Science, Health and Technology
3:24 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Local biotech startup receives $200,000 investment

Animal Health Specialties aims to develop drugs treating cachexia, a condition occuring in cancer patients which increases the body's metabolic rate.
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Local biotech startup Animal Health Specialties has announced it is receiving an investment of more than $200,000 from Columbia-based investment group Centennial Investors.

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Science, Health and Technology
9:00 am
Mon March 12, 2012

Scientists say pesticide not fending off corn rootworm

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Insect scientists say biotech corn is losing its ability to fend off a major insect pest known as the corn rootworm.  The scientists say continued widespread use of genetically-modified corn will only make the problem worse.

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