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F.D.A. Approves First Gene-Altering Leukemia Treatment, Costing $475,000

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the first-ever treatment that genetically alters a patient’s own cells to fight cancer, a milestone that is expected to transform treatment in the coming years.<p>The new therapy turns a patient’s cells into a “living drug,” and trains them to …

Cancer

Mysterious signal from deep space goes hyperactive

Scientists searching the cosmos for signs of intelligent alien life pick up the only known repeating "fast radio bursts" again and are asking others to tune in too.<p>The unexplained signals from the other side of the universe known as fast radio bursts are a rarely observed phenomenon and only one of …

UC Berkeley

5 Habits of People With High Emotional Intelligence

In a world where critical intelligence (IQ) is growing atThe post 5 Habits of People With High Emotional Intelligence appeared first on iamwire.

Emotional Intelligence

Fortune 500 CEOs and top execs reveal what to do in your 20s to set yourself up for an awesome career

Current and former Fortune 500 executives, as well as other business leaders, have given some great career advice on Business Insider's podcast, "Success! How I Did It."<p>From Sheryl Sandberg to Steve Ballmer, we pulled the best advice they gave for 20-somethings who have big business ambitions.<p>And …

Want to Become the Best at What You Do? Read This | Inc.com

It doesn't matter how good your strategy is, if you're not skilled at what you do, that strategy won't take you very far.<p>As Jason Fried and DHH have said: <i>"Many amateur golfers think they need expensive clubs. But it's the swing that matters, not the club. Give Tiger Woods a set of cheap clubs and</i> …

Self-improvement

Bitcoin splits as new currency takes off

<b>A new version of Bitcoin has been mined for the first time in the crypto-currency's history.</b><p>Bitcoin Cash is the result of months of debate and development over how the currency would continue to evolve.<p>Fears of large swings in the value of Bitcoin have so far not been realised - but some exchanges …

Solar investments that offer 6pc - for now

Funds investing in solar power are one of the few places investors can still find a 6pc yield with protection against inflation - but the death of government subsidies for new projects puts a question mark over future returns.<p>As with other infrastructure funds, solar funds are listed companies …

Tumbling Oil Prices Are Already Wiping Out Saudi Arabia’s Budget Efforts

Falling oil prices have wiped out Saudi Arabia’s progress on austerity, and the government has more uncomfortable choices to make.

Oil

Warren Buffett's $1 billion bet on oil

Oil prices have plunged this year, but Warren Buffett isn't scared. He's bet nearly a $1 billion on the sector since the start of the year.<p>That's how much Phillips 66 stock Berkshire Hathaway (BRKB) has bought since Jan. 3, according to company filings, the most recent of which was made …

Investing

HSBC fined $470m for 'abusive mortgage practices' during 2008 crisis

HSBC has been fined $470m (£325m) for “abusive mortgage practices” in relation to the 2007-2009 housing crisis in which millions of people lost their homes.<p>The British bank on Friday agreed to pay the fine to settle US federal and state investigations into alleged abuses against homeowners …

New York State

Europe to U.S. on Iran: You Snooze, You Lose

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani whizzed around Rome and Paris this week with dozens of Iranian CEOs in tow, signing deals worth billions of dollars …

Toyota may halt Japan car output in February due to steel shortage | Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said on Saturday it may halt production at its domestic plants early next month due to a steel shortage, following an explosion at a steel plant operated by one of its affiliates.<p>A security guard walks under the logo of Toyota Motor Corp at the company's showroom …

Automotive Industry