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Life Sciences News

July 12, 2018 — Viruses known as gammaherpesviruses may raise the risk of cancer in macaques infected with Simian Immunodeficiency Virus or Simian …

Biology

Possible Tarullo Replacement on FOMC Says Bank Regulations Have Been Bad for Economy

Financial stocks have surged to record levels since President Trump issued executive orders to roll back the fiduciary rule and repeal the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial overhaul law.<p>Former BB&T Corp. (NYSE:BBT) CEO John Allison, a potential replacement for Federal Reserve Governor Daniel Tarullo, said …

Regulation

Common cold cure a step closer after scientists 'crack' genetic code

A cure for the common cold has moved a step closer after scientists claimed to have “cracked” the genetic code which underpins the illness’s many strains.<p>Developing vaccines to tackle colds is considered largely futile because the virus mutates.<p>However, researchers now say a simple gene-targeting …

Microsoft's CEO Sent an Extraordinary Email to Employees After They Committed an Epic Fail

You can learn a lot about effective leadership from just a few, short sentences.<p>Just under a year ago, Microsoft launched a Twitter bot by the name of Tay (officially, Tay.ai), in an attempt to advance how artificial intelligence communicates with humans in real time. Things took a vicious turn, …

Leadership

The world’s freest economy is slashing its already-low taxes after a $12 billion surplus surprise

Thanks to its low and simple taxation, Hong Kong has topped the Heritage Foundation’s rankings of the world’s freest economies for 23 years in a row. An announcement made yesterday will do nothing to hurt its position.<p>According to forecasts from its finance ministry, Hong Kong will post a surplus …

Economics