neanderthal genes helped modern humans evolve, studies suggest

    Neanderthal genes helped modern humans evolve, studies suggest
    Mating between Neanderthals and the ancestors of Europeans and East Asians gave our forebears important evolutionary advantages but may have created a lot of sterile males, wiping out much of that primitive DNA, new genetic studies suggest.  The...
  • Family hopes genome test will help cure girl's mystery disease

    Family hopes genome test will help cure girl's mystery disease
    Honors student Lilly Grossman sat propped up daintily in an armchair in her family's sunny living room, talking about what it was like being homecoming princess of her junior class. The night of the game — a come-from-behind victory for the La...
  • Jameis Winston hears the accolades, but echoes of accusations linger

     Jameis Winston hears the accolades, but echoes of accusations linger
      On a fine football Saturday night, Jameis Winston proudly took possession of the most prestigious sculpture in American sports, the Heisman Trophy. In the background of all of these accolades, there is a woman who claims he raped her. The victim...
  • Does dad's diet determine a baby's genetic fate?

    Does dad's diet determine a baby's genetic fate?
    Men may want to double down on a healthy diet and clean living in the months before procreation, according to a study that suggests a father’s vitamin B9 deficiency may contribute to birth defects in offspring. The findings, published online...