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Saturday, July 30, 2016


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You Should Be Terrified That People Who Like “Hamilton” Run Our Country


You Should Be Terrified That People Who Like “Hamilton” Run Our Country
The American elite can’t get enough of a musical that flatters their political sensibilities and avoids discomforting truths.

Alphabet Inc. Stock Update

Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) price at close, July 29, 2016, is 768.79.

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We’re on the cusp of a gene editing revolution, are we ready?

Beware the backlash, if fast-moving technologies for editing rogue genes outpace public acceptance

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First locally transmitted Zika case confirmed in continental US

Four people have been infected with the virus from mosquitoes in Florida, near Miami. It's the first time that Zika has been spread in the US by local mosquitoes, rather than by travel

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Friday, July 29, 2016

Ocean-cleaning sea bins will gobble up plastic waste to recycle

Bins designed to suck up debris floating on the sea are in the final stages of testing, shame they won’t make it to Rio in time to clean up dirty waters at the Olympics

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Autoimmune diseases may be side effect of a strong immune system

We finally have evidence from human studies that disorders like lupus could be a by-product of being well protected against other diseases

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Inbreeding has destroyed the English bulldog’s genetic diversity

Decades of extreme selection and inbreeding mean there is little genetic variation left to save the English bulldog from its many severe health problems

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Confessor. Feminist. Adult. What The Hell Happened To Howard Stern?


Confessor. Feminist. Adult. What The Hell Happened To Howard Stern?
Scattered among the gleefully vulgar mainstays are now intimate exchanges that have made Mr. Stern one of the most deft interviewers in the business.

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At Comic-Con, Indie Publishers Tout Their Stock

Each year at Comic-Con International, Hollywood executives sift through comics for sale to find stories that could be adapted into the next blockbuster movie or binge-worthy television show.
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Apple's Hard-Charging Tactics Backfire in TV

Some of the tactics used by Apple to achieve success have hurt its efforts to revolutionize the TV-watching experience. In search of its new big thing, the company has alienated cable providers and networks with an assertive negotiating style.
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Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss Viacom CEO's Suit

The legal battle for future control over Sumner Redstone’s $40 billion media empire appears to be headed to trial.
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Alphabet Inc. Stock Update

Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) price at close, July 28, 2016, is 745.91.

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Fossil tumour is oldest evidence of human cancer discovered yet

A 1.7 million year-old ancient human foot bone found in South Africa shows signs of osteosarcoma, an aggressive form of bone cancer

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Thursday, July 28, 2016

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CRISPR genome editing could save sight by tweaking DNA

A test of the CRISPR technique in mice shows that it has real promise for treating hereditary eye diseases, although several hurdles remain

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Here's a New Reason Bees Are Dying At an Alarming Rate


Here's a New Reason Bees Are Dying At an Alarming Rate
A new study from the Institute of Bee Health, published by Proceedings of the Royal Society B, finds that a common insecticide —presumably created by humans — suppresses the male honey bee’s ability to produce sperm.

Desk job death risk is eliminated by an hour’s walk or cycle

People who spend eight or more hours sitting a day are 60 per cent more likely to die prematurely – but doing moderate exercise counteracts this risk

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Facebook's Net Income Nearly Triples on Advertising Strength

The social network reported net income of $2.06 billion, or 71 cents a share, compared with $719 million or 25 cents per share a year ago.
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Gawker Founder Wins Temporary Reprieve From Judgment

A Florida appeals court temporarily lifted the threat of personal bankruptcy hanging over Gawker Media founder Nick Denton as a result of a heated legal battle with former wrestler Hulk Hogan.
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Alphabet Inc. Stock Update

Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) price at close, July 27, 2016, is 740.85.

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Legal ketone sports supplement pushes athletes further, faster

When rowers and cyclists consumed a supplement drink, they moved faster, broke world records, and beat many of their personal bests

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Unprecedented Alzheimer’s drug slows disease by 80 per cent

A drug that targets tau tangles in the brain has produced strong results in a large clinical trial, slowing the progression of the disease in hundreds of people

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Watch Michelle Obama's Scene-Stealing DNC Speech


Watch Michelle Obama's Scene-Stealing DNC Speech
On a day marked by vocal anti-Hillary protests by delegates, Michelle Obama's prime time speech stole the show.

Alphabet Inc. Stock Update

Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) price at close, July 26, 2016, is 738.42.

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

I was there at Ebola’s bloody beginning

Forty years ago, Peter Piot raced to the scene of an outbreak of an unknown deadly disease. What he discovered gave him his life's purpose

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Fertility facts: How late can you leave it to have a baby?

You want kids, just not yet. So here’s how to work out when to start trying – and whether you should take a fertility test

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Verizon Doubles Down on Media With Yahoo Deal

Verizon’s planned acquisition of Yahoo deepens the nation’s largest wireless carrier’s investment in digital media but hands it a troubled company in need of restructuring.
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As It Ends, Yahoo's Tale Is One of Missed Chances

Yahoo’s $4.83 billion sale to Verizon puts an exclamation point on a tumultuous two-decade run that began with success as the web’s organizer, and ended with a cycle of failed leaders and strategic blunders.
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Sprint's Reboot Gains Ground

Sprint continued to add customers in the latest quarter, helped by its aggressive discounting, and revenue slid less than expected amid indications the wireless carrier’s reboot is gaining ground.
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Twitter Aims to Be a Digital Watering Hole for Sports Fans

Twitter is fast turning into a digital hangout for sports fans, striking deals with Major League Baseball and the National Hockey League to host live video of games.
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Nintendo Stock Sinks 18% on Profit Reality of 'Pokémon Go'

After soaring over the previous two weeks, shares in Nintendo plunged following a warning that “Pokémon Go” would make a limited contribution to its earnings.
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US and UK fall behind in largest ever global study of height

While English-speaking countries have high rates of obesity, their citizens are nowhere near as tall as the average heights of the Netherlands and Latvia

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The Other Side of an Infamous Hamptons House Party


The Other Side of an Infamous Hamptons House Party
“We raised money for charity. Nothing illegal happened, and no one complained,” said a man who has been compared to Jordan "Wolf of Wall Street" Belfort. Is the Long Island party planner being treated unfairly?

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Alphabet Inc. Stock Update

Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) price at close, July 25, 2016, is 739.77.

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Zika epidemic could burn out in 3 years but return in a decade

Herd immunity could drive the Zika epidemic in South and Central America to an end, but some 93 million people could be infected before then

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Monday, July 25, 2016

We took his-and-hers fertility tests – this is what it was like

Should couples curious to know the implications of postponing parenthood take a fertility test? Jessica Hamzelou and her boyfriend tried one to find out

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Alcohol linked to at least seven cancers – not just liver cancer

The more alcohol you drink, the higher your risk of cancers like breast and colon cancer. But research suggests that there is no "safe" level of consumption

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'Star Trek' Leads Box Office While 'Ice Age' Underwhelms

Hollywood’s sequel slowdown continued this weekend, this time with “Star Trek Beyond” and “Ice Age: Collision Course” faring worse than their predecessors at the box office.
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Verizon Finalizes $4.8 Billion Deal to Acquire Yahoo

Verizon has agreed to pay $4.8 billion to acquire Yahoo, ending a drawn-out auction process for the beleaguered internet company. The web pioneer once had a market capitalization of more than $125 billion.
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Tech Giants Boast Edge in Music Streaming

Streaming music is just a sideline for the industry’s power players—Apple, Amazon.com and Google parent Alphabet.
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New York State Ads in North Carolina Face Complaints

A former North Carolina Supreme Court judge filed complaints alleging New York state ads that ran in North Carolina violated the Hatch Act by interfering with the gubernatorial and legislative races in that state.
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Booze Makers Court Consumers With 'Healthier' Drinks

From nonalcoholic martinis to cocktails frothed with chickpea brine, drink purveyors are hustling to satisfy consumers’ growing desire for what they see as healthier quaffs.
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Wasserman Schultz steps down as DNC chair


Wasserman Schultz steps down as DNC chair
Wasserman Schultz became fatally damaged goods in her own party after WikiLeaks released a trove of internal DNC emails, including correspondence in which Wasserman Schultz said Bernie Sanders has “never been a member of the Democratic Party and has no understanding of what we do,” among other things. She will officially leave her post at the end of this week's Democratic National Convention.

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Sunday, July 24, 2016

What makes us stronger


What makes us stronger
Some scientists posit that what matters is not just the level of stress, or even its type, but how it is thought about. The same stress, perceived differently, can trigger different physical responses, with differing consequences in turn for both performance and health.

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