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Monday, Dec 11

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Let States Lower Drug Prices - Bloomberg

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Drug prices are too high, and Congress lacks the political will to do anything about it. These are two of the most uncontroversial assertions in the ...

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Bitcoin Spot Price Pares Losses as Futures Trading Starts ...

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The spot price of bitcoin pared losses after futures began trading in Chicago, ushering in a new era for the cryptocurrency. Bitcoin had fallen over the ...

Friday, Dec 8

23

How Not to Be Fooled by Randomness - Bloomberg

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There's a common thread to the dubious claims and irreproducible results that have plagued some fields of science. In most of these cases, scientists saw ...

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Brexit Bulletin: Breakthrough Before Breakfast - Bloomberg

Sign up to receive the Brexit Bulletin in your inbox, and follow @Brexit on Twitter. The U.K. and the European Union are ready to move on to Brexit trade ...

Wednesday, Dec 6

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Newer Birth Control Pills Don’t Lower the Risk of Breast ...

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Newer birth control drugs developed to replace those tied to cancer risk were thought to improve safety for the women who took them. It turns out they didn ...

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Snow, Yes Snow, May Hit N.Y. Just Days After Spring-Like ...

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Three days after basking in balmy December weather, New Yorkers are facing the first real snow of the season. There’s a 40 percent chance the white stuff ...

Tuesday, Dec 5

20

Pacific Weather Shenanigans Could End Up Weakening ...

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As with the infamous El Nino, what happens in the Pacific Ocean doesn’t always stay in the Pacific Ocean. To the dismay of natural gas traders, that may ...

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The Military Is Using Falcons to Build a Drone Killer ...

Throughout history, humans have employed falcons as lethal hunters of other animals. Now those raptors are being sent after drones. It turns out that many ...

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Boom Supersonic Jet Plan Boosted by $10 Million JAL Funding

Boom Technology Inc., seeking to build a supersonic jet for passenger travel, got a $10 million investment from Japan Airlines Co. as the Denver-based startup aims to revive ultra-fast travel that ended more than a decade back with the…

Monday, Dec 4

19

NASA Nails Test on Voyager Spacecraft, 13 Billion Miles Away

Cape Canaveral, Fla. (AP) -- NASA has nailed an engine test on a spacecraft 13 billion miles away. Last week, ground controllers sent commands to fire backup thrusters on Voyager 1, our most distant spacecraft. The thrusters had been idle…

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Bank Backups and Space Bitcoins - Bloomberg

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Should banks back up their hard drives? Here is a story about things with names like Sheltered Harbor and Quantum Dawn and Operation Waking Shark, the gist ...

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Elon Musk Isn't Joking About Sending a Tesla to Mars

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Elon Musk fully intends to put a red sports car made by a company that he runs into an enormous rocketship made by another company that he runs and then fire both into Mars orbit. The car, as it hurtles into space, will be playing a song…

Thursday, Nov 30

19

If You Can't Beat ISIS Online, Ban 'Em

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For much of the Obama presidency, the U.S. State Department waged a narrative war against the world's jihadists. Through a small office inside Foggy Bottom known as the Center for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications, a team of…

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Bitcoin Frenzy and Trendy Computers - Bloomberg

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So let's say that in the most pessimistic scenario a bitcoin will be worth $0, and in the most optimistic scenario it will be worth $5 million. So! Great ...

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How Your Apple Watch May Save Your Life

A new app combines health tech with artificial intelligence that can warn you when a stroke might be imminent. By. Michelle Cortez. @FayCortez More stories by Michelle Cortez. November 30, 2017, 2:00 AM PST. A device that's embedded in a…

Wednesday, Nov 29

20

Pulling Iron From Brain May Offer Hope in Alzheimer’s Fight

Dementia is poised to become a $1 trillion disease in 2018 To curb the dementia epidemic, focus is shifting to one of the most abundant elements on Earth: iron. The familiar metal is key to numerous brain functions, but too much of it is…

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Bitcoin Surges Past $11,000 as Bubble Warnings Can't Cool Market

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Bitcoin surpassed $11,000 in a matter of hours after hitting the $10,000 milestone, taking this year’s price surge to almost 12-fold as buyers shrugged off increased warnings that the largest digital currency is an asset bubble. The…

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North Korea Says Nuclear Push Completed as Entire U.S. in ...

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his regime completed its nuclear program after firing a missile that put the entire U.S. in range. North Korea ...

Tuesday, Nov 28

03

SoftBank Bids to Buy Uber Shares for 30% Less Than Current Value

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SoftBank Group Corp. and a group of investors are trying to buy a stake in Uber Technologies Inc. at a sizable discount to the company's $69 billion valuation, seeking to clinch what would be one of the largest purchases of stock in a…

Monday, Nov 27

13

TerraCycle Makes Money Off Your Recycled Cigarette Butts ...

In Tom Szaky’s vision of the new economy, nothing is garbage. Not cigarette butts. Not dirty diapers. Not even used tampons. Szaky, the founder of ...

Wednesday, Nov 22

01

China Isn't Winning the Race for Space

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By the middle of the century, nuclear-powered Chinese shuttles will regularly ply interplanetary space, carrying workers between mining colonies on distant planets and asteroids. If that, like much else published on the front page of the…

Friday, Nov 17

13

Getting a Dog May Save Your Life, Especially If You’re Single

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Having a dog can bring a lot of love into your life. It could also make it last a little longer. A group of academics from Uppsala University in Sweden analyzed the health records of 3.4 million people in that northern European country,…

Wednesday, Nov 15

15

This $5 Billion Startup Made Its First Cancer Vaccine—For Just One Person

For Moderna Therapeutics, the road to a cancer breakthrough begins on the back of a FedEx truck. Six weeks ago, a 1-millimeter cube of cancer tissue collected by doctors from the right lung of 67-year-old retiree Glenda Cleaver was packed…

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World's Top Oil Buyer May Be Ready to Stock Up After ...

The world’s biggest oil buyer may be waking up from a seasonal slumber. China added 37 million barrels of oil to inventories in the first nine days of ...

Tuesday, Nov 14

21

Go Ahead, Republicans. Tax College Sports. - Bloomberg

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I'm no fan of the tycoon-friendly, deficit-expanding tax bills that House and Senate Republicans have written. But there's one surprising sphere of ...

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Science Confirms Hurricane Harvey Was Indeed ‘Biblical ...

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When Hurricane Harvey dropped 60 inches of rain on Houston in August, some described the storm as “biblical.” One of America’s leading hurricane ...

Friday, Nov 10

23

Your Evening Briefing - Bloomberg

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Want to receive this post in your inbox every afternoon? Sign up here. The so-called “Weinstein effect” shows no signs of abating. Comedian Louis C.K ...

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China to Allow Foreign Firms to Own 51% of Securities ...

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China will allow overseas firms to take controlling stakes in local securities ventures and remove foreign ownership limits on its banks, as the country ...

Wednesday, Nov 8

20

Russia's Role in Securing Asia's Prosperity

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Russia values the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum -- which begins this week in Danang, Vietnam -- for the opportunities it affords all participants to engage in discussions and coordinate positions on a variety of economic, social,…

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Apple Is Ramping Up Work on AR Headset to Succeed iPhone

Apple Inc., seeking a breakthrough product to succeed the iPhone, aims to have technology ready for an augmented-reality headset in 2019 and could ship a product as early as 2020. Unlike the current generation of virtual reality headsets…