David Ewing Duncan
"Darwinian winnowing" has become a brutal reality at J.P. Morgan's annual biotech conference, long considered the bellwether for the industry.
Never mind falling oil prices. Bill Gates and the Rockefellers think they know a better way to fill up your gas tank: algae (Yes, we mean pond scum).
Technology, science, medicine, and business are converging to deliver more information than ever about you and your body. Individually tailored medical care is coming.
Complete Genomics says it can sequence a human genome for a fraction of the current cost; a savings that could make DNA scanning affordable to millions.
A flailing stem-cell company says it's invented synthetic blood. If so, it will mean a victory for stem cells.
A study in Sweden reveals that flame retardants designed to protect people show up in high levels inside airplane cabins, and in humans-including our columnist.