Merger Madness

As everyone is busy filling out their March Madness Brackets (and hoping that Duke loses), the Health Blog at the Wall Street Journal has come up with a bracket of their own, seeding pharmas against one another. Some of the results are already in -- Pfizer's taken down Wyeth and Roche's beaten Genentech -- but the winner of the "merger mania" isn't yet clear.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

In a statement, National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says sexual harassment is "morally indefensible" and "unacceptable."

Octopuses might owe their intelligence to their liberal alterations to their genes, Cosmos reports.

Stat News and ProPublica report that African Americans are underrepresented in cancer clinical trials.

In Cell this week: genomic analysis of abdominal aortic aneurysm, effect of probiotics on the microbiome, and more.