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STAT Plus: Coles-led Cerevel Therapeutics to raise $445 million to develop brain drugs with fewer side effects

4 days ago   |   STAT

Cerevel Therapeutics, a Boston neuroscience company spun out from Pfizer in 2018 and led by the well-known CEO Tony Coles , is going public. The method of the public offering...
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STAT+ Conversations: Ranking biotech's top venture capital firms

6 days ago   |   STAT

Editor's note: A live stream of the conversation will be embedded above at 1 p.m. ET. Each week, STAT Plus subscribers enjoy exclusive interviews with STAT reporters and...
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UK Charity Invest in ME Research Pledges £625,000 for Research into ME in Norwich Research Park

UK Charity Invest in ME Research Pledges £625,000 for Research into ME in Norwich Research Park

6 days ago   |   Quadram

This major investment is an increase of the charity's previous pledge of £500,000 that was announced in late 2019. This research builds on the foundations already made for a...
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Stunning night sky pictures shortlisted for astronomy photo prize

7 days ago   |   New Scientist

Images of the night sky taken from an Australian cave and a desert in Jordan are among the shortlisted entries for the 2020 Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year
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Google announces giant subsea data cable between the USA, UK and Spain

Google announces giant subsea data cable between the USA, UK and Spain

7 days ago   |   Metro   |   4 articles

Google's HQ in Mountain View, California A new transatlantic subsea cable running between the US, the UK and Spain has been announced by Google in a bid to meet ever-growing...
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AR Rahman & Shekhar Kapur join hands to fight depression

AR Rahman & Shekhar Kapur join hands to fight depression

7 days ago   |   BizAsia

After the unfortunate demise of the actor Sushant Singh Rajput, many celebrities have come forward to speak about their battles with depression. Director Shekhar Kapur, Oscar...
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Better simulation of vision with central and paracentral scotomas

11 days ago   |   Harvard

Eli Peli, Jae-Hyun Jung, and Robert Goldstein. 2020. “ Better simulation of vision with central and paracentral scotomas .” In Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. ARVO 2020, 61: Pp...
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Effect of peripheral prism configurations on pedestrian collision detection while walking

11 days ago   |   Harvard

Nish Mohit Kurukuti, Kenny Tang, Jae-Hyun Jung, and Eli Peli. 2020. “ Effect of peripheral prism configurations on pedestrian collision detection while walking .” In Invest...
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STAT Plus: Among biotech venture capital firms, Flagship Pioneering got the best single-fund returns 

12 days ago   |   STAT

A fund launched in 2012 by the biotech venture capital firm Flagship Pioneering is on track to return its investors' money nine times over. That's the eyebrow-raising return...
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Are Dominic Cummings' visions anything more than just policy tourism? | Glen O'Hara

12 days ago   |   The Guardian

The PM's chief adviser thinks postwar US successes can be replicated here. But context is everything The works of Dominic Cummings are becoming legion, and by his works shall...
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Full Moon 2020 meaning: Why is the August Full Moon called the Sturgeon Moon?

Full Moon 2020 meaning: Why is the August Full Moon called the Sturgeon Moon?

TONIGHT'S Full Moon is known as the Sturgeon Moon and Green Corn Moon - but what is the meaning behind its unusual names? Read more ...

Full Moon August 2020: When is the August Full Moon, what is it called?

Full Moon August 2020: When is the August Full Moon, what is it called?

AUGUST'S full Moon is currently dazzling the night sky - what is August's full Moon called and how long will it last? Read more ...

SpaceX latest: Astronaut shares stunning photo of space as Crew Dragon...

SpaceX latest: Astronaut shares stunning photo of space as Crew Dragon reenters Earth

SPACEX'S Crew Dragon has returned to Earth after over two months in orbit, with an astronaut sharing an incredible photo of what reentry to Earth looks like. Read more ...

SpaceX landing: Has SpaceX landed? Where is SpaceX Crew Dragon now?

SpaceX landing: Has SpaceX landed? Where is SpaceX Crew Dragon now?

SPACEX'S and NASA will soon have completed the biggest join mission to date. Where is SpaceX Crew Dragon now? Read more ...

SpaceX live stream: How to watch NASA astronauts splashdown in Crew Dragon

SpaceX live stream: How to watch NASA astronauts splashdown in Crew Dragon

THE SpaceX Crew Dragon returns to Earth today and here's how you can live stream the splashdown. Read more ...

Sub-glacial melting, not flowing rivers, may explain martian channels

Sub-glacial melting, not flowing rivers, may explain martian channels

A collage showing Martian valleys at top superimposed with glacial meltwater channels on Devon Island in the Canadian arctic at bottom. The similarity of the channels is... Read more ...

Life on Mars breakthrough: Alien life more likely under ancient ice sheets...

Life on Mars breakthrough: Alien life more likely under ancient ice sheets, scientists say

LIFE on Mars may have been protected from harsh solar radiation by ancient ice sheets, researchers have announced in a major breakthrough. Read more ...

Fireball booms over US: 'Most amazing fireball I have ever seen'

Fireball booms over US: 'Most amazing fireball I have ever seen'

A METEOR boomed over the south of the US, leaving fireball fans stunned with one claiming it to be the most spectacular thing "I have ever seen". Read more ...

Space mystery: Can you guess where this incredible satellite photo was taken?

Space mystery: Can you guess where this incredible satellite photo was taken?

SPACE photos can reveal the natural wonders of the planet in ways land-based photography cannot - but can you guess where this satellite photo was taken? Read more ...

Moon landing faked? Astronomer exposes truth behind NASA Apollo 11 mission

Moon landing faked? Astronomer exposes truth behind NASA Apollo 11 mission

NASA's historic Moon landing has caused controversy as many believe it was faked and one expert has explained why. Read more ...