Daily Archive: Thursday, February 16, 2017

Gene editing patent ruling sways fortune of biotech hopefuls

NEW YORK — In a highly anticipated decision that could sway the fortunes of a handful of biotechnology companies, the federal patent office has turned back a challenge to patents covering a widely used method for editing genes. The office’s board of appeals ruled Wednesday that the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard can keep

Kount Named Winner in the 2017 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards and InfoSecurity Awards

Boise, Idaho (PRWEB) February 16, 2017 Kount Inc., a leading innovator of solutions for fraud and risk management, today announced that its Kount Complete product has won both the 2017 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards and InfoSecurity Awards. Organized by the Information Security Community on LinkedIn, The Cybersecurity Excellence Awards program is a competition honoring individuals

Exotic animals abandoned as owners flee California dam catastrophe

A menagerie of exotic animals worthy of Noah’s Ark — including an albino kangaroo — were left to fend for themselves when their owners ran for the hills amid fears of catastrophic floods near the nation’s tallest dam. California Highway Patrol officers checking on homes in Sutter County during the Oroville Dam crisis found the