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We had one pretty noteworthy acquisition in the Bio/IT community this week, and a smattering of news items from the world of global health, biotech drugs, and biofuels. —Seattle-based Geospiza, one of the mainstays of the bioinformatics industry, agreed to be acquired by PerkinElmer (NYSE: PKI), the giant life sciences toolmaker in Waltham, MA. Terms [...]
Mergers & Acquisitions
Commercial and market reports on mergers and acquisitions in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device and life-science industries. Mergers and acquisitions (abbreviated M&A;) is an aspect of corporate strategy, corporate finance and manageme...
Within medicine, nutrition (the study of food and the effect of its components on the body) has many different roles. Appropriate nutrition can help prevent certain diseases, or treat others. In critically ill patients, artificial feeding by tubes need t...
Biotechnology - Biotech
"using living things to create products or to do tasks for humans" About Biotechnology - Biotech Biotechnology is the practice of using plants, animals and micro-organisms such as bacteria, as well as biological processes - such as the ripen...