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Novartis gene therapy would be cost effective up to $900,000: U.S. group

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:52:51 -0500

The Boston-based Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) made the determination using a commonly cited cost-effectiveness threshold that values each "quality-adjusted life year" (QALY) gaine....
Sudan's Bashir declares one-year state of emergency, dissolves government

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:37:01 -0500

In a televised speech, Bashir also said he would dissolve the central government as well as state governments. "Firm economic measures should be taken in a new government", Bashir said, adding that h....
Virgin Galactic takes crew of three to altitude of 55 miles

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:35:50 -0500

Virgin Galactic's spacecraft reached an altitude of more than 55 miles (88.5 kilometers) on Friday, carrying for the first time a passenger in addition to its two pilots. SpaceShipTwo, built by Briti....
Branson's Virgin Galactic takes another step toward space tourism

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:25:08 -0500

Virgin Galactic’s chief astronaut instructor Beth Moses, who will train future space tourists, joined pilots onboard SpaceShipTwo VSS Unity to evaluate the customer experience and cabin. “This is wha....
Virgin Galactic Reaches the Edge of Space—This Time With a Passenger in Tow

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:25:00 -0500

The company's long-promised goal of commercial spaceflight is one step closer to reality.....
Ultimate Ultima: New Horizons team shares sharpest view of space snowman

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:23:45 -0500

The scientists behind NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft have released the sharpest possible view of the mission’s latest target, a smooshed-in cosmic snowman known as 2014 MU69 or Ultima Thule. New Horiz....
Twitter Co-Founder Evan Williams Stepping Down From Board

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:15:04 -0500

“It’s been an incredible 13 years, and I’m proud of what Twitter has accomplished during my time with the company,” Williams, 46, now chief executive office of web publisher Medium Corp., said Friday ....
24 'Hidden' Symptoms of Living With Marfan Syndrome

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:07:23 -0500

The Mighty collaborates with The Marfan Foundation for Marfan Syndrome Awareness Month to ask their communities: "What's one 'hidden' symptom of living with Marfan syndrome?"....
As tensions over aid rise, Venezuelan troops fire on villagers, kill two

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:06:51 -0500

The United States, which is among dozens of Western nations to recognize opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela's legitimate president, has been stockpiling aid in the Colombian frontier town of C....
Microsoft Workers Call on Company to Cancel Military Contract

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:00:18 -0500

"We are alarmed that Microsoft is working to provide weapons technology to the U.S. Military, helping one country's government 'increase lethality' using tools we built,” said the workers in a letter ....
Microsoft workers revolt against $480m contract to equip soldiers with HoloLens headsets

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:00:00 -0500

Microsoft employees are protesting against a $480m (£374m)  contract to create an augmented reality headset to "increase lethality" of American soldiers, claiming they have been unwittingly ....
Canada energy regulator gives nod to Pacific pipeline

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 16:40:03 -0500

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government ordered a review of the Trans Mountain Project taking into account its impact on killer whales after the Federal Court of Appeal blocked it over concerns for....
Trump Says Executive Order to Block Huawei 5G Sales Is an Option

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 16:37:04 -0500

“Well we’re not doing anything right now,” Trump told reporters when asked about an executive order. “I guess there’s a question as to whether or not that’s being included in the agreement,” Trump sa....
Fourth-grader dies same day she's diagnosed with flu, strep throat: 'Our hearts are completely broken'

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 16:28:24 -0500

An elementary school girl in Ohio died the same day she was told she had the flu and strep throat, her school and family says.....
Syria Kurds evacuate civilians from IS redoubt, hail Trump troop reversal

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 16:00:30 -0500

With Washington's allies poised for victory against Islamic State fighters who are making a final stand in a pocket near the Iraqi border, the White House announced plans on Thursday to keep "a small ....
Oil hits 2019 highs on U.S.-China trade hopes, but U.S. output weighs

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 15:52:52 -0500

Oil prices touched their highest since mid-November on Friday and posted weekly gains for the second week in a row, boosted by hopes that U.S.-China trade talks would soon produce a deal, although new....
Virgin Galactic takes crew of three to altitude of 55 miles

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 15:44:54 -0500

Virgin Galactic's spacecraft reached an altitude of more than 55 miles (88.5 kilometers) on Friday, carrying for the first time a passenger in addition to its two pilots. SpaceShipTwo, built by Briti....
Meet the CO2-Praising Physicist Behind the Latest Trump Climate Push

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 15:16:40 -0500

William Happer is a National Security Council technology adviser spearheading an initiative to create a presidential committee on climate. Scientists see his proposal as part of a disturbing trend in....
Meet the CO2-Praising Physicist Behind the Latest Trump Climate Push

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 15:16:40 -0500

William Happer is a National Security Council technology adviser spearheading an initiative to create a presidential committee on climate. Scientists see his proposal as part of a disturbing trend in....
Meet the CO2-Praising Physicist Behind the Latest Trump Climate Push

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 15:16:40 -0500

William Happer is a National Security Council technology adviser spearheading an initiative to create a presidential committee on climate. Scientists see his proposal as part of a disturbing trend in....
Scientists Finally Solved a Mystery About What This Bizarre 480-Million-Year-Old Creature Is

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 14:28:00 -0500

The stylophoran was weird. At long last, scientists know how to classify it.....
Elon Musk Turns to Morgan Stanley for Five Monster Mortgages

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 14:24:33 -0500

The Morgan Stanley loans, signed in the final days of 2018, represent about $50 million in new borrowing. Musk, with a $23.4 billion fortune, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, is among u....
Exclusive: Safety problem found at Areva's Finnish reactor before start-up - regulator

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 13:46:59 -0500

Part of the pressuriser, a primary circuit component of the reactor, is vibrating at levels that exceed safety limits, said Pekka Valikangas, the regulator's section head for nuclear reactor regulatio....
Nigeria's Buhari promises security for delayed presidential election

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 13:22:15 -0500

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced a week's delay to voting in the early hours of last Saturday, just as some of Nigeria's 72.8 million eligible voters were preparing to go....
Newly discovered Tyrannosaur species was just a little fella

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 13:16:58 -0500

The Tyrannosaurus rex may have been one of the mightiest beasts to roam the ancient Earth -- though whether he was more of a scavenger than a predator has been the topic of much debate -- but Rex migh....
Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo rocket plane carries three people for first time

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 13:08:32 -0500

Virgin Galactic followed up on last December’s first SpaceShipTwo flight past the 50-mile space milestone by sending up its first non-pilot on today’s test flight. The crew member who accompanied the ....
Tangerine Dream: how German electronica is helping genetic science at The Francis Crick Institute

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:38:49 -0500

German electronica, eyelashes stuck on cocktail sticks and 1.5 million fruit flies are the secret weapons of one of Britain’s largest scientific centre, it has emerged. The Francis Crick Institute in ....
Elon Musk Gets a ‘Non’ From France on Space-Tech Talks With EU

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 11:55:22 -0500

The “non” by Paris is the latest obstacle to emerge before negotiations begin, adding to a list of industries that France considers off-limits, such as agriculture. On the U.S. side, President Donald....
Young Women Are at a Higher Risk of Heart Attack Than Ever Before, Says New Study

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 11:42:41 -0500

Women are also not getting the heart-related care that they should.....
Amazon Doesn’t Plan to Pay the IRS Anything This Tax Season

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 11:35:31 -0500

The world’s largest retailer simply took advantage of long-standing, low-profile tax deductions. It paid its employees in stock, built new warehouses and tapped tax breaks from when the company wasn’....
Exxon, Microsoft strike cloud computing agreement for U.S. shale

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 11:16:16 -0500

The companies will collect data from Exxon's wells and other production assets in the Permian Basin of West Texas and New Mexico, where the world's largest publicly traded oil and gas company holds 1.....
Zillow CEO Steps Down So Rich Barton Can Lead Moonshot Effort

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 11:11:34 -0500

The company said Thursday after markets closed that Barton, 51, who co-founded the company in 2005 and served as its first chief executive officer, will take over for Spencer Rascoff. The move was an....
24 'Small' but Significant Things That Make Life With Rare Disease Easier

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 10:27:23 -0500

For Rare Disease Day, The Mighty and Global Genes ask their communities,“What's one small but significant thing you do as a patient or caregiver that helps make life with rare disease easier?”....
Touchdown: Japan probe Hayabusa2 lands on distant asteroid

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 10:25:24 -0500

A Japanese probe sent to collect samples from an asteroid 300 million kilometres away for clues about the origin of life and the solar system landed successfully on Friday, scientists said. Hayabusa2....
14 Common Myths About Living With Klippel-Feil Syndrome

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 10:23:50 -0500

Klippel-Feil Syndrome Freedom, a community group supporting people living with Klippel-Feil syndrome (KFS), a rare degenerative condition, dispel the common myths they've heard about living with K....
Stamps.com Wipes Off 50% of Market Cap as Key USPS Deal Ends

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 10:23:04 -0500

Shares of Stamps dropped as much as 58 percent on Friday in New York, touching their lowest since August 2016 and wiping off $2 billion in market value. The company’s commentary about aggressive pric....
Need a New Macbook? Amazon Is Letting Them Go for Cheap Today Only

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 10:18:00 -0500

These mid-2017 refurbished Macbooks and Macbook Pros are nearly 25 percent off-and come backed with a 90-day warranty.....
Hundreds of students march in Paris for climate action

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 09:59:07 -0500

PARIS (AP) — Hundreds of French students have taken to the streets of Paris to call for more action to fight climate change, one day after a similar march in Brussels.....
Wayfair Jumps to All-Time High as 4Q Gross Margin, Ebitda Beat

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 09:55:10 -0500

(Bloomberg) -- Wayfair jumped as much as 29 percent to its highest price on a closing basis since its 2014 IPO, boosted by fourth-quarter earnings that showed a “top-line beat, strong gross margin and....
NASA Scolds Elon Musk’s SpaceX Over ‘Serious Challenges’ Facing Launch Schedules

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 09:53:12 -0500

Nasa is pressuring SpaceX and its embattled CEO Elon Musk to fix rocket design and safety issues that could keep the U.S space program grounded firmly on Earth. The government space agency took SpaceX....
You can experience life on Mars in a cave in Spain – for €10,000

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 09:45:17 -0500

While locals quaff tapas on sunny terraces in northern Spain this summer, beneath them, in dank caves about a mile underground, wannabe space tourists will be shuffling around in the dark, pretending ....
The Ultimate Guide to Buying a Lawn Mower

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 09:34:00 -0500

Not all yards are the same, and not all mowers are either.....
Saudi Arabia strikes $10 billion China deal, talks de-radicalisation with Xi

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 09:28:07 -0500

The Saudi delegation, including top executives from state-owned oil company Saudi Aramco, arrived on Thursday on an Asia tour that has already seen the kingdom pledge investment of $20 billion in Paki....
New Video Shows the Russian "Apocalypse Torpedo" in Action

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 09:09:00 -0500

Poseidon is designed to bypass American missile defenses and blow up coastal targets.....
Pharma Stock Roundup: MRK Buys IMDZ, FDA Grants Priority Review to Some Candidates

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 09:04:02 -0500

Merck (MRK) to buy Immune Design for $300 million. FDA grants priority review to regulatory applications filed by Merck, Roche (RHHBY) and AbbVie (ABBV).....
NutraFuels, Inc. Tests Confirm High Quality Proprietary Ultra Shear Technology Platform

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 09:00:00 -0500

Coconut Creek, Florida--(Newsfile Corp. - February 22, 2019) - NutraFuels, Inc. fka NutraLife BioSciences, Inc. (OTCQB: NTFU) (NTFU) and Pressure BioSciences, Inc. (OTCQB: PBIO) (PBI) (together, the &....
Ivanka Trump Criticized for Saying Her Dad's Admin Is 'Driver for Science' — 'BWAHA' Says Twitter

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:38:22 -0500

Ivanka Trump Criticized for Sharing Trump Science Tweet....
Swedish teenager brings climate action campaign to France

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:27:59 -0500

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg brought her class-boycott campaign to Paris on Friday, hoping to encourage more French students to hit the streets with demands for bold efforts to combat globa....
Everything You Need to Know About Dealing With Eczema

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:20:10 -0500

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Daimler and BMW Plan $1.1 Billion Uber Battle

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:04:54 -0500

The German venture, which is estimated to become the world’s largest car-sharing operator, will weigh purchases of startups or 30established players, along with collaborations, Daimler said. The carm....