Today in Science
Monsanto Co.’s undisclosed recruitment of scientists from Harvard University, Cornell University and three other schools to write about the benefits of plant biotechnology is drawing fire from opponents.
Chinese stocks in Hong Kong rallied, rebounding from the biggest quarterly loss in four years, as trading resumed after a holiday and the government stepped up targeted support for the economy.
European stocks rose, erasing their weekly retreat, following a rebound in Hong Kong as China stepped up targeted support for its economy. Gold headed for its largest weekly decline in two months before a U.S. payrolls report that may help determine when the Federal Reserve increases interest rates.
NASA announced scientists have discovered liquid water on Mars. Jim Green, NASA director of planetary science, explains at a news conference. (Source: Bloomberg)
Singapore schools reopened on Monday after pollution from Indonesian forest fires led to their first closure in 12 years on Friday, while Malaysia closed more education institutions as the air quality remains unhealthy in some areas near Kuala Lumpur.
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A Berlin startup that helps women track their menstrual and fertility cycles has secured funding from investors including an early backer of Twitter Inc. and SoundCloud Ltd.
Pfizer is targeting a deadly bacterium that thrives in hospitals.
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Blackstone Group LP agreed to buy landlord BioMed Realty Trust Inc. for $4.8 billion, betting on growth in real estate demand from the life sciences and biotechnology industries.
Hospitals and insurers want drug and device makers to share the risk of patients’ outcomes.