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STAT Plus: Pharmalittle: Canada may change new rules for drug prices; Trump frustrated over drug pricing

7 hours ago   |   STAT

And so, another working week will soon draw to a close. Not a moment too soon, yes? This is, you may recall, our treasured signal to daydream about weekend plans. Our agenda is...
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STAT Plus: Pharmalittle: Generic shortages loom as coronavirus worsens; Connecticut lawmakers look to cap insulin costs

7 days ago   |   STAT

And so, another working week will soon draw to a close. Not a moment too soon, yes? This is, you may recall, our treasured signal to daydream about weekend plans. Despite the...
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Why is Granite Noir such a criminally good festival? The clue's in the title

Why is Granite Noir such a criminally good festival? The clue's in the title

8 days ago   |   Press and Journal

It has quickly become a staple of the Aberdeen festival scene, with a packed programme for crime-writing enthusiasts. Yet there's something for everyone at Granite Noir...
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The Excess Burden of Government Indecision

8 days ago   |   Harvard

Francisco Gomes, Laurence Kotlikoff, and Luis Viceira. 2012. “ The Excess Burden of Government Indecision .” NBER Book Series Tax Policy and the Economy, 26, Pp. 125-163. PDF
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Measuring the Macroeconomic Impact of Carbon Taxes

1 month ago   |   Harvard

James H Stock and Gilbert E. Metcalf. Forthcoming. “ Measuring the Macroeconomic Impact of Carbon Taxes .” American Economic Review. PDF Supplemental Figures
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Celebrating Madame Lavoisier

Celebrating Madame Lavoisier

1 month ago   |   Science Museum

Marie-Anne Paulze was born on 20 January 1758 in Montbrison, a town in France's Loire region that is well known for its eponymous blue cheese. She lost her mother when she was...
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Science behind the new £20 note - and why it's almost impossible to forge

Science behind the new £20 note - and why it's almost impossible to forge

The new plastic £20 note features artist JMW Turner, and is said to be the ‘most secure Bank of England banknote yet' Read more ...

Being Leonardo

Being Leonardo

James Hankins. 2019. “ Being Leonardo .” The New Criterion. Publisher's Version Read more ...

The Forgotten Virtue: Humanitas is the Cure for Incivility

The Forgotten Virtue: Humanitas is the Cure for Incivility

James Hankins. 2018. “ The Forgotten Virtue: Humanitas is the Cure for Incivility .” First Things. Publisher's Version Read more ...

Asteroid alert: NASA tracks a 557FT asteroid on Earth 'close approach' - But...

Asteroid alert: NASA tracks a 557FT asteroid on Earth 'close approach' - But will it hit?

NASA is tracking an asteroid as tall as St Paul's Cathedral that is expected to make a "close approach" to Earth this weekend. Read more ...

Mars breakthrough: 100,000 people will live on Mars before end of century...

Mars breakthrough: 100,000 people will live on Mars before end of century boasts scientist

MARS will be colonised by as many as 100,000 Earthlings before the end of the 21st century, the head of the Mars Society has spectacularly announced. Read more ...

Inside and Out, From Exhibits to Gardens: Hands-On Activities for Growing...

Inside and Out, From Exhibits to Gardens: Hands-On Activities for Growing Great Veggies & Fruits

Led by GrowingGreat , STEM educators who work with PreK-5th grade students are addressing under-resourced families' lack of access to fresh produce and green space by... Read more ...

Solar flare: Astronomers stunned by tiny star erupting 10 times more energy...

Solar flare: Astronomers stunned by tiny star erupting 10 times more energy than the Sun

A SOLAR flare 10 times more powerful than anything the Sun has ever released was caught coming from an unusually small star, astronomers have announced. Read more ...

Boram Lee, MD

Boram Lee, MD

Visiting Graduate Student Current: PhD student, Samsung Advanced Institute for Health Sciences & Technology, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea Read more ...

Lyme disease treatment: Japanese knotweed offers 'exciting' hope of treating...

Lyme disease treatment: Japanese knotweed offers 'exciting' hope of treating Lyme disease

LYME disease researchers are exploring the medical properties of Japanese knotweed, suggesting plant-based drugs could be a better treatment than antibiotics. Read more ...

5 key requirements for unleashing innovation in the cannabis industry

5 key requirements for unleashing innovation in the cannabis industry

The cannabis industry faces a systemic problem where the legal nomenclature used to distinguish varietals of ​Cannabis Sativa is known to be unrelated to the genetic identity... Read more ...