Hello, mind control! Researchers at the University of Washington say they've created the first non-invasive brain interface between two humans--i.e., they've basically achieved telepathy. Previous work has allowed basic communication between two brains, but this is the first time it's been shown in two humans.
Amgen struck a deal to buy cancer drug maker Onyx Pharmaceuticals for about $10.4 billion, as it moves to restock its product pipeline in response to declining sales of its flagship anemia drugs. The acquisition—which ends a two-month-long auction of Onyx—represents the fifth-largest biotechnology deal in history.