Inovio Shrink Prostate Tumours and Protect Against Lethal Antibiotic-Resistant Bacterial Infection

Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. {NASDAQ: INO} today announced that the development of its DNA-based monoclonal antibody program received a boost from two peer-reviewed scientific papers that demonstrate their impact on prostate tumours, and in preventing infection from a pneumonia-causing bacteria in preclinical studies. Continue reading

Bitcoin wobbles as China announces exchange closures

Bitcoin $BTC has fallen back significantly after the Chinese government have apparently ordered the Bitcoin exchanges to close by the end of September, with some announcing they are closing within days.

This was always the danger for Bitcoin, that governments would interfere to regulate it out of existence. Bitcoin was very heavily traded in China, in fact the majority of trades were executed there. Continue reading

Nouveau Monde signs LOI with Shinzoom to market anode material in N. Amercia

Nouveau Monde Graphite {TSX.V: NOU}  has signed a non-binding letter of intent (or LOI) with Hunan Zhongke Shinzoom Co. Ltd., a Chinese lithium-ion battery anode producer and developer.

The purpose of the proposed collaboration is to actively participate in the growing North American lihtium-ion battery anode material market. Continue reading