Top China defector passes state secrets to US The brother of a disgraced Communist official is believed to be the most valuable Chinese defector to the US, the Financial Times reports.
Source: Financial Times
| By: Jamil Anderlini and Tom Mitchell
Johnson & Johnson, ViaCyte testing possible diabetes cure Johnson& Johnson, continuing its long quest for a Type 1 diabetes cure, is joining forces with biotech company ViaCyte to speed development of the first stem cell treatment that could fix the life-threatening hormonal disorder. They've already begun testing it in a small number of diabetic patients. ViaCyte and Johnson& Johnson's Janssen BetaLogics group...
Source: The Associated Press
| By: By LINDA A. JOHNSON, AP Business Writer
Op-Ed: How we'll fix the FAA: US Rep Congressman Carlos Curbelo has co-sponsored a bill to reform the FAA that he says will make air travel safer and more efficient.
| By: Congressman Carlos Curbelo
Hydrogen fuel cells... on a plane? European airline easyJet on Tuesday unveiled its plans for a zero emissions hydrogen fuel system which it says could save about 50,000 tons of fuel per year.
| By: Anmar Frangoul | Special to CNBC.com
UPDATE 2-Mexico to launch wholesale mobile network tender on Friday *Looks to curb dominance of Carlos Slim's America Movil network. The project, which was meant to be launched by 2014, is part of a sweeping telecoms reform aimed at curbing the dominance of Carlos Slim's America Movil and improving Mexicos low levels of cell phone penetration and network coverage. However, in a move unlikely to please operators America Movil,...
| By: Christine Murray and Tomás Sarmiento
UPDATE 2-Nigeria open to deal with mobile group MTN over $3.9 bln fine LAGOS, Jan 27- Nigeria is open to an amicable out-of-court settlement with South Africa's MTN over a $3.9 billion fine imposed on the cell phone operator, a top regulatory official said on Wednesday. After weeks of talks with MTN, which makes about 37 percent of its revenue from Nigeria, it cut the fine by 25 percent. Nigeria has been trying to halt the widespread use...
| By: Alexis Akwagyiram
Cure for type 1 diabetes a step closer A possible cure for Type 1 diabetes has taken an "important step forward," according to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard.
| By: Holly Ellyatt
NIH chief: 'We've got cancer's number' In an interview with CNBC, the NIH director said people may be "a little cynical" because of cancer's casualty rate, but researchers 'had its number.'
| By: Trent Gillies