Scientists uncover mutations that make cancer resistant to therapies targeting KRAS

A gene called KRAS is one of the most commonly mutated genes in all human cancers, and targeted drugs that inhibit the protein expressed by mutated KRAS have shown promising results in clinical trials, with potential approvals by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration anticipated later this year. Unfortunately, cancer cells often develop additional mutations […]


Coinbase names ex-SEC director Brett Redfearn as head of Capital Markets

U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Global Inc on Tuesday named Brett Redfearn, a former director of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), as vice president of capital markets division ahead of its planned stock market listing. Redfearn was most recently the director of the U.S. SEC’s trading and markets division and spent 13 years at […]


U.S. ITC to open probe into smart thermostat patent complaint

The U.S. International Trade Commission said Tuesday it would investigate a patent infringement complaint filed by a California-based company over smart thermostats and other related systems. Privately held EcoFactor Inc claims a number of major smart thermostats and related systems infringe on its patents, including Alphabet Inc’s Google Nest, Emerson Electric Co, Honeywell International Inc, […]