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Tag Archives: biotechnology

Cheating death by cloning

I got a pretty unusual press release in the old inbox the other day from a company calling itself “DNA Live Forever” that claims to have come up with a way to travel in time — by cloning yourself. In a ...

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Ex-CEO of Lux Biosciences named COO at Micromet

BETHESDA — Cancer drug developer Micromet Inc. on Tuesday named Ulrich Grau, a biopharmaceutical industry veteran, as its executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective immediately. Grau has more than 30 years of experience in operations and research and ...

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O’Malley, South Korean president discuss Md. trade

Gov. Martin O’Malley went off script Wednesday, visiting the South Korean President Lee Myung-bak during his 10-day trade mission to Asia due to wrap up Saturday. O’Malley met Lee at his official residence, Cheong Wa Dae, or the “Blue House”, ...

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O’Malley wants a space business incubator

The state will start an incubator for space-related businesses and take other steps to “unlock the enormous economic and employment potential of Maryland’s space sector,” Gov. Martin O’Malley said Monday. Space follows biotechnology and cyber security as a focus for ...

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Virginia outspends Maryland in race to grow business

ANNAPOLIS — Cross-Potomac rivals Maryland and Virginia have markedly different backgrounds when it comes to nurturing their homegrown businesses and wooing those in other states. Virginia, about four times the size of Maryland and with about 40 percent more residents, ...

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Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program gives out 16 grants

The Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program, or MIPS, just announced the recipients of its 47th round of financing to support university-based research projects across the state. This round’s recipients include $256,362 for Princess Anne-based Luke’s Premier Foods,LLC and Jurgen G. Schwarz, ...

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Fairfax’s loss could be Montgomery’s gain

Fairfax County in Virginia has dropped plans to fund a huge medical research center, and that could be great news for Montgomery County. Montgomery has big plans to build on its Life Sciences Center off of I-270, creating a massive ...

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Ingenuity + Fruit = Electricity?

A budding business from the mind of a University of Maryland student is in the running for seed funding from the Dell Social Innovation Competition. Tseai Energy Unlimited works to empower communities through agriculture. The company develops bioprocessing plants to ...

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