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Lyft, Uber, and Slack are the IPOs getting all the attention this year - but a completely different corner of the market is heating up

Lyft, Uber, and Slack are the IPOs getting all the attention this year - but a completely different corner of the market is heating up

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

The initial-public-offering market suffered through a slow start to the year due to the partial government shutdown and the brutal fourth-quarter for financial markets, but...
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Brainstorm Health: Biogen Alzheimer's Drug, CVS Meets CBD, New CRISPR Company

1 day ago   |   Fortune

Good afternoon, readers. It was a sad day for biopharma. Yet again, an Alzheimer's drug hopeful crashed and burned in critical late-stage clinical trials. The victim, this...
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Finally! A DNA Computer That Can Actually Be Reprogrammed

1 day ago   |   Wired

DNA computers have to date only been able to run one algorithm, but a new design shows how these machines can be made more flexible-and useful.
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First Baby Monkey Born Using Sperm from Frozen Testicles

2 days ago   |   Scientific American

Researchers hope that the procedure could be used to restore fertility to human boys undergoing cancer treatment
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Biogen is crashing after scrapping its late-stage Alzheimer's drug trials

Biogen is crashing after scrapping its late-stage Alzheimer's drug trials

2 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Biogen and the Japanese pharmaceutical company Eisai said Thursday they would discontinue late-stage Alzheimer's drug trials. Shares of Biogen crashed more than 25% in...
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The First Gene-Edited Food Is Now Being Served

3 days ago   |   Wired

Calyxt is the first with its gene-edited oil, but several other companies also have edited foods in the works.
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Theranos and the Dangers of Silicon Valley Hubris

3 days ago   |   Real Clear Politics

A new documentary explores the scandal that engulfed Elizabeth Holmes's now-infamous biotech startup.
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Regulators just approved a new depression drug with the potential to be a game-changer

Regulators just approved a new depression drug with the potential to be a game-changer

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

On Tuesday, federal regulators approved the second new antidepressant this month after 35 years of little progress combatting the disease. An injection called Zulresso, the new...
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Biotech's shares tumble after it says SEC is looking into possible manipulation

4 days ago   |   CNBC

PolarityTE said the SEC subpoenaed it earlier this month for documents related to any promotion of the company or its securities, among other items.
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AI-Based App Could Screen for Cervical Cancer  

5 days ago   |   Scientific American

An algorithm that can diagnose the disease from photographs would be especially useful in developing countries
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The Midwest flooding has killed livestock, ruined harvests and has farmers...

The Midwest flooding has killed livestock, ruined harvests and has farmers worried for their future

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts called the flooding "the most widespread disaster we've had in our state's history." Read more ...

US-backed Syrian force declares victory over Islamic State

US-backed Syrian force declares victory over Islamic State

BAGHOUZ, Syria - A U.S.-backed Syrian force said Saturday that it has liberated the last area held by the Islamic State group in the eastern Syrian village of Baghouz... Read more ...

Patriots owner Robert Kraft breaks silence after being charged following...

Patriots owner Robert Kraft breaks silence after being charged following Florida prostitution spa bust

Owner of NFL team the New England Patriots Robert Kraft has issued his first statement since being charged with two counts of soliciting prostitution in February after the bust... Read more ...

Terps fall to LSU in final seconds of second round game

Terps fall to LSU in final seconds of second round game

The Maryland Terrapins fall to the LSU Tigers, 69-67, Saturday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Read more ...

No. 3 Maryland beats Radford in NCAA Women's opener

No. 3 Maryland beats Radford in NCAA Women's opener

Taylor Mikesell scored 16 points, Kaila Charles had 14 points and nine rebounds, and No. 3 seed Maryland used a relentless defensive effort to overpower Radford 73-51 on... Read more ...

Notre Dame cruises to opening round win

Notre Dame cruises to opening round win

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Arike Ogunbowale scored 23 points and teammate Jessica Shepard had a double-double as No. 1 seed Notre Dame beat 16th-seed Bethune-Cookman 92-50 on Saturday... Read more ...

March Madness schedule: Today's NCAA game times, where to watch Round 2

March Madness schedule: Today's NCAA game times, where to watch Round 2

With half the NCAA Tournament field now off the bracket, it's time for March Madness Round 2. Keep up with all the action and check out the full NCAA schedule, game times... Read more ...

1,300 people are being airlifted from a cruise ship off the coast of Norway...

1,300 people are being airlifted from a cruise ship off the coast of Norway, which was left stranded by windy conditions and massive waves

The Viking Sky cruise ship is evacuating passengers after it began experiencing engine problems off the coast of Norway. At 6 p.m. local time, Norwegian officials said rescue... Read more ...

Waters' drive beats Maryland 69-67, sends LSU to Sweet 16

Waters' drive beats Maryland 69-67, sends LSU to Sweet 16

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Tremont Waters drove by three defenders and scooped in a banking layup with 1.6 seconds remaining to give third-seeded LSU a 69-67 victory over... Read more ...

NCAA Latest: LSU eliminates Maryland with last-second shot

NCAA Latest: LSU eliminates Maryland with last-second shot

The Latest on the second round of the NCAA Tournament : Read more ...