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Johnson & Johnson, ViaCyte testing possible diabetes cure

Johnson & Johnson, ViaCyte testing possible diabetes cure

Pictured above is the delivery system for a potential new cure for life-threatening Type 1 diabetes being developed by Johnson & Johnson and biotech company ViaCyte.

February 03, 2016 11:24 pmLoading…

US repeals meat labeling law after trade rulings

WASHINGTON — It’s now harder to find out where your beef or pork was born, raised and slaughtered.

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USDA to approve Simplot's genetically engineered potato

USDA to approve Simplot's genetically engineered potato

BOISE, Idaho — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a potato genetically engineered by Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Co. to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine and that still damages crops around the world.

August 28, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
Company finds intersection of research, commerce, environmental benefits

Company finds intersection of research, commerce, environmental benefits

Company formed by UA professors is making cleaning products cleaner.

April 25, 2015 6:25 pm Photos

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Salpointe celebrates STEM center opening

Salpointe celebrates STEM center opening

The center was part of a $12 million capital campaign.

February 01, 2015 1:30 pmLoading…
Ebola treatment pioneered at ASU

Ebola treatment pioneered at ASU

Researchers at ASU's Biodesign Institute pioneered the use of tobacco plants to produce antibodies.

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Governor tours Oro Valley bioscience firms

Gov. Jan Brewer was in Oro Valley on Tuesday to tour two of the area’s biggest biotech employers, and she came away impressed.

February 12, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
New OV firm seeks to create biotech startups

New OV firm seeks to create biotech startups

John Muraski

April 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
New Oro Valley firm seeks to create biotech startups

New Oro Valley firm seeks to create biotech startups

Actus Biotechnologies wants to go a step beyond job creation - to business creation.

April 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
It's about potential, Accelerate says about its move to Tucson

It's about potential, Accelerate says about its move to Tucson

To Larry Mehren, CEO of Accelerate Diagnostics, moving the company from Denver to Tucson was "all about potential."

March 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
It's about potential, Accelerate says about its move to Tucson

It's about potential, Accelerate says about its move to Tucson

CEO Larry Mehren talked about the bio-lab to a few folks Thursdasy while others get a tour through the lab itself during an open house for the new headquarters and labs for Accelerate Diagnostics, 3950 S. Country Club Road.

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Fitz Blog: Intelligently designed

Proposed law: http://www.azleg.gov//FormatDocument.asp?inDoc=%2Flegtext%2F51leg%2F1r%2Fbills%2Fsb1213p.htm&Session_ID=110

January 28, 2013 9:00 amLoading…
Tucson tech: The industry had some hits, a few misses in 2012

Tucson tech: The industry had some hits, a few misses in 2012

A Raytheon employee works on the Griffin minimissile, one of the company's positive developments in 2012. Raytheon also won some healthy production contracts for weapons during the past year.

January 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson tech: The industry had some hits, a few misses in 2012

Tucson tech: The industry had some hits, a few misses in 2012

From missiles to microbes, here's a look back at some of the top stories and trends of 2012 - and what may lie ahead in 2013:

January 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Biotech firm has plans to grow in Tucson

A Denver company is moving to Tucson with ambitious growth plans and hopes of creating a biotech hub to attract scientists and engineers.

August 17, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Avery closing arguments center on DNA

Avery closing arguments center on DNA

CHILTON -- Prosecutors trying a man who spent 18 years in prison for a rape he didn't commit told jurors Wednesday that DNA evidence in this murder case is incredibly powerful -- but the defense claimed it's questionable.

March 14, 2007 10:00 pmLoading…

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