The FDA approves the Taiho drug for rare bile duct cancer with a certain genetic signature

A Taiho Oncology drug for bile duct cancer is now approved by the FDA, providing a new treatment option for patients with advanced disease. The regulatory decision makes the Taiho drug the third approved product for such cancers driven by a particular genetic signature, but the manufacturer claims its cancer therapy has an advantage over … Read more

The billionaire founder of JD.com settles the rape lawsuit two days before the planned trial in the United States

Editor’s Note: A version of this story appears in the CNN China Meanwhile newsletter, an update three times a week that explores what you need to know about the country’s rise and its impact on the world. Sign up here. CNN – A Chinese billionaire and a former University of Minnesota student, accused of seeing … Read more

China wants to conquer the British car market, but should you buy their vehicles?

983,099 cars have been sold in the UK since the beginning of the year, down 11% from the previous year. This is not due to a lack of demand, but to an acute supply crisis. Chinese automakers have better access to the critical battery technology needed for electric vehicles (EVs), enabling them to get vehicles … Read more

Tim Cook and Apple make a move that could annoy China

apple (AAPL) he doesn’t want to be surprised anymore. Like the rest of the multinationals, the iPhone maker was hit by the covid-19 pandemic that exacerbated disruptions in supply chains. The restrictive measures and lockdowns imposed in China to limit the spread of the virus have particularly affected the local suppliers of many Western companies. … Read more

Solar stocks continue to shine in the broader market selloff

For the past couple of years or so, the clean energy sector has been a big lag with investors giving it a large margin. the iShares Global Clean Energy ETF (ICLN), a global clean energy bet, is trading 36% below its all-time high of January 2021 after a major rally fueled by ESG optimism took … Read more

Prime Medicine spells out IPO plans for “word processor” or gene editing

Gene editing research is looking for more precise approaches, with the goal of avoiding off-target changes that cause problems in other parts of the genome. Prime Medicine aims to offer that precision along with the potential to address a wider range of genetic diseases. Biotechnology has yet to test this technology on patients, but it … Read more

With lithium up 220%, it buys Albemarle, the market leader

A truck transports potassium chloride to the Albemarle Corp. Lithium mine in Calama, Antofagasta … [+] region, Chile, Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Albemarle Corp., the world’s largest producer of lithium, is accelerating advanced forms of the metal that could lead to better batteries for electric vehicles. Photographer: Cristobal Olivares / Bloomberg © 2021 Bloomberg Finance … Read more

NASA’s mission to reveal a glimpse of the asteroid first, then bump into it

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. To receive it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN – Get ready to see the small moon of an asteroid for the first time. Then, watch as a spaceship deliberately crashes into it. This scenario sounds like a science fiction … Read more

Chinese researchers clone arctic wolf in landmark conservation project.

Hong Kong CNN – Researchers in China have cloned a wild Arctic wolf and hope the controversial gene technology can now be used to help save other threatened species as the world moves towards an extinction crisis. On Monday, the Beijing-based company Sinogene Biotechnology unveiled the female wolf clone, named Mayan by scientists, on the … Read more

Chinese researchers clone arctic wolf in landmark conservation project.

Hong Kong CNN – Researchers in China have cloned a wild Arctic wolf and hope the controversial gene technology can now be used to help save other threatened species as the world moves towards an extinction crisis. On Monday, the Beijing-based company Sinogene Biotechnology unveiled the female wolf clone, named Mayan by scientists, on the … Read more