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New knowledge of cannabis paves way for drug development

Revolutionary nanotechnology method could help improve the development of new medicine and reduce costs. Researchers have developed a new screening method that makes it possible to study cell membrane proteins that bind drugs, such as cannabis and adrenaline, while reducing the consumption of precious samples by a billion times.

New knowledge of cannabis paves the way for drug development

Revolutionary nanotechnology method could help improve the development of new medicine and reduce costs. Researchers from the Nano-Science Center and the Department of Chemistry at the University of Copenhagen have developed a new screening...Show More Summary

Pump and Dump: How to Rig the Entire IPO Market with just $20 Million

How much does it cost to manipulate an entire market? Not much. And it’s getting cheaper! It was leaked on Tuesday by “people with knowledge of that matter,” according to the Wall Street Journal, that VC firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers had decided in May to plow up to $20 million into message-app maker Snapchat, for a tiny portion of ownership. Show More Summary

Improved feed efficiency by using DNA tools

Efficient use of feed resources has become a clear challenge for the US pork industry as feed costs continue to be the largest variable expense. Knowledge of the genes associated with these traits is therefore welcome.

Survey: Cost, lack of knowledge, biggest barriers to Obamacare enrollment

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

One of the most consistent themes in the monthly health tracking poll done since the passage of the Affordable Care Act by Kaiser Family Foundation—the gold standard of polling on the law—has been the very high percentage of uninsured people who don't understand the law. Show More Summary

Canada: Smaller bacon packages due to pork price hikes

It is common knowledge that the price of pork in North America is currently soaring. Restricted supply, increased feed costs and Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (EPDv) have all played a part in pork price hikes in recent months. Thus, food companies have reduced bacon packs but kept the prices the same as before.

CIO’s turning IT from cost center to value center | #Know14

This week’s ServiceNow Knowledge 2014 Event, being held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco is the site of one of the two live broadcasts brought to you by SiliconANGLE’s theCUBE this week. Joining Dave Vellante and Jeff Frick was … Continue reading ?

Layoffs Watch ’14: Deutsche Bank

Zee Germans are mulling over cutting their own, at all levels. Deutsche Bank, Germany’s biggest bank, plans to cut more jobs at its investment bank to lower costs as business stagnates, two people with knowledge of the plan said. The...Show More Summary

Fiat seeks to turn financing unit into a bank: source

MILAN (Reuters) - Fiat, which has agreed to take full control of U.S. unit Chrysler, has asked the Bank of Italy's permission to turn financing unit Fga Capital into a bank to cut funding costs, a source with direct knowledge of the situation said.

New Software Fuels New Knowledge

Wikipedia is a stunning human achievement. It brings together the work of tens of thousands of contributors, and its high-quality content is available at no cost in dozens of languages to anyone who can go online. When compared to Wikipedia,...Show More Summary

Super Bowl 2014: Prop Bets to Avoid at All Costs for Seahawks vs. Broncos

Prop bets for the Super Bowl can be a minefield, and those who venture in with inadequate knowledge often end up making regrettable choices. You can bet on the coin flip, whether a member of the Red Hot Chili Peppers will go shirtless...Show More Summary

A simple formula for climate-linked economic damage

John Hassler, Per Krusell, 23 January 2014 The economic benefits and costs of mitigating global warming are widely debated. This column shows that based on current scientific knowledge and standard economic principles, a simple formula for the marginal damage of emissions can be constructed. Show More Summary

Will The Market's 2013 Winners Also Be Winners In 2014?

By Sy Harding: As the headlines proclaim, the stock market produced unusual gains in 2013. Be careful how you react. It's common knowledge and well documented that one of the most costly mistakes investors make is to chase performance. Show More Summary

Costs and Standards for Online Schools?

Community Question is a category inspired by you. Here and there readers write in with questions that are better served by the varied, experiential knowledge of those who read and contribute in the comments. Please respond to this post in the comments, but if you have a question for the community email it to Heather. Show More Summary

11/22/63

From this came an irresistible impulse to treat the American people -- for whom the Founders intended all of what John Adams called "the awful knowledge" about their leaders -- like fragile children who must be protected at all costs from what their gover

Tree of Knowledge, A Poster of Philosophical Quotes

10 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Kara Bishop has created the Tree of Knowledge, a poster with 465 philosophical quotes on topics like adversity, truth, humor, and happiness. The project is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter to cover printing costs. video and images via Tree of Knowledge submitted via Laughing Squid Tips

iPad Air Component Costs Estimated to Begin at $274, Roughly 13% Cheaper Than iPad 3

IHS Suppli has released its estimate of the component costs involved in building the new iPad Air, performing a virtual teardown based on information revealed by Apple and industry knowledge. According to IHS estimates, the component...Show More Summary

Money Monday: 5 Sneaky Supermarket Tricks That Cost You Money

Grocery stores are the masters of shopping psychology. Unfortunately for us, they use this knowledge to get us to spend more than we need to.  The more we understand their tricks and traps, the more money we’re able to keep in our pockets. Be careful of sales circulars. Flip through any grocery store sales circular Keep Reading ?

Microsoft Wants HTC to Add Windows to Android Devices

Microsoft is talking to HTC about adding its Windows operating system to HTC’s Android-based smartphones at little or no cost, people with knowledge of the matter said, evidence of the software maker’s struggle to gain ground in the mobile market. erry Myerson, head of Microsoft’s operating systems unit, asked HTC last month to load Windows... Read More

iPhone 5s Component Costs Estimated to Begin at $199

IHS Suppli has released its estimate of the component costs involved in building the iPhone 5s, performing a virtual teardown based on information revealed by Apple and industry knowledge. The estimate, which does not include numerous...Show More Summary

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