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OPEC's in jeopardy, and its members can't hold on forever

Looking forward, bears and bulls abound - panicky and glued to OPEC's every, somewhat disjointed move. For its part, the oil-producing cartel is grappling with an existential crisis.<p>To be sure, OPEC isn't dead and it hasn't lost its market moving capabilities, but disagreements over how to apply …

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The Man Who Duped Millionaires Into Paying Big Bucks For Fake Wine

He was the man with "the nose of a blood hound," as one wine critic once put it.<p>Rudy Kurniawan was once the toast of the fine-wine world, renowned for his ability to find some of the rarest — and priciest — wines in the world.<p>He was also, prosecutors alleged, a fraud who duped some of the country's …

Kidney grown from stem cells by Australian scientists

Australian scientists grow world's first kidney from stem cells in a breakthrough that could alleviate the demand for organ transplants<p>Scientists in <b>Australia</b> have grown the world's first kidney from stem cells – a tiny organ which could eventually help to reduce the wait for transplants.<p>The …

Class Action Law Suit Filed Against 23andMe

That didn’t take long. Quite literally about 5 days from the date of the FDA’s warning letter to 23andMe (11/22 – here) and the filing of a class action law suit in the Southern District Court of California (11/27 – here).<p>While the merits of the legal case are best suited for legal interpretation …

How It Works: The Fastest DNA Sequencer

DNA sequencing has revolutionized medicine and biomedical research. For example, DNA analysis can tell doctors which drug might work best against a particular cancer. But current technology usually sequences only short stretches of DNA and can take hours or days.<p>To sequence anything longer than a …

Burn after reading: Privatext messaging app allows secure texts, pictures to self-destruct

Advertisement<p>23 Comments<p>Knowing that intelligence agents could be collecting and storing your private communications is disturbing. But if you’re not …

In a Turkish town that had 10,000 Armenians, now there is only one

<i>Chris Bohjalian is the author of 16 books. His new novel, “The Light in the Ruins,” comes out on July 9.</i><p>A woman I met last month in southeastern Turkey is going to die, probably sometime soon. Asiya’s death will not be covered by any news service, and for all but a few people in her small village …