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INTERVIEW: Poshmark's CEO Manish Chandra dishes on working with Serena Williams, avoiding jail by partnering with the USPS, and splurging on Balenciaga sneakers

INTERVIEW: Poshmark's CEO Manish Chandra dishes on working with Serena Williams, avoiding jail by partnering with the USPS, and splurging on Balenciaga sneakers

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Poshmark shares soared 150% in its trading debut on Thursday, opening at $97.50 per share, more than double the $42 initial price that Poshmark set...
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STAT+: What comes after the telehealth boom? Hybrid care models are drawing investor interest

3 days ago   |   STAT

Buoyed by the pandemic, 2020 was undoubtedly the year that telehealth turned the corner to mainstream. But for savvy investors, the big question isn't what's hot now - it's...
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Talkspace to go public in $1.4 billion deal

4 days ago   |   STAT

In a sign of the red-hot market for telemental health care, Talkspace announced Wednesday it would go public via a merger with special purpose acquisition company Hudson...
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STAT+: After repeated FDA rejections, key investor writes down stake in former diabetes unicorn Intarcia Therapeutics 

5 days ago   |   STAT

Intarcia Therapeutics, a one-time biotech unicorn that has been unable to secure approval for a diabetes implant, has lost the support of a major Chinese investor and is being...
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STAT+: Pharmalittle: Pfizer to boost Covid-19 vaccine production; HHS overrules FDA on its top lawyer pick

5 days ago   |   STAT

Everyone, and how are you today? We are doing just fine, thank you, now that the official mascot has settled into his designated snoozing corner and the short person is...
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STAT+: Gilead's remdesivir sales are surging, but investors aren't impressed

5 days ago   |   STAT

A lot more Covid-19 patients in the U.S. are being treated with Gilead Sciences' remdesivir because of the accelerating case counts. But even with sales of the medicine...
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STAT+: Bluebird Bio intends to split into two companies, but for now, its troubles are also divided

6 days ago   |   STAT

Splitting Bluebird Bio into two publicly traded companies - one focused on cell therapies for cancer, the other on gene therapy for inherited diseases - is the best fix for the...
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STAT+: Company dedicated to cutting drug prices raises lots of money, releases few details

6 days ago   |   STAT

EQRx, a startup that made waves last year when it announced a plan to develop new medicines that would sell at cheaper prices than existing high-priced drugs, said Monday it...
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STAT+: FDA advisory panel meetings became ‘rarer and tougher' in 2020

8 days ago   |   STAT

Among the myriad changes wrought by the Covid-19 pandemic, Food and Drug Administration advisory committee meetings to review medicines are “rarer and tougher” now, according...
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A new startup run by a former Citadel quant is trying to create a better way for farmers to protect their crops from climate change

A new startup run by a former Citadel quant is trying to create a better way for farmers to protect their crops from climate change

8 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Blockchain. Machine learning. Alternative data. Climate change. It seems like Arbol Market, a new insure-tech platform, is hitting every buzzword, and...
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NASA's huge moon rocket faces critical test-firing before first launch

NASA's huge moon rocket faces critical test-firing before first launch

STORY WRITTEN FOR CBS NEWS & USED WITH PERMISSION NASA's Space Launch System core stage on the B-2 test stand at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. Credit: NASA A... Read more ...

Archaeology news: ‘Major discoveries' announced of ‘more than 50' Egyptian...

Archaeology news: ‘Major discoveries' announced of ‘more than 50' Egyptian sarcophagi

ARCHAEOLOGY experts have revealed the discovery of a trove of treasures at Egypt's Saqqara necropolis. Read more ...

The Great Escapists review: Richard Hammond Cast Away series perfect...

The Great Escapists review: Richard Hammond Cast Away series perfect solution to teaching kids science

Where Hammond's going doesn't need roads... The Grand Tour's Richard Hammond's has had more than one accident on the open roads of the world, but in The Great Escapists he... Read more ...

NASA studying cause of early end to NASA moon rocket test-firing

NASA studying cause of early end to NASA moon rocket test-firing

The Space Launch System's four RS-25 engines fire during an abbreviated Green Run test Saturday. Credit: NASA A critical test-firing of NASA's Space Launch System moon rocket... Read more ...

Labour proposal would leave UK struggling to develop its own Covid vaccines...

Labour proposal would leave UK struggling to develop its own Covid vaccines, warn science experts

The plan is revealed in a document titled Medicines For The Many - a 50-page policy dossier, unveiled at the 2019 Labour Party Conference, 12 weeks before the first Covid cases... Read more ...

Eunjung Lee

Eunjung Lee

Alice is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Genetics and Genomics at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, and an Associate Member of... Read more ...

Saudi Arabia unveils plans for 'zero-carbon' city built in 100 MILE straight...

Saudi Arabia unveils plans for 'zero-carbon' city built in 100 MILE straight line

SAUDI ARABIA has revealed plans for arguably the most unconventional city ever conceived - a zero-carbon literally linear project appropriately dubbed ‘The Line'. Read more ...

Rocket Lab set to launch super-secret satellite for German company

Rocket Lab set to launch super-secret satellite for German company

An Electron rocket stands on Rocket Lab's Launch Complex 1A for the company's first mission of 2021. Credit: Rocket Lab A small communications satellite built by the German... Read more ...

For Science: A space of rest and reflection

For Science: A space of rest and reflection

Jenny Holzer's new work For Science creates a space of rest and reflection for visitors exploring ‘Faith, Hope and Fear', one of five interconnected galleries that make up... Read more ...

Dinosaur discovery: Fossils found in Argentina may have belonged to largest...

Dinosaur discovery: Fossils found in Argentina may have belonged to largest land animal

DINOSAUR fossils unearthed in South America may belong to the largest land animal that scientists have ever found - so far. Read more ...