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Bossa Nova lands $17.5M funding to roll out robots in retail stores

Inventory-taking robots could soon become a common sight in supermarket stores across the country, if a company called Bossa Nova Robotics Inc. gets its way. The company, whose robots are already being tested in number of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Show More Summary

These are the US startups that Russian investors are backing

A taxi-hailing app. A transplant device developer. An online mortgage provider. Those businesses may have little in common, but one shared thread is that U.S. startups in these sectors have all secured large funding rounds led by Russia-based investors. Show More Summary

Brain tumour's 'addiction' to common amino acid could be its weakness

(Queen Mary University of London) Starving a childhood brain tumour of the amino acid glutamine could improve the effect of chemotherapy, according to an early study led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and funded by Children with Cancer UK and the Medical Research Council.

Medical Research in Down Syndrome

Down syndrome continues to be the most common genetic disorder and the least funded. There is so much to learn about the connections to the 21st chromosome and research is so important.It's important not just to the individuals with Down syndrome and their families - but it is important in the general population as well. Show More Summary

The Guardian view on gene therapy: money well spent | Editorial

A rare and fatal disease will be now treated on the NHS. But the real problems come from common and unglamorous complaints The NHS is to fund a very expensive treatment for a very rare but terrible childhood disorder that leaves babies condemned to life in a sterile bubble. Show More Summary

Surf industry unites to help Puerto Rico after devastation of recent hurricanes

In the wake of the devastating round of hurricanes that ravaged Puerto Rico just over a month ago, the surf industry has united around the common goal of raising funds to help provide those on the island with clean drinking water. The...Show More Summary

How to Overcome These 4 Common Retirement Fears

Modern retirement is a somewhat daunting prospect. Unlike previous generations, today's workers generally cannot count on a pension to fund their retirements — which means the buck stops with you when it comes to saving up the necessary money to live comfortably after you hang up your hat....

10 Monday AM Reads

My congrats to Richard Thaler, back in the saddle, still on EU time morning train reads: • The Top-Performing Sustainable Funds (Barron’s) • Good Advice vs. Effective Advice (A Wealth of Common Sense) • Rules of the Gun Debate: The rules...Show More Summary

One Chart Explains What Bernie Madoff And Kentucky Public Pensions Have In Common

If Bernie Madoff taught us anything it's that every successful ponzi scheme requires precisely one critical component to keep it afloat: a steady stream of fresh capital to fund redemptions. Absent that key component, even the most carefully...Show More Summary

Birth Of Fake News? Echo Lake Funds Pic On Orson Welles Alien Invasion Radiocast

EXCLUSIVE: Echo Lake Entertainment and Sean Sorensen's Royal Viking Entertainment have teamed on Sorenson’s spec script We Interrupt This Program. While President Trump has turned “fake news” into a common term, the makers of this one believe they have a film focusing in the birth of pseudo news, and the panic it caused. Show More Summary

What it takes to get funded in the Midwest

2 months agoTechnology : Venture Beat

GUEST: “Hey, I’ve got this great idea for a startup! You live in Silicon Valley, can you help me get venture capital funding?” This is a common request that I get from people that live outside of Silicon Valley. Unfortunately, raising money is hard regardless of if you want to start a company in the Midwest […]

It’s Official: Oregon’s Elliott State Forest to Remain Publicly Accessible

3 months agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

Gov. Kate Brown signs into law measure continuing state ownership of Oregon’s oldest state forest; work now shifts to decoupling Elliott from common school fund, addressing financial components of transfer SALEM, Ore. – The Elliott State...Show More Summary

New Data Resource Centre Will Help Better Understand Links Between Birth Defects and Childhood Cancer

Up to $14.8 million over five years, contingent on available funds, was announced today by The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Common Fund's Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program (Kids First). Researchers in Canada...Show More Summary

CSR and the policy of intertia

Andrew Sprung at Xpostfactoid asks a common question about Cost Sharing Reduction (CSR) subsidies.   the primary agenda for Democrats is obvious: appropriate funding for Cost Sharing Reduction payments and for some kind of reinsurance program to replace the program that expired in 2017…. To have any real hope of getting these measures passed in […]

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to Lead New Pediatric Data Resource Center for Research in Childhood Cancer and Structural Birth Defects

The Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) will lead a new, collaborative effort funded by the National Institutes of Health Common Fund to discover the causes of pediatric cancer and structural birth defects through the use of big data. The Center will be known as the "Kids First Pediatric Data Resource Center" (DRC).

CHOP to lead new pediatric data resource center for research in childhood cancer, birth defects

(Children's Hospital of Philadelphia) The Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) will lead a new, collaborative effort funded by the National Institutes of Health Common Fund to discover the causes of pediatric cancer and structural birth defects through the use of big data. Show More Summary

NIH to host workshop on advances, future needs in human microbiome research

(NIH/National Human Genome Research Institute) Microbes inhabit just about every part of the human body outnumbering human cells by ten to one. The ten-year National Institutes of Health Common Fund Human Microbiome Project was established to understand how microbial communities impact human health. Show More Summary

Fund This: ‘Kyloki’ Turns To Indiegogo To Bring Back Pop Culture’s Oddest Couple

4 months agoWeb / Web Videos : Tubefilter

Project Name: Kyloki Asking For: $7,500 through Indiegogo Amount Raised Thus Far (At Time Of Post): $2,061 Days Remaining In Campaign (At Time Of Post): 21 Description: The "crazy roommates" trope is a common one in the online video world, but only one web series that we know of melds that setup with a satire of famed pop culture villains. Show More Summary

Gene increases the severity of common colds

Researchers funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) have discovered mutations that worsen respiratory infections among children. Their study explain the mechanism involved.

NEI Charts a Clearer Future for Cataract Prevention and Treatment

Research funded by the National Eye Institute aims to reverse progression of cataracts--the most common cause of blindness worldwide--or to prevent them from forming altogether.

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