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Reflections on RTP

July 24, 2014 – 5:47 am | Edit Post
Reflections on RTP

Having moved to the Research Triangle Park region in 1987 when my husband was recruited to Glaxo, I now realize that we chose “the right place at the right time.” I started a post-doctorial…

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Xconomy Launches in Raleigh-Durham—10th Cluster in Our Network

July 24, 2014 – 5:34 am | Edit Post
Xconomy Launches in Raleigh-Durham—10th Cluster in Our Network

Innovation, North Carolina style—at last. Ever since writing the original Xconomy business plan, I’ve been looking forward to the day when we began covering innovation in the Tar Heel state. Now, I…

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Illumina tax break from mouths of babes

July 23, 2014 – 5:00 pm | Edit Post

Leaders subsidize incumbents, avoid more-important reforms for startups

Illumina Reports Q2 Results

July 23, 2014 – 4:05 pm | Edit Post

Illumina Inc. reported revenue of $448 million for the second quarter ending June 29.

Dog Jealousy: Study Suggests Primordial Origins for the ‘Green-Eyed Monster’

July 23, 2014 – 11:00 am | Edit Post
Dog Jealousy: Study Suggests Primordial Origins for the ‘Green-Eyed Monster’

This will not surprise most dog owners: Dogs can act jealous, finds a new study from the University of California, San Diego. Darwin thought so, too. But emotion researchers have been arguing for years whether jealousy requires complex cognition. And some scientists have even said that jealousy is an entirely social construct – not seen in all human cultures and not fundamental or hard-wired in the same ways that fear and anger are.

Dog Jealousy: Study Suggests Primordial Origins for the ‘Green-Eyed Monster’

July 23, 2014 – 11:00 am | Edit Post
Dog Jealousy: Study Suggests Primordial Origins for the ‘Green-Eyed Monster’

This will not surprise most dog owners: Dogs can act jealous, finds a new study from the University of California, San Diego. Darwin thought so, too. But emotion researchers have been arguing for years whether jealousy requires complex cognition. And some scientists have even said that jealousy is an entirely social construct – not seen in all human cultures and not fundamental or hard-wired in the same ways that fear and anger are.

Mining for molecules with new tools

July 22, 2014 – 3:09 pm | Edit Post

Unexpected drug targets found with method, say Ben Cravatt and colleagues at TSRI.

David Victor Delivers Testimony to Nuclear Regulatory Commission on San Onofre Decommission

July 22, 2014 – 10:45 am | Edit Post
David Victor Delivers Testimony to Nuclear Regulatory Commission on San Onofre Decommission

David Victor, UC San Diego School of International Relations and Pacific Studies professor and director of the Laboratory on International Law and Regulation, gave his first testimony to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Tuesd…

Cellectar, an OTC Stock, Eyes Nasdaq Jump to Boost Profile, Prospects

July 22, 2014 – 3:05 am | Edit Post
Cellectar, an OTC Stock, Eyes Nasdaq Jump to Boost Profile, Prospects

Cellectar Biosciences is trying to move from an over-the-counter (OTC) stock to trading on the Nasdaq stock exchange—and the stakes are high for the small Madison, WI-based biotech. Winning…

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Marletta will step down as Scripps chief

July 21, 2014 – 5:37 pm | Edit Post

The institute’s board says Marletta is stepping down.