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AMSC revenue up; quarterly loss down

Rick Saia |

Wind energy equipment manufacturer AMSC of Devens saw a strong 36-percent revenue growth to close out its most recent fiscal year while substantially cutting its quarterly losses, the company...

RXi Pharmaceuticals announces $10 million public offering

RXi Pharmaceuticals of Marlborough said Thursday it is making a public offering of common stock and warrants.

Marlborough's Ocata gets three new patents for RPE technology

Carol McDonald |

Marlborough's Ocata Therapeutics has been awarded three new patents connected to its stem-cell transplant technology for treating macular degenerative diseases.

Concord software firm partners with Chinese reseller

Emily Micucci |

Concord-based software company aPriori has inked a reseller agreement with a Chinese firm that will allow aPriori to sell its platform to Chinese manufacturers.

Verax CEO: Expanded FDA clearance a 'big deal' for blood transfusion safety

Emily Micucci |

Verax Biomedical, a young medical device company that makes a rapid test that screens for bacterial contamination in blood platelets, announced it has gained federal clearance to expand the use of...

Search for life sciences chief back to square one


A year after the head of the state's biotech funding agency announced she would step down, officials tasked with choosing her successor have hit the reset button on the search.

AbbVie buys blood cancer drug-maker for $21 billion

Pharmaceuticals giant AbbVie, which has operations in Worcester, has completed its purchase of California-based Pharmacyclics Inc., AbbVie announced Tuesday.

EMC Corp. to acquire Virtustream in 'game changer'

Hopkinton-based EMC Corp. is acquiring Virtustream, which will form EMC's new managed cloud services business, EMC said Tuesday.

Briefing: Marlborough woos Hologic

Marlborough's growing reputation as a magnet for companies strengthened this month with news that Hologic Inc. wants to move its headquarters 32 miles southwest from Bedford. Read more about the...

UMass Med professor named HHMI Investigator

Carol McDonald |

University of Massachusetts Medical School professor Job Dekker has won a coveted scientific honor. He has been named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigator, the medical school’s...

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