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Bill Gates warns that nobody is paying attention to gene editing, a new technology that could make inequality even worse

Bill Gates warns that nobody is paying attention to gene editing, a new technology that could make inequality even worse

11 days ago   |  

Jack Taylor/Getty Images) Bill Gates recently described a cutting-edge scientific technique called gene editing as "the most important public debate we haven't been having...
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Pharma giant GSK just made a $5.1 billion bet on a cancer drugmaker

1 month ago   |  

Reuters via handout GlaxoSmithKline just agreed to acquire the cancer drugmaker Tesaro for $5.1 billion in a bid to bulk up its cancer pipeline. Tesaro makes a drug called...
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Phil Mickelson takes down Tiger Woods to win $9 million after 22 holes and plenty of missed opportunities

Phil Mickelson takes down Tiger Woods to win $9 million after 22 holes and plenty of missed opportunities

1 month ago   |  

Harry How/Getty Images for The Match Phil Mickelson defeated Tiger Woods in match play to win $9 million on Friday. The match took longer than expected, with four playoff holes...
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Long-lost siblings have emotional reunion after 23andMe kit brought them together 34 years after they were abandoned in South Korea

Long-lost siblings have emotional reunion after 23andMe kit brought them together 34 years after they were abandoned in South Korea

4 monthes ago   |     |   2 articles

Justin Kragt and Renee Alanko were two and four years old respectively when they were abandoned at different locations in Seoul, South Korea in 1984. Officials did not realize...
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The new biography from Steve Jobs' daughter offers more proof that Silicon Valley is like a small town

The new biography from Steve Jobs' daughter offers more proof that Silicon Valley is like a small town

5 monthes ago   |     |   3 articles

Joi Ito The new biography from Lisa Brennan-Jobs, the daughter of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs, illustrates just how closely knit Silicon Valley can be. Brennan-Jobs' high school...
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Akouos, a biotech startup that's trying to tackle a $750 billion global problem, just announced it's raised a new funding round

Akouos, a biotech startup that's trying to tackle a $750 billion global problem, just announced it's raised a new funding round

5 monthes ago   |  

Shutterstock Boston-based biotech startup Akouos is the first of its kind to use gene therapy to tackle genetic-based hearing disorders. The company announced $50 million in...
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Is marrying your cousin actually dangerous?

5 monthes ago   |  

Do babies born between two cousins actually have a higher chance of having birth defects? Understanding basic genetic principles will help with this question. Following is a...
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DNA-testing company 23andMe signed a $300 million deal with a drug giant. Here are the other private ‘third parties' that genetics companies share your data with

5 monthes ago   |  

DNA-testing company 23andMe made headlines last week when it announced that it would share consumers' anonymized genetic data with pharmaceutical giant...
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A collaboration between Google's secretive life-extension spinoff and popular genetics company Ancestry has quietly ended

5 monthes ago   |  

Hollis Johnson Genetics testing company 23andMe made headlines last week when it announced it would share consumers' anonymized genetic data with pharmaceutical giant...
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The wildly popular e-cig startup Juul is valued at $15 billion, but it faces a growing backlash of lawsuits and investigations

The wildly popular e-cig startup Juul is valued at $15 billion, but it faces a growing backlash of lawsuits and investigations

5 monthes ago   |  

Pax Labs For a slim device that looks like a USB stick, the Juul e-cig packs a powerful punch. But despite the skyrocketing popularity of its devices, Juul Labs - which was...
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Experience the magical ambience of the fall season by visiting the best...

Autumn is one of the fascinating seasons for a holiday in Italy. This beautiful season comes with a round of fresh wine, delightful delicacies, and vibrant colors that will... Read more ...

Experience the magical ambiance of the fall season by visiting the best...

Autumn is one of the fascinating seasons for a holiday in Italy. This beautiful season comes with a round of fresh wine, delightful delicacies, and vibrant colors that will... Read more ...

Experience the magical ambiance of the fall season by visiting the best...

Autumn is one of the fascinating seasons for a holiday in Italy. This beautiful season comes with a round of fresh wine, delightful delicacies, and vibrant colors that will... Read more ...

How Do Anker's $80 AirPod Competitors Stack Up to the Real Thing?

How Do Anker's $80 AirPod Competitors Stack Up to the Real Thing?

Less than a year after releasing their Kickstarter-backed Zolo Liberty true wireless headphones to the public, Anker's bringing the same tech to a slimmed down set of earbuds... Read more ...

Hainan receives over 76 million tourists in 2018

Hainan receives over 76 million tourists in 2018

More than 76 million domestic and overseas tourists visited southern China's island province of Hainan in 2018, up 11.8 percent year-on-year, local authorities said... Read more ...

Frontier Airlines announces new flights from Mobile's Brookley Airport to Denver

Frontier Airlines announces new flights from Mobile's Brookley Airport to Denver

Chris Curry, President of the Mobile Airport Authority has announced that the Frontier Airlines will offer direct flights once a day from Mobile's Brookley Airport to Denver or... Read more ...

Oman Air expands UK team

Oman Air expands UK team

Oman Air's UK based team announced the expansion of its new corporate account manager and role expansion of its leisure account manager. Read more ...

The Best Hotels In The World In 2019, According To Travelers

The Best Hotels In The World In 2019, According To Travelers

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Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Delivers RM888 Million Economic Impact to...

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Delivers RM888 Million Economic Impact to Malaysia in 2018

2018 was anexceptionalyearfor the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centreas it achieved its highest ever economic impact delivered to Malaysia of RM888 million (an 80% or RM395 million... Read more ...

TP Connects Offer and Order Management along with NDC enabled Distribution...

TP Connects Offer and Order Management along with NDC enabled Distribution adopted by Oman Air

Oman Air has integrated the Offer and Order Management Solution from TPConnects to enhance its personalized retailing capabilities and NDC enabled distribution, with air and... Read more ...

Interiors of the world's first luxury space hotel, Aurora Station, unveiled

Interiors of the world's first luxury space hotel, Aurora Station, unveiled

The interior renderings of Aurora Station the world's first luxury space hotel were unveiled. The fully modular space station will host six people at a time, including two crew... Read more ...

The World's Most Romantic Hotels for Valentine's Day

The World's Most Romantic Hotels for Valentine's Day

Check into a palazzo on Venice's Grand Canal, rose-filled villa with a view of the Atlas Mountains, or hideaway in California's verdant wine country. These are the world's most... Read more ...

Bali to introduce tourist tax to preserve island's culture and environment

Bali to introduce tourist tax to preserve island's culture and environment

After Japan and Venice, Bali is the next destination to introduce tourist tax. The tourists will have to pay a new $10 levy, which will go towards preserving the island. The... Read more ...