Posted In: Education
Publicly funded research doesn't seem so public when the public has to pay to read the results in a journal. A proposed law would help publishing companies preserve their business models, but it would limit public access to the research. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Health, Mergers and Acquisitions
When drug maker Roche bought Genentech, it was counting on the success of the pharmaceutical company's cancer drug Avastin. But the drug didn't prevent the recurrence of colon cancer in clinical tests. Janet Babin reports.
As commercial radio stations watch their ad revenues decline, they're taking a page out of the public radio playbook and asking listeners for donations. Janet Babin reports.