Brandon Borde

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A biotech CEO who sold a company for $14 billion shares his best career advice

Hung's the CEO of Axovant, a company that has a shot to launch the first new Alzheimer's drug in 15 years. Before joining the company in April, Hung founded Medivation, a cancer drugmaker based San Francisco that Pfizer bought for $14 billion in August 2016.<p>Business Insider asked Hung for his best …

Silicon Valley

Trials of Breakthrough Cancer Treatment Were Just Put on Hold After a Patient's Death

Oh, no.<p>Just one week after the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved pharmaceutical company Novartis to use a new cancer treatment known as …

Biotechnology

NYC’s Best New Pizza Is a Slice Served in a Food Hall

The best new pizzeria in New York does not command a two-hour wait in the West Village. It does not take advance bookings via a mobile app. It does not sell limited availability burgers. It does not decorate its space with magnums of Krug Champagne. It does not have a credit card-only policy: That …

Penn Station

Breaking: An Entirely New Type of Quantum Computing Has Been Invented

"It's amazing no one had thought of it before."<p>Australian researchers have designed a new type of qubit - the building block of quantum computers - …

Quantum Mechanics

Those 3% of scientific papers that deny climate change? A review found them all flawed

It’s often said that of all the published scientific research on climate change, 97% of the papers conclude that global warming is real, problematic for the planet, and has been exacerbated by human activity.<p>But what about those 3% of papers that reach contrary conclusions? Some skeptics have …

The Morning Cocktail I Drink Instead of Coffee

Try this morning tea cocktail instead of coffee. It's rocket fuel for the brain.<p>I started experimenting with fat-plus-stimulant beverages in 1998 and 1999 while on the Cyclical Ketogenic Diet (CKD). For the above tea blend, I now add turmeric and ginger to the aged pu-erh, usually Rishi brand.<p>The …

Coffee

The Case for Carbs: Why the Paleo Diet Didn't Work for Me

I got a new job in 2012, and with my first paycheck decided to hire a personal trainer. I remember going to the first appointment, being greeted by a friendly guy who was built like a stone wall. He asked me to perform as many press ups as I could, so that he could gauge my level of fitness.<p>I …

Nutrition

20 Everyday Habits That Sabotage Weight Loss Goals

If you Google “how to lose weight” you get nearly a million results. You’d think with all the weight loss tips out there, we’d be a nation of people …

Fitness

Sugar Is Definitely Toxic, a New Study Says

Fat was the food villain these past few decades but sugar is quickly muscling in to take its place. As rates of sugar-related disorders such as …

Diabetes

Iron & Air

Lots of good parking spots in this house. Especially the entry way spot for the monster.<p>Matt Fajkus Architecture's house is built around an oak tree …