Baystate Business: Biotech Breakthroughs (Radio)

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Why Shares of Stoke Therapeutics Plummeted in September

After top performance in August, the biotech was hit hard. What happened Shares of Stoke Therapeutics (NASDAQ:STOK) crashed 42.6% in September, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. That was a dramatic turnaround for the young biotech, which just had its IPO in June.  August’s story was dramatically different. Despite a lackluster quarterly earnings report mid-month,…

Here’s Why Stealth BioTherapeutics Rocketed Higher Today

The clinical-stage biotech made a new friend. What happened Shares of Stealth BioTherapeutics (NASDAQ:MITO) are up 9.8% at 1:11 p.m. EDT, having been up as much as 35%, following the announcement that the biotech gave Alexion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ALXN) an option to license elamipretide, Stealth’s late-stage drug candidate for mitochondrial diseases. So what Stealth BioTherapeutics will…

Here’s Why Seattle Genetics Stock Jumped Higher Today

Solid data for two pipeline candidates increases investors’ confidence in the cancer biotech. What happened Shares of Seattle Genetics (NASDAQ:SGEN) are up 12% at 12:05 p.m. EDT after the biotech presented a pair of positive clinical trial results at the 2019 European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress. So what In a phase 2 clinical…

2 Stocks That Flew High on Tuesday

One biotech zoomed 26% higher, while a prominent rideshare company saw a more-than-6% boost. The stock market sagged on Tuesday, so in the spirit of looking at the bright side of things, I’ve found a pair of stocks that rose notably despite the general sluggishness. Both were up substantially on the day, with one even…

2 Stocks That Could Double Your Money in 2020

These two biotech stocks are poised for big gains next year. Buying growth stocks in an election year is generally ill-advised. During the 2016 presidential election cycle, growth stocks, on balance, dramatically underperformed the broader markets, whereas value stocks as a whole produced market-beating returns on capital. Going one step further, some growth-oriented subsectors such as…

Evolution of Speech Recognition Technology

Communication plays an essential role in our lives. Humans started with signs, symbols, and then made progress to a stage, where they began communicating with languages. Later computing and communication technologies came. Machines began communicating with humans and in some cases, with themselves also. The communication created the world of the internet, or as we…

Western Digital unveils portfolio of industrial-grade storage solutions

Western Digital introduced a portfolio of products to address its customers’ growing need for high-endurance storage solutions in demanding industrial, smart and advanced manufacturing environments, including a wide variety of IoT devices. The portfolio deploys advanced, high-endurance 3D NAND in a variety of form factors to provide industrial-market solutions for systems designers of edge computing…

Space Agencies and Private Industry Discuss Making a Giant Leap on Collaboration

Home News Spaceflight NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine speaks at the Heads of Agency press conference at the 70th International Astronautical Congress in Washington, on Oct. 21, 2019. (Image: © Bill Ingalls/NASA) WASHINGTON — The next 50 years of human spaceflight will surely see a proliferation of private companies working in space alongside government agencies –…