- Can Illumina Regain Its Mojo?
Since the DNA sequencing giant's stock hit its all-time high in 2015, it has fallen victim to volatility and pessimism about the company's equipment sales.
- Why the $324 Billion Bioeconomy Deserves a Place in Your Portfolio
Economic data suggest there's an easy, yet overlooked, way to boost American GDP: Focus on biotech.
- The Unsung Heroes of CAR-T
Investors are well aware of the big names in CAR-T therapies, but these companies are working behind the scenes to make marketable treatments possible.
- Here's Why Lithium-Ion Batteries Probably Aren't the Future of Stationary Energy Storage
Tesla expects to dedicate as much as 40% of the Gigafactory's capacity to home and utility-scale energy storage applications. That's riskier than it sounds.
- Time to Get Greedy With This Under-the-Radar Stock
Today Invitae is a tiny, money-losing genetic testing company. But the future looks incredibly bright -- and it's arriving as we speak.
- Boeing and SpaceX Aren't Going Anywhere Without Biotechnology
It isn't rocket science. No, really, it isn't. Big powerful rockets may get us to Mars, but our trips to the Red Planet won't succeed without biological tools.
- Alnylam's RNAi Failure Could Catch Monsanto Investors Off Guard
Investors often associate biotech with healthcare, but biological technologies are applied across unrelated industries. This biopharma failure could have consequences for next-generation agricultural products at Monsanto and Intrexon.
- Don't Believe Elon Musk on the Powerwall
Moving to an application-specific chemistry improved the Powerwall, but the company's marketing clashes with thermodynamics -- and thermodynamics wins every time.
- Myriad Genetics Shouldn't Overlook This Tiny Competitor
Invitae is shaking up how the genetic testing industry operates -- and that has already caused trouble for Myriad Genetics.
- Here's Why Food Security May Be One of the Best Investments of the 21st Century
As the global population increases, the amount of quality arable land is decreasing. New technologies will be key to avoiding future food crises.