TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israel’s NRGene said on Tuesday it was working with a team of researchers from Wageningen University and Research in the Netherlands as well as commercial partners to create multi-genome mapping of potatoes. NRGene has completed the assembly of three commercial varieties of potatoes, which...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Friday said a shifting landscape will lead him to work with Democrats on immigration and financial regulation early in the new year, following a year of acrimony and partisan legislation. In an end-of-year news conference, McConnell touted a...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Boeing Co (BA.N) has been awarded a $6.2 billion contract for 36 F-15 aircraft for Qatar’s air force, the Pentagon said in a statement on Friday. Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad ZarghamOur Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.
(Reuters) - Canadian drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Lumify drop to treat eye redness. The eye drop, made by the company’s Bausch & Lomb eye care business, has been approved for over-the-counter sale, Valeant said. Lumify, first approved...
(Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc on Friday rejected the 11 director nominees picked by Broadcom Ltd and private-equity firm Silver Lake Partners, likely setting the stage for a bitter proxy battle between the chipmakers. Broadcom earlier this month took its first formal step to replace Qualcomm’s board with its...
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s Prince Harry and his American fiancée Meghan Markle have released a series of portraits by New York-based fashion photographer Alexi Lubomirski to mark their engagement. Lubomirski, a former assistant to Mario Testino, famed for his photos of Harry’s mother Princess Diana, took the pictures...
(Reuters) - A trio of U.S., Japanese and Russian astronauts arrived at the International Space Station on Tuesday, a NASA TV broadcast showed. Commander Anton Shkaplerov of Roscosmos and flight engineers Norishige Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and Scott Tingle of NASA docked their Soyuz spacecraft...
(Reuters) - Democrat Doug Jones’ surprise victory over Republican Roy Moore in this month’s special U.S. Senate election will be certified on Dec. 28, Alabama state officials said on Friday. Jones will be the first Democrat sent to the Senate from Republican stronghold Alabama in a quarter century....
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Amgen Inc (AMGN.O) said it expects to incur tax expenses of $6 billion to $6.5 billion over time as it repatriates cash it has accumulated around the world because of the new U.S. tax law signed by President Donald Trump on Friday. Some of...
(Reuters) - Ocular Therapeutix Inc said on Friday the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) had issued a subpoena seeking information about the company’s eye-pain drug Dextenza. Shares of the company were down 7.2 percent at $4.25 in after-marketing trading. The subpoena included a request to furnish Dextenza-related...