Mar 18, 2013 Monday is the first day on which patents will be awarded to the first filer of the patent not the first person to come up with an idea. Many worry this will favor applicants with big money behind them.
Mar 8, 2013 Drug manufacturers can charge very different prices for essentially the same generic medicine.
Jan 30, 2013 With addiction to pain pills at epidemic levels, the Food and Drug Adminstration is taking action
Jan 14, 2013 Chicken McNuggets have generated huge amount of money for McDonald's. But the credit for their invention may belong to a little known poultry scientist who freely shared his research.
Dec 20, 2012 The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has dealt Apple some bitter news.
Dec 11, 2012 Online health site WebMD plans to lay off 14 percent of its staff. Drug companies have curtailed ads because lucrative patents have expired.
Dec 5, 2012 Facebook would like to become that set of shoeboxes in the attic: A place to store all your photographs, even ones you have no intention of sharing with any of your friends. It's called Photo Sync, and Google-Plus already has something like this.
Nov 29, 2012 The administration's drug policy after the "war on drugs."
Nov 27, 2012 Recent votes to legalize marijuana in Colorado and Washington state have some Mexicans calling on their government to reconsider its drug policies.