In an unexpected lawsuit, federal officials claim that Gilead Sciences willfully disregarded government patents on medicines necessary to end the AIDS epidemic.
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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.
Scientist Who Discredited Meat Guidelines Didn’t Report Past Food Industry Ties
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The evidence is too weak to justify telling individuals to eat less beef and pork, according to new research. The findings “erode public trust,” critics said.
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CVS Health is encouraging employers to provide a sleep app that could help push digital therapeutics into the mainstream.
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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.
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The Unexpected History of the Air Conditioner | At the Smithsonian | Smithsonian
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Tagged air conditioner, business, Carrier, cooling, history, industry, technology, temperature |
From Calvin Klein to KFC, the rise of the computer-generated influencer on social media.
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Tagged animation, business, Commercials, influencers, media, simulations, social media, synthetic people, technology, virtual models |
Images of the Starlink constellation in orbit have rattled astronomers around the world.
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Tagged astronomy, business, communications, light pollution, pollution, satellites, science, space, SpaceX, Starlink, technology |