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  • George B. Rathmann dies at 84; co-founder of biotech giant Amgen

    George B. Rathmann dies at 84; co-founder of biotech giant Amgen
    George B. Rathmann, a far-sighted entrepreneur whose small team of talented scientists created two blockbuster drugs that helped turn his upstart Thousand Oaks firm, Amgen Inc., into the world's most successful biotech company, died Sundayat his Palo Alto home. He was 84.
  • Clement A. Finch dies at 94; pioneering hematologist

    Dr. Clement A. Finch, a University of Washington hematologist who became known as Mr. Iron because of his pioneering research on the metabolism of that crucial metal, died June 28 at his home in La Jolla. He was 94, and the cause of death was not...

    FDA approves immune-boosting therapy for prostate cancer

    FDA approves immune-boosting therapy for prostate cancer
    The Food and Drug Administration approved a new immune-boosting therapy for prostate cancer on Thursday, the first therapeutic vaccine for cancer ever approved by the agency. The approval opens the door to a whole new approach to cancer therapy, adding...

    Rehabilitated sea turtles rescued from Gulf oil spill are released in Florida waters

     
    CEDAR KEY, Fla. — The first rehabilitated turtles oiled by BP's massive leak were released back into the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, with scientists saying that animals taken in by rescuers -- including birds -- appear more resilient than...

    Dr. Ernest McCulloch dies at 84; he and research partner were first to isolate and identify a stem cell

    Dr. Ernest McCulloch dies at 84; he and research partner were first to isolate and identify a stem cell
    Dr. Ernest McCulloch, who with biophysicist James E. Till was the first to isolate and identify a stem cell, opening the door immediately to bone marrow transplants and eventually to what researchers believe will be a host of treatments for a broad...