Biotech

A blockbuster gene-editing tool has been 'linked' to cancer - here's how worried you should be

A blockbuster gene-editing tool has been 'linked' to cancer - here's how worried you should be

7 days ago   |   Business Insider

American Cancer Society/Getty Images Bold headlines linking blockbuster gene-editing tool CRISPR to cancer sent stocks in companies trying to bring the technology to medicine...
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A troubling link has been found between a cutting-edge gene-editing technology and cancer - and it's sending biotech stocks tumbling

A troubling link has been found between a cutting-edge gene-editing technology and cancer - and it's sending biotech stocks tumbling

9 days ago   |   Business Insider

Markets Insider Two independent studies by Novartis and Karolinska Institute showed that CRISPR-Cas9 may increase the risk for cancer by disrupting function of the essential...
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Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes is reportedly trying to start a new company - and she's already looking for investors in Silicon Valley

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes is reportedly trying to start a new company - and she's already looking for investors in Silicon Valley

9 days ago   |   Business Insider

Larry Busacca/Getty Elizabeth Holmes, the founder and CEO of blood-testing startup Theranos, is reportedly looking for investors for a new startup. Holmes and Theranos were...
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I tried out an 'aging suit' that mimics what it feels like to be 80-years-old - here's what it was like

I tried out an 'aging suit' that mimics what it feels like to be 80-years-old - here's what it was like

13 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Lydia Ramsey In the corner of a booth at the BIO International Convention in Boston sat a mysterious suit with an odd helmet. The booth in question belonged to Bayer, the...
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A biotech founded by a 32-year-old failed a key trial for its Alzheimer's drug last year - now it's pivoting to gene therapy

A biotech founded by a 32-year-old failed a key trial for its Alzheimer's drug last year - now it's pivoting to gene therapy

14 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Lisa Lake/Getty Axovant, a biotech company founded by Vivek Ramaswamy, is pivoting to gene therapy after its Alzheimer's drug tanked last year. The therapy comes from Oxford...
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We just got a lot of updates on the state of cancer treatments - here are the winners and losers

We just got a lot of updates on the state of cancer treatments - here are the winners and losers

16 days ago   |   Business Insider

Over the weekend at the American Society of Clinical Oncologists meeting, a lot of updates and new data were presented. It sent stocks all over the place Monday with the...
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Drugmaker Madrigal just came out with some promising data for its treatment of NASH, a 'silent disease' millions are living with - and the stock is exploding

Drugmaker Madrigal just came out with some promising data for its treatment of NASH, a 'silent disease' millions are living with - and the stock is exploding

20 days ago   |   Business Insider

Associated Press Madrigal Pharmaceuticals just came out with positive new data for its treatment of a " silent" disease millions are living with. The condition, NASH, short for...
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The FDA just put a pause on a cutting-edge gene editing trial that hadn't started yet - and the company's stock is dropping

The FDA just put a pause on a cutting-edge gene editing trial that hadn't started yet - and the company's stock is dropping

21 days ago   |   Business Insider

Shutterstock/vchal The FDA just put a hold on one of the first trials to test the CRISPR gene-editing technology in humans. The trial hadn't begun yet. The trial, run by CRISPR...
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The rise and fall of Theranos, the blood-testing startup that went from a rising star in Silicon Valley to facing fraud charges over a wild 15-year span

The rise and fall of Theranos, the blood-testing startup that went from a rising star in Silicon Valley to facing fraud charges over a wild 15-year span

26 days ago   |   Business Insider

REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Theranos' star was shining bright going into 2015. The darling blood-testing startup had racked up a $9 billion valuation with its big vision to test...
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How this startup went from producing a synthetic spider silk to partnering with fashion icons

How this startup went from producing a synthetic spider silk to partnering with fashion icons

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

Bolt Threads is a biotech company based in Emeryville, California, that produces sustainable materials to supply the apparel industry. Among these materials are a synthetic...
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Welcome to Georgia

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US businesses and consumers could be the 'prisoners' of Trump's trade fight...

US businesses and consumers could be the 'prisoners' of Trump's trade fight with China

Getty Images/Pool A trade war has been brewing between the US and China. The White House has said the US would have an edge over China in a trade war. But economists think... Read more ...

White House adviser Stephen Miller has become the face of Trump's...

White House adviser Stephen Miller has become the face of Trump's 'zero-tolerance' policy, and one outside adviser says he 'enjoys' seeing the chaos on the border

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller has reportedly wielded significant clout under the Trump administration, particularly on... Read more ...

Immigration lawyers warn Trump's executive order still gives the government...

Immigration lawyers warn Trump's executive order still gives the government plenty of wiggle room to keep separating parents from their children

President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order he said will end the separation of migrant families at the US-Mexico border. But immigration lawyers are concerned... Read more ...

The Big M8 Meme Is the Best Thing to Come Out Of LeMans

The Big M8 Meme Is the Best Thing to Come Out Of LeMans

Some were there for the racing. Some for the engineering. Some for the crashes. But I was there for the memes. And boy, did LeMans 2018 deliver. Read more ...

10 wireless tech accessories that make our lives a lot easier - by keeping...

10 wireless tech accessories that make our lives a lot easier - by keeping our homes and desks more organized

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. When I think... Read more ...

Which Car Would You Import If There Was No Chicken Tax?

Which Car Would You Import If There Was No Chicken Tax?

Following today's report that a gaggle of German automakers are interested in convincing the European Union and the U.S. to get rid off all their automotive tariffs currently... Read more ...

Federal investigators probing Michael Cohen subpoena the publisher of the...

Federal investigators probing Michael Cohen subpoena the publisher of the Trump-friendly National Enquirer

AP Photo/Seth Wenig Investigators subpoenaed American Media, Inc., the publisher of the National Enquirer, as part of a federal probe into Michael Cohen, President Donald... Read more ...

The best photo from every match of the 2018 World Cup

The best photo from every match of the 2018 World Cup

Ryan Pierse/Getty Images The 2018 World Cup has already provided football fans with unbelievable finishes and dramatic results. Whether it's an emotional entrance, a... Read more ...

Big Concerts Coming to Virginia in July 2018

Big Concerts Coming to Virginia in July 2018

Festival season is well underway and throughout July, many big name musicians will be coming to Virginia. From major country acts to the biggest names in rock and pop, catch... Read more ...

Le Tote, a subscription that sends women unlimited boxes of clothes for $70...

Le Tote, a subscription that sends women unlimited boxes of clothes for $70 a month, wants to help you cut down on closet clutter, buyer's remorse, and laundry

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Le Tote... Read more ...