Today, the Thiel Foundation announced it would grant $350,000 to two of Breakout Labs' teams: Skyphrase and Stealth Biosciences.
Today Fenwick & West released a study stating that the number of life science financings continued to decline in 2012, falling by more than $5 billion over the past five years.
Should human genes be patented? The Supreme Court is weighing in today in a landmark case that will have an enormous impact on the future of science, technology and medicine.
Third Rock is a venture capital fund solely dedicated to health care companies. The firm's distinct hands-on approach first discovers breakthrough technology and then builds the teams to execute it.
Biotech company Visterra closes $26M deal for its technology platform that combats infectious disease.
Molecular information company Foundation Medicine raises $42.5M to improve cancer treatment
In yet another reminder of the current storm of biotechnological innovation, California-based Life Technologies is the first team to sign up for the $10 million Archon X Prize, a race to sequence 100 entire human genomes for $1,000 or less …
Cautionary tales: An occasional look at events with potential long-term impact for biotechnology
Personalized medicine takes a hit — Scientists have spent more than a decade scouring the human genome to identify genetic alterations that might predict your risk of …