Judgment opens way for stem-cell patents

Lawyers describe EU court ruling as boost for medical research

David Stevenson, MFT Byline.

Second time lucky in biotech shares

Using funds rather than picking stocks has improved my returns

Unilever drops mayonnaise fight

Giant withdraws suit against egg-free producer start-up

Digital upstarts risk crashing back down

Advantages may prove shortlived as competition between platforms intensifies

BTG May 2006.Dr Louise Makin

BTG’s Makin transforms fast-growing group

UK healthcare company focuses on buying in specialist treatments

Car fuel cell pioneer looks for spark

State initiative poised to help rev up Intelligent Energy project

Ministers unveil £6bn science strategy

Critics say more funds needed for research and development

Barclays says universal banking is ‘dead’

Chief executive says investment needed is big challenge

New ways of attacking cancer cells are being developed

Juno IPO highlights latest buzz in US biotech

Cell therapy specialist poised for listing as sector draws investors

Investors bank on Lending Club success

IPO price surge suggests the market sees an Alibaba in the making

Small-cap Week, December 13

IGas Energy, Motive Television, Iomart and Zytronic

Stephen Hawking: Superhero of science

The life and works of the astrophysicist enthral the public in his bestsellers and on the big screen

Chinese dating app shares surge on debut

Shares in Tinder-like service Momo surge 26% on Nasdaq debut

Risks high for Microsoft amid cloud gains

Technology group begins to cut the Windows cord

Apple supplier Wintek closes China plants

Touchscreen maker axes 7,000 jobs and leaves creditors chasing debts

Drug resistance to cost $100tn by 2050

UK review urges global action to tackle threat

Surgeons turn to 3D and nanorobots to enhance human judgment and skill

Modern developments are helping transform operating procedures and their results

Emphasis shifts from illness care to well care

Technology in development will help keep watch on how people are feeling between their visits to the doctor

Theory on origin of oceans dented

Data from Rosetta spacecraft fail to support prevailing thesis

IT incumbents learn to love the cloud

Established groups are keen to demonstrate they are still relevant

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