May 7, 2015 Alexion, which has one drug on the market, is purchasing Synageva, which has none.
Apr 11, 2014 It was a rough week for tech and bio-tech stocks.
Sep 19, 2013 The tech giant aims to study the biology behind the process of aging.
Jul 23, 2013 Farmers are buying more insecticides this season. That’s because one tenacious pest has developed resistance to a genetically modified corn variety.
Jun 19, 2013 "For his work in developing and improving genetically modified crops," said the president of the World Food Prize Foundation.
May 13, 2013 The Supreme Court ruling protects a company that controls 90 percent of the expanding soybean production in the U.S. and Latin America; what has followed from Monsanto’s dominance?
Apr 23, 2013 DuPont Chemical is primarily known for products like paint pigment, but the sale of drought-resistant seeds is boosting the company's earnings.
Jul 16, 2013 Researchers at the University of Texas are working on a way to produce mass quantities of nanocellulose -- a non-toxic construction and engineering material that's strong, saves trees, and could help reduce greenhouse gases.
Apr 3, 2013 Monsanto reports earnings and a lot of the company’s growth is based on Latin America.
Mar 15, 2013 Science fiction loves the merger of the human body and machine. In mid-March 2013, what's the status of the merger? Will Oremus, a writer for Slate who has been working on a series about using tech to build better people, joins Marketplace Tech host David Brancaccio to explain how far we've come and where we are headed.