Biotechnology and Medical Research (TRBC)

Scientists see downsides to top COVID-19 vaccines from Russia, China

Scientists see downsides to top COVID-19 vaccines from Russia, China

Published 02/09/2020

(This August 31 story is refiled to add dropped word founding to Ertl’s title in paragraph 13) By Allison Martell and Julie Steenhuysen TORONTO/CHICAGO (Reuters) [more…]

Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee indicted in South Korea on allegations linked to 2015 merger

Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee indicted in South Korea on allegations linked to 2015 merger

Published 01/09/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean prosecutors indicted Samsung Group’s Jay Y. Lee on Tuesday on suspicion of accounting fraud and stock price manipulation in connection [more…]

Explainer: How common cold viruses are being used in vaccines from Russia, China

Explainer: How common cold viruses are being used in vaccines from Russia, China

Published 01/09/2020

(Reuters) - The modified common cold viruses behind high-profile COVID-19 vaccine candidates from China’s CanSino Biologics (6185.HK) and Russia’s Gamaleya Institute have been studied for [more…]

South Korean prosecutors indict Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee on stock manipulation charge: official

South Korean prosecutors indict Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee on stock manipulation charge: official

Published 01/09/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean prosecutors indicted Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee on charges of manipulating stock prices and breach of trust in order [more…]

‘Three little pigs’: Musk’s Neuralink puts computer chips in animal brains

‘Three little pigs’: Musk’s Neuralink puts computer chips in animal brains

Published 29/08/2020

(Reuters) - Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s neuroscience startup Neuralink on Friday unveiled a pig named Gertrude that has had a coin-sized computer chip in its [more…]

China grants country’s first COVID-19 vaccine patent to CanSino: state media

China grants country’s first COVID-19 vaccine patent to CanSino: state media

Published 17/08/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s vaccine specialist CanSino Biologics Inc has won a patent approval from Beijing for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate Ad5-nCOV, state media reported, [more…]

Take Five: Impasse!

Take Five: Impasse!

Published 17/08/2020

1/WALL STREET WATCHES WASHINGTON U.S. lawmakers negotiating a fresh dose of stimulus have reached an impasse. Trillions of dollars injected by the Federal Reserve and [more…]

Berkshire slashes Wells Fargo, JPMorgan stakes- adds Barrick Gold

Berkshire slashes Wells Fargo, JPMorgan stakes- adds Barrick Gold

Published 15/08/2020

(Reuters) - Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) said on Friday it has sold shares of some of the largest U.S. banks, slashing its stakes [more…]

Convalescent plasma lowers COVID-19 death risk- exposure to common cold may limit disease severity

Convalescent plasma lowers COVID-19 death risk- exposure to common cold may limit disease severity

Published 05/08/2020

(Reuters) - The following is a brief roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and [more…]

Next big COVID-19 treatment may be manufactured antibodies

Next big COVID-19 treatment may be manufactured antibodies

Published 03/08/2020

(Reuters) - As the world awaits a COVID-19 vaccine, the next big advance in battling the pandemic could come from a class of biotech therapies [more…]