Biogen soars on profit forecast

Drug group’s `fourth-quarter profits nearly double on MS drug sales

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DNA: the next frontier

Advances in phenotyping mean that a small speck of skin or fragment of hair can now help to tell us what a criminal looks like

Apple Pay revives mobile wallet drive

Google and PayPal race to catch up with payments app

Mutual gain that blights science industry

Low-level corruption is disturbingly common in health and medicine, writes Anjana Ahuja

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Roche and Qualcomm in digital health push

Companies to develop systems that monitor patients remotely

Mobile phones improve financial access

Closer look at how technology has transformed Africa and LatAm

GE and Statoil link on green initiative

Projects aim to show fossil fuels have long-term future

P2P lenders rebrand and evolve

Tech-augmented lending process wins admirers, even among banks

Roche aims to retake cancer drugs lead

Swiss pharma group looks to immunotherapies to drive growth

Japanese carmakers risk being overtaken

Autonomous driving attracts new entrants including Google

Technology does not possess divine right

Silicon Valley needs to engage with democratic governments

Science: Gut instincts

Our appetites are controlled by the millions of neurons that send messages from our ‘gut brain’. But what happens when the communication is cut off?

Branson to press on with space tourism

Engineers working to get next spaceship finished

Microsoft kicks off Artificial Reality Wars

Stakes are much higher as tech group shows off HoloLens device

So when did mankind make its mark?

Scientists are seeking the instant when our species began changing the planet, writes Anjana Ahuja

US investors double down on biotech bets

Advances in innovation help sector add to 2014 gains, bucking wider January sell-off

Tech has to create more than disruption

Start-ups need to augment jobs rather than eliminate them

Banks eye tech with sense of déjà vu

Could tech sector repeat bank mistakes?

Turing’s ‘$1m’ notebook goes to auction

Computing pioneer’s unseen manuscript

UK looks to raise its game in robotics

Companies rush to compete for share of market for robot systems

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