Now Up, After a Down

Biotech stocks have made a comeback, writes Saumya Vaishampayan at the Wall Street Journal. The Nasdaq Biotechnology Index hit its low of the year in September but it has clawed its way back and has risen some 18 percent since then, bringing it now up 13 percent for 2015.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

The US Food and Drug Administration has new guidelines that enable some gene and cell therapies to undergo expedited review, according to the New York Times.

Using gene drives to control invasive species might be too risky, an initial advocate of the approach says.

In Science this week: intellectual property experts argue patent battles such as the one over CRISPR are wasteful, and more.

Researchers have grown tumors in 3D cell cultures to better understand cancer, the Economist reports.