TO BE honest, as a venture capitalist I am a little bit bored with the simple “me-too” concepts companies have been presenting lately and the onslaught of press releases that hail new alliances between big pharma and small biotech companies. All of these deals have one thing in common: they entail enormous investments from the big company into the small company, revealing the continued dependence of the biotech companies on the larger corporate sponsors they serve.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

American scientists find themselves once again warning the Trump administration not to dismiss science, the New Yorker report.

A new study suggests CRISPR could be used to save coral reefs from dying off, Forbes reports.

Researchers have found that the i-motif shape of DNA previously observed in the lab also exists in human cells, and that it may serve a purpose.

In PNAS this week: a genomic, transcriptomic, and metabolomic analysis of the tea plant, Arabidopsis thaliana's adaptations to specific local environments, and more.