Who Owns H.I.V.-Prevention Drugs? The Taxpayers, U.S. Says – The New York Times

In an unexpected lawsuit, federal officials claim that Gilead Sciences willfully disregarded government patents on medicines necessary to end the AIDS epidemic.

Scientist Who Discredited Meat Guidelines Didn’t Report Past Food Industry Ties

Scientist who discredited meat guidelines didn't report past food industry ties. (AP)

A surprising new study challenged decades of nutrition advice and gave consumers the green light to eat more red and processed meat. But what the study didn’t say is that its lead author has past research ties to the meat and food industry.

Source: Scientist Who Discredited Meat Guidelines Didn’t Report Past Food Industry Ties

The Unexpected History of the Air Conditioner | At the Smithsonian | Smithsonian

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The technology (above: c. 1947 advertisement for Carrier) that was initially envisioned as a tool to enhance industrial productivity is now a near necessity for American homes and transportation. ( Fotosearch / Stringer, Getty Images)

Source: The Unexpected History of the Air Conditioner | At the Smithsonian | Smithsonian

After SpaceX Starlink Launch, a Fear of Satellites That Outnumber All Visible Stars – The New York Times

Images of the Starlink constellation in orbit have rattled astronomers around the world.