During the Cold War, scientists working at the laboratories of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology produced ideas and inventions, such as distant early- warning radar and satellite-tracking systems, designed to help the U.S. prevail over the Soviet Union.
Charles Manby, a senior partner at Goldman Sachs Group Inc., will lead a 100 million-pound ($152 million) fundraising campaign for the Francis Crick Institute, which will be Europe’s largest biomedical research center.
Imperial Innovations Group Plc will help Circassia Holdings Ltd., in which it holds a 20 percent stake, commercialize a cat-allergy vaccine if it clears final- stage trials even as would-be suitors target the company.
The new bird influenza that’s killed six people in eastern China has some of the genetic hallmarks of an easily transmissible virus, according to the scientist who showed how H5N1 avian flu could become airborne.
Following is a summary of key facts about Cyprus, which holds the final round of elections for a new president on Feb. 24. The president will be called upon to sign an international bailout agreement aimed at preventing a financial collapse in Cyprus.