Roche Holding AG agreed to buy the rights from Spain’s Oryzon Genomics SA to an experimental drug that’s meant to switch on genes that block the growth of cancer, a new area in the crowded field of potential oncology therapies.
A U.K. warship with advanced undersea listening tools reached the area of the Indian Ocean where a Chinese vessel picked up two signals that may be from black boxes of the Malaysian jet that vanished a month ago.
Companies powered the U.S. job market past a milestone in March as private employment exceeded the pre-recession peak for the first time, showing the kind of progress Federal Reserve officials look for to maintain their current policy course.
A Chinese national and two Iranian firms were charged in the U.S. with conspiring to export devices that can be used in uranium enrichment, the second case revealed this week in a Justice Department crackdown on the proliferation of restricted technology.
Entering the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Center for Theoretical Physics by the front door, one passes more than a dozen well-used blackboards, meeting areas and offices before finding Alan Guth’s.
Higher fines and jail time are being considered by U.S. lawmakers who grilled General Motors Co. Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra over why it took years to recall 2.6 million cars for faulty ignition switches.