Chris McCarthy

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Germany, U.S. in hot pursuit of 'messenger' drug molecules

FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - A molecule that carries the recipe for making drugs inside body cells is exciting scientists and investors alike, attracting hundreds of millions of dollars in a scramble for the next promising area of biotechnology.<p>German and U.S. firms are leading the way in synthetic …

Biotechnology

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BEST OPEN-CLASS STREETBIKE: Yamaha YZF-R1M

In a world of $50,000 supercharged track-only <b>Kawasaki</b>s and a MotoGP replica from <b>Honda</b> that costs $184,000 (and makes 101 hp!), the <b>Yamaha</b> YZF-R1M just …

New leaks show NSA targeting Japanese ministers and energy companies

The NSA has been keeping a close eye on Japan's biggest businesses, according to a new publication from Wikileaks. Dubbed "Target Tokyo," the new files show NSA selector IDs singling out a range of sensitive targets within Japan, including the country's Minister of Economic Trade and Industry, …

Surveillance

Kentucky Man Arrested After Shooting Down Camera Drone with Shotgun

A man in Kentucky was arrested this past Sunday after he used a shotgun to shoot down a camera drone flying over his property. He’s being charged …

Crime

Congress’ Summer Fling With Marijuana

How Congress turned on the DEA and embraced weed.<p>It’s not easy being the DEA these days. After an unprecedented losing streak on Capitol Hill, the once-untouchable Drug Enforcement Administration suffered last week what might be considered the ultimate indignity: A Senate panel, for the first time, …

Cannabis

Exxon earnings slashed in half due to low oil prices

Oil giant Exxon on Friday announced quarterly earnings that fell more than 50%, missing Wall Street expectations and delivering its worst quarterly …

Oil

Big oil companies' profit hits decade low

Plunging oil prices are putting pressure on big energy companies in a way not seen in at least a decade.<p>Just-reported second quarter profit reported by the three giant integrated oil companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 — Chevron (CVX), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Occidental Petroleum (OXY) — fell to …

Oil & Gas Industry