An Approach To Recombinant R&D

Recombinant proteins are an innovative class of drugs in which DNA have been reprogrammed or recombined to treat diseases. CSL Behring has long been...

The Frontier Of Bioelectronic Medicine

GSK is quietly building a new treatment pipeline, in parallel to its established work on molecular medicines, that hopes to use peoples’ nerves to...

The Merits Of Being Big

We’ve been conditioned to equate tech innovation with images of lone inventors or startups housed in garages or incubators, not a company with 53,000...

Big Data Drives Oil Exploration

While depressed oil prices have sharply reduced the oil industry’s investment in exploration, Repsol aims to make every well count thanks to its decade-old...

Coatings As Active Components

Buildings using smart coatings that absorb pollution. Airplanes wrapped in heat-deflecting tech borrowed from eggplant biology. Surfaces of wind turbine blades that slice through...

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The Oldest Innovation: Monopoly

Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods is further evidence of its plan to corner the market on retail. It’s about consolidation, not innovation. In fact, controlling...