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Novartis taking full control of Alcon Novartis AG gained control of Alcon Inc. through the purchase of a 52% stake in the U.S. eyecare company from Nestlé SA in a $28.1 billion deal that is bringing the Swiss drug maker a big step closer to its goal of becoming a global health-care conglomerate. The deal is bringing Novartis’s ownership of Alcon up to 77%, for which it paid Nestlé a total of about $39 billionmore

FDA leaving lumps of coal in the stockings of antibiotics makers (and also being a Scrooge about Pfizer‘s Prevnar). Yes, I know Christmas is over. It just seemed like an apt analogy…!

The patent cliff – some biggies due in 2010.

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Yes, it’s cold and snowy out there. But here are some incredible examples of snowflakes (close-up photos) that you can enjoy from the warmth of your office!

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