Without wind tunnels we may not have airplanes right now. Early aviationists built them to puzzle out how to get and stay airborne. But wind tunnels are used for so much more than flight - from microchips to wind turbines. 

Vedere Bio, a stealth-stage company focused on restoring functional vision, has been acquired by Novartis for $150 million upfront and will be eligible for up to $130 million in milestone payments, bringing the potential total value to $28

Sweepstakes were invented as marketing tools to drum up interest for a product or sales. But winning them can be fun and as they've proliferated an entire subculture of people who enter hundreds of them a day. 

Are sharks the super-predators we think they are? Or have we been baited with great white lies? To find out, we interviewed shark researchers Dr. Taylor Chapple, Dr. Tricia Meredith and Dr. Chris Pepin-Neff, along with surfer Mike Wells. 

Repligen has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held ARTeSYN Biosolutions for approximately $200 million, comprised of approximately $130 million in cash and approximately $70 million in Repligen common stock. ARTeSYN

When a race car hits the wall at 200 mph, how much force is involved? How much energy is behind a punch to the face? On this episode of StarTalk Sports Edition, Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O'Reilly are investigatin

Bayer has agreed to acquire Asklepios Biopharmaceuticals, a privately held gene therapy developer formed nearly two decades ago by one of the field's pioneers, University of North Carolina researcher Jude Samulski. The German healthcare co

The U.S. FDA inspects a few thousand drug manufacturing plants every year to ensure their standards are up to par. Many of those inspections are required before a biopharma company can gain approval of a new drug. They serve as a check on


Was the printing press a big deal? You bet it was. One of the biggest. 

The City of Vacaville, California has signaled the start of the next generation of development of its world class biomanufacturing cluster by announcing plans to expand it on approximately 300 acres adjacent to existing facilities and to n