NBFC crisis, rising rates shatter CFOs; optimism at 19-qtr low
Business information company Dun Bradstreet polled 300 CFOs across all sectors to judge their optimism about financial health of their companies, business risk environment and macroeconomic scenario in the country.
Synthetic DNA-delivered antibodies protect against Ebola in preclinical studies
Scientists have successfully engineered novel DNA-encoded monoclonal antibodies (DMAbs) targeting Zaire Ebolavirus that were effective in preclinical models. Study results showed that DMAbs were expressed over a wide window of time and offered complete and lo
Living cells depend absolutely on microtubules that form a scaffolding for moving materials inside the cell. Microtubule fibers are hollow rods made of much smaller tubulin subunits that spontaneously assemble at one end of the rod, but exactly how they do th
A new brain imaging study of 34 people found that when people expect to feel intense pain, they do, even if they aren't subjected to painful stimuli. Surprisingly, these false expectations can persist even when reality demonstrates otherwise, the study found.
So, you think you're good at remembering faces, but terrible with names?
The cringe-worthy experience of not being able to remember an acquaintance's name leads many of us to believe we are terrible with names. However, new research has revealed this intuition is misleading; we are actually better at remembering names than faces.
Outgoing Michigan Republicans look to screw workers in lame-duck session
In September, the Republican-led legislature in Michigan approved citizen-initiated legislation to raise the state's minimum wage to $12/hour and require paid sick leave. They did this expressly to keep two initiatives off of last week's ballot. It was an at
North Korea continues to expand nuclear program while Trump ... well, tweets, mostly
Just in case you were wondering about the progress of Donald Trump's plan to denuclearize North Korea via an ambitious plan of lurching from incoherent mockery to lavish praise to ramshackle promises based on nothing at all, the answer is that North Korea is
Don't procrastinate, there's just one more month of open enrollment in the Affordable Care Act*
Here’s a message from the soon-to-be-once-again Speaker of the House, Democrat Nancy Pelosi:
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Formerly deported military veteran votes, keeps fighting for others still in exile
Since winning his decade-long fight in April to return to the U.S. following his deportation, U.S. military veteran Hector Barajas-Varela has tried to be many things for many people. Sometimes he’s traveling and sharing his story. Sometimes he’s back i
American officials have heard audio of journalist's murder, but White House refuses to take action
Multiple U.S. officials have now listened to the audio provided by Turkey showing that Saudi operatives ambushed, captured, tortured, dismembered, then killed Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. But while the audio evidence that the Saudi government d
Biotech holding company Roivant Sciences raised $200M in funding at a whopping $7B valuation
Roivant Sciences has had a bumpy couple of years, but that isn’t stopping investors from pouring more money into the four-year-old company, which aims to one day be a giant holding company for dozens of independent biopharmaceutical spinoffs — an
US Olympic officials visit Denver for possible 2030 bid
DENVER (AP) - U.S. Olympic Committee officials toured Denver aiming to choose a city for the bid for the 2030 winter games. The Denver Post reports the organization is expected to select either Denver or Salt Lake City when it submits a U.S. host city for glo