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Burden of Genius review: The story of the first liver transplants

Added: 19.01.2019 17:57 | 2 views | 0 comments

On the last of our 12 Days of Culture, a film about pioneering liver transplant surgeon Thomas Starzl is one of sacrificing family life for medical advance

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How a Kentucky college has offered tuition-free education for more than a century

Added: 19.01.2019 14:01 | 1 views | 0 comments

For American college students, a degree often comes with massive debt accumulated to pay tuition and other expenses. Last year, student debt in the U.S. topped $1.5 trillion and the average student will owe around $22,000 by the time they graduate. Some schools though, are managing to buck the trend including one pioneering college in Kentucky that hasn't charged a dime of tuition in over 120 years. Michelle Miller reports.


New policy design needed to tackle global environmental threat

Added: 18.01.2019 18:55 | 1 views | 0 comments

A pioneering new report has devised a seven-point plan to help policymakers devise new, coherent and collaborative strategies to tackle the greatest global environmental threats.

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A new DNA sequencing service wants to reward you for sharing your data

Added: 18.01.2019 18:52 | 1 views | 0 comments

Genetics pioneer George Church's new company says it will sequence your genome for free and secure it on a blockchain, so that you can choose who uses your data

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Pioneer VSX-1131 7.2-Channel AV Receiver with MCACC built-in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi - $227.99

Added: 18.01.2019 18:11 | 19 views | 0 comments

This Pioneer VSX-1131 7.2-Channel AV Receiver features MCACC, built-in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. ...

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Dr. John Mendelsohn, 82, Researcher Who Led Top Cancer Center, Dies

Added: 18.01.2019 16:40 | 25 views | 0 comments

After pioneering a targeted cancer therapy, he oversaw MD Anderson in Houston as it gained a reputation as the nation’s top cancer hospital.

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Netflix's fourth-quarter revenue misses estimates; shares slip

Added: 17.01.2019 21:31 | 2 views | 0 comments

Netflix Inc posted lower-than-expected quarterly quarter revenue on Thursday, despite a slate of original content the streaming pioneer released in the quarter including hit thriller "Bird Box", sending its shares down 3 percent.


Bogle's legacy: Booming index funds with perhaps too much reach

Added: 17.01.2019 20:44 | 19 views | 0 comments

John "Jack" Bogle, the founder of index investment pioneer Vanguard Group Inc, changed Wall Street by convincing millions to turn away from mutual funds that actively pick stocks, but his legacy will also be shaped by the unintended consequences of index funds.


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