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  • Hopkins University files motion for summary judgment in land dispute

    Attorneys for the Johns Hopkins University on Monday filed a motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit claiming the university is violating a land-use agreement it signed with a Montgomery County family more than 20 years ago. Elizabeth Beall Banks and...
  • Alexion: Profile From The Company's 2012 Annual Report

    Overview Alexion is a biopharmaceutical company focused on serving patients with severe and ultra-rare disorders through the innovation, development and commercialization of life-transforming therapeutic products. Our marketed product SolirisĀ®...
  • Scientists: Nanotech-based products offer great potential but unknown risks

    Scientists: Nanotech-based products offer great potential but unknown risks
    Zinc oxide would be the perfect sunscreen ingredient if the resulting product didn't look quite so silly. Thick, white and pasty, it once was seen mostly on lifeguards, surfers and others who needed serious sun protection. But when the sunscreens are...
  • MedImmune creating drug pipeline for AstraZeneca

    MedImmune creating drug pipeline for AstraZeneca
    When Gail Folena-Wasserman joined Gaithersburg biotechnology startup MedImmune in 1991, she was its first employee in research and development, and dreamed of what the company might be "when it grew up." Two decades later, the senior vice president for...
  • Twitter Town Hall: The complete transcript of Barack Obama and Jack Dorsey

     
    Twitter Townhall went on for over an hour....
  • Zynga's 3rd-quarter revenue is up, but so are costs

     
    Social gaming giant Zynga Inc., posted a near doubling of its revenue in the third quarter, its tenth consecutive quarter of sales growth. But a four-fold increase in research and development costs dampened profit....
  • Rubio proposes help for business startups, immigrants

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — In a rare show of bipartisanship, Sen. Marco Rubio teamed up with a couple of Democratic colleagues to propose a bill on Tuesday to help startup businesses and immigrant entrepreneurs create jobs....
  • U.S. hard-pressed to stem domestic R&D losses

    U.S. hard-pressed to stem domestic R&D losses
    President Obama's proposal to boost the research tax credit for businesses is widely seen as necessary to bolster American competitiveness in the global economy. But even if the $100-billion plan is approved, it won't begin to address the fundamental...
  • High-tech gadgets join war on germs

    High-tech gadgets join war on germs
    HAZELWOOD, Mo. - Hunkered down in a trailer loaded with microbiological gadgetry, Dr. Michael Dunne Jr. decried what he described as health industry hype about drug-resistant germs and infectious diseases. One easy target is the 83-foot trailer itself....
  • SoS: Hype is here

     
    The press release describing Gov. Paterson's State of the State address has a catchy, all caps title: "IN FIRST STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS, GOVERNOR PATERSON OUTLINES PLAN FOR A STRONGER NEW YORK: TALKS OF CONFRONTING FISCAL CRISIS HEAD ON......
  • White House war against Fox, Wall Street, Chamber of Commerce: a new Nixonian enemy's list?

     
    The war between the White House and Fox News keeps getting louder. White House press secretary Robert Gibbs on Tuesday continued the assault, even as some pundits and analysts voiced concern that the tactic could backfire by giving the already-popular.......