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Apheresis Equipment Market Value to Hit $5 Billion by 2025: Global Market Insights, Inc.
SELBYVILLE, Del., Aug. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- North American apheresis equipment market was valued at USD 1 billion in 2018. Rising health concerns…
Aug 29, 2019 23:59 UTC Health-Care Read More

Department of Energy Announces $60.7 Million to Advance Quantum Computing and Networking
Projects Involve both Universities and National Laboratories Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $60.7 million in funding to advance the…
Aug 29, 2019 23:58 UTC Computing Read More

Amazon fires produce 220-degree scorched earth, dense smoke in new NASA images
The fires burning in the Amazon rainforest are exceedingly hot, according to a new report from NASA.
Aug 29, 2019 23:43 UTC Science Read More

What's the secret to Utah's startup success? Mormon missionaries
The skills obtained by LDS missionaries during their years of *service* can apply to the startup world.
Aug 29, 2019 23:38 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

The brain nutrient vegans need to know about
People who eat vegan or plant-based diets should ensure they are getting enough of a key, but little-known, brain nutrient, say experts. Choline, which helps…
Aug 29, 2019 23:31 UTC Nutrition Read More

Asmongold's epic raid of Horde territory ends with hilarious Blizzard conspiracy theory
World of Warcraft Classic streamer "Asmongold" rallied hundreds of Alliance players to his cause as they fought to take over a Horde island - but were met with…
Aug 29, 2019 23:29 UTC Technology Read More

Amita plans to close acute mental illness units in Elgin, Elk Grove Village
Amita Health is closing psychiatric care units at two hospitals in Elgin and Elk Grove Village, saying the move will allow it to strengthen behavioral health…
Aug 29, 2019 23:09 UTC Mental-Health Read More

Trooper cleared of charges in Quechee shooting
A Vermont State Police trooper who hit a Quechee man with buckshot in May has been cleared by the Vermont Attorney General. Eric Vitali Trooper Eric Vitali…
Aug 29, 2019 23:07 UTC Health-Care Read More

As Dorian looms, Florida's Space Coast braces for possible unprecedented impact
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As Hurricane Dorian advances on a course likely to slam the Florida peninsula within days, U.S. space agencies and aerospace…
Aug 29, 2019 23:05 UTC Science Read More

Vaccine coalition unveils ambitious plan to immunize 300 million children
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, has unveiled an ambitious plan to expand the number of doses it helps developing countries purchase, aiming to vaccinate an…
Aug 29, 2019 23:04 UTC Health Read More

Big City Moms Returns To The Golden City With The Biggest Baby Shower Ever On Board!
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Big City Moms is returning to San Francisco host their signature event The Biggest Baby Shower Ever.
Aug 29, 2019 23:03 UTC Health-Care Read More

Meagan Gallagher: Planned Parenthood's doors are open
Editor's note: This commentary is by Meagan Gallagher, who is president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Northern New England. Planned Parenthood of…
Aug 29, 2019 23:02 UTC Health-Care Read More

Exercise in pregnancy may protect obese mothers-to-be and their children from health problems
Obese mice ran on a treadmill before and during pregnancy in a study at the University of Cambridge. Scientists found exercise helped the mice control their…
Aug 29, 2019 23:01 UTC Health Read More

White matter affects how people respond to brain stimulation therapy aimed at depression and stroke
White matter affects how people respond to brain stimulation therapy aimed at depression and stroke.
Aug 29, 2019 23:00 UTC Health Read More

Something Very Unusual Just Happened In Asia's Roaring LNG Market
Japan, the world's single largest importer of liquefied natural gas (LNG), has imported its first LNG cargo on record from the world's second-biggest importer and…
Aug 29, 2019 23:00 UTC Markets Read More

Fleet of Autonomous Boats Can Now Shapeshift, Which Is Nice, For Science
In news that certainly doesn't spell our doom, MIT's fleet of autonomous boats can now break apart and reform into new configurations on their own. Great.
Aug 29, 2019 22:59 UTC Science Read More

A bizarre exoplanet is making astronomers rethink how solar systems form
Astronomers have spotted a strange, first-of-its-kind exoplanet, meaning a planet that orbits a solar system beyond ours. Exoplanet HR 5183 b, a gas giant three…
Aug 29, 2019 22:59 UTC Science Read More

5 Reasons Personal Finance Should Be Taught In School
Having basic personal financial skills is one of the most important things you can do to live a healthy, happy and secure life. Your level of understanding around…
Aug 29, 2019 22:58 UTC Personal-Finance Read More

New Market, New Rules: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Thursday 8/29/19)
Jim Cramer asks: Can you recognize when you're getting needlessly greedy? Stick to the rules if you want to stay in the game for the long run.
Aug 29, 2019 22:57 UTC Markets Read More

Tom Torti: A Vermont energy investment that's paying off
Editor's note: This commentary is by Tom Torti, who is president of the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce. We are fortunate in Vermont to have a…
Aug 29, 2019 22:55 UTC Health-Care Read More

Six Flags Over Texas will be open year-round in 2020, add new water coaster
Everyone will soon be able to enjoy Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington all year long.
Aug 29, 2019 22:52 UTC Business Read More

White Water Bay gets new name ‘Hurricane Harbor,’ to debut new attraction
Popular waterpark White Water Bay in Oklahoma City, will be rebranded to Hurricane Harbor, and the park will debut a new attraction, officials announced…
Aug 29, 2019 22:45 UTC Business Read More

Classroom field trips via VR become a national trend
It's back-to-school season and students could be taking field trips to places like the Grand Canyon, ancient Rome, inside a human brain, underwater, or even…
Aug 29, 2019 22:39 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More



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