- Researchers find way to grow heart cells (Toronto Star)
Toronto stem-cell scientists say discovery is an important step toward repairing damaged heart tissue.
- Glaxo to Buy Sirtris, Maker of Red Wine-Based Drug (Bloomberg)
GlaxoSmithKline Plc, Europe's biggest drugmaker, agreed to buy Sirtris Pharmaceuticals Inc. for about $720 million, adding an experimental treatment derived from red wine that's thought to slow the effects of aging.
- Pine beetles may affect climate change - study (Reuters)
Mountain pine beetles that are destroying forests along much of the Rocky Mountain range are doing so much damage that they may affect climate change, Canadian researchers reported on Wednesday.