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For CT, strides and stumbles in quest to spur bioscience industry

Connecticut is losing more bioscience jobs than it is gaining, despite a sizable jump in research and development jobs over the last three years. Alexion’s departure is the latest in a line that has undercut bioscience growth. Nonetheless, many say New Haven is nearing a “critical mass” after years of effort by Yale and a new cluster is emerging in Farmington after more than $1 billion in state investment.

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Connecticut’s new partner in science tracks the root causes of disease, mouse by mouse

Bar Harbor, Me. — Every two weeks, the scientists at The Jackson Laboratory get a delivery, the findings from the latest “deviant search.” The caretakers responsible for the 1.25 million or so mice that populate the lab’s island campus at any one time take note of any critters that seem off, and send them over […]