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Two Missouri hospitals rank in the top 3 most integrated health care networks

Sisters of Mercy Health System networks took two of the top three spots in a recent rating of the nation’s top 100 most integrated health-care networks. In health analytics firm SDI’s ... Read More

Boehringer Ingelheim to buy Japanese consumer drug producer

German drug company Boehringer Ingelheim is in talks to make Japanese subsidiary SSP Co Ltd (4537.T) wholly-owned in a deal worth more than 30 billion yen ($335 million), the Nikkei newspaper ... Read More

IBM ups efficiency 40 percent for low-cost solar cell formulation

Thin-film solar cells hold the promise of a cheap, renewable energy source that could make fossil fuels obsolete, but thus far the cells’ reliance on rare elements and expensive vacuum deposition ... Read More

Missouri Department of Economic Development designates Springfield location as certified site

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) announced today that a Springfield location has been designated as the state’s second Certified Site. Chosen by DED’s Certified Site team, the site will ... Read More

Crestor approved to fight more heart disease

AstraZeneca won approval Monday to promote its cholesterol fighting drug Crestor for preventing heart disease in a vast new market of people with healthy cholesterol but other heart risks. Crestor won ... Read More

Plant antibodies as effective, cheaper than conventional version according to Wash. U. researchers

The first head-to-head comparison of therapeutic monoclonal antibodies produced from plants versus the same antibodies produced from mammalian cells has shown that plant-produced antibodies can fight infection equally well. Scientists from ... Read More

Danforth Center, EnviroLogix team on crop nutrients

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center and EnviroLogix Inc., a company that develops and manufactures lab-based agricultural diagnostics, said Tuesday they will partner to create technologies that increase nutrients in local ... Read More

Utah cavern to be used for energy storage

A Utah company plans to dig a series of underground caverns that it hopes to one day fill with compressed air, releasing it to generate electricity by turning a turbine and ... Read More

Tyson profit tops estimates on higher beef and chicken sales

Tyson Foods, a processor of chicken, beef and pork, posted a quarterly profit that topped analysts’ estimates amid higher revenue at its chicken and beef divisions. Net income was $160 million, ... Read More

Bick Group acquires cloud consultants

Data center design/build firm Bick Group has announced the acquisition of Blue Mountain Labs (BML), a consulting firm focused on the adoption of cloud computing within enterprise and government organizations. Terms ... Read More