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‘Flying fish’ robot propels itself out of water and glides through the air
A bio-inspired robot can use water from the environment to launch itself into the air, researchers revealed.
Sep 12, 2019 23:56 UTC Science Read More

Warren's and Sanders' Democratic debate policy ideas are cheaper than we think
Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders' 2020 Democratic debate policy ideas like Medicare for All are cheaper than we think.
Sep 12, 2019 23:52 UTC Health-Care Read More

Which Candidates Got the Most Speaking Time in the Democratic Debate
Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts spoke the most during Thursday night's Democratic presidential…
Sep 12, 2019 23:44 UTC Health-Care Read More

Old Navy plans to open more than 800 new stores as it splits off from parent company Gap
While many retail chains are downsizing, Old Navy looks poised to grow.
Sep 12, 2019 22:51 UTC Business Read More

Scientists propose ‘Spaceline’ elevator to the Moon
Fans of sci-fi and fringe tech may already be familiar with the idea of the "space elevator," which is pretty much exactly what it sounds like — and totally…
Sep 12, 2019 22:50 UTC Technology Read More

OPINION EXCHANGE Counterpoint: Minnesota's racial disparities have been long-known, long-ignored
We documented the problem in Minnesota 25 years ago and made recommendations.
Sep 12, 2019 22:48 UTC Health-Care Read More

Chart of the Day: A Record Jump in Health Insurance Prices
Inflation appears to be edging higher. The consumer price index, a closely watched measure of inflation, rose 0.1% last month and 1.7% year-over-year, the…
Sep 12, 2019 22:38 UTC Health-Care Read More

Veritone Releases OS for Artificial Intelligence on Azure
When Veritone, an artificial intelligence company in California, launched its cloud-based operating system for AI in 2015, its sole customers were media and…
Sep 12, 2019 22:38 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

Cyclist Diet Sonya Looney's Plant-Based Diet
Endurance mountain biker Sonya Looney shares how and why she made the switch to a plant-based diet—and how she fuels her long days in the saddle.
Sep 12, 2019 22:23 UTC Nutrition Read More

Rabid bat discovered in downtown Minneapolis
A rabid bat was found in downtown Minneapolis on Tuesday, and state health officials are asking to talk with anyone who had physical contact with it.
Sep 12, 2019 22:22 UTC Health Read More

Ex-Wood-Mode workers eligible for retraining benefits; 175 working under new owner
KREAMER – The 938 employees who lost their jobs when Wood-Mode Inc. closed May 13 are eligible for retraining benefits under the Trade Adjustment…
Sep 12, 2019 22:17 UTC Jobs Read More

FDA Clears GE Healthcare's AI Triage Algorithm on X-Ray Device
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm from GE Healthcare that analyzes chest x-rays for pneumothorax…
Sep 12, 2019 22:16 UTC Gadgets Read More

FDA Clears GE Healthcare's AI Triage Algorithm on X-Ray Device
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm from GE Healthcare that analyzes chest x-rays for pneumothorax…
Sep 12, 2019 22:16 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

Warning: High-Fat Diets Affect Your Brain, Not Just Your Body
Much research has pointed to how an unhealthy diet correlates to obesity, but has not explored how diet can bring about neurological changes in the brain.
Sep 12, 2019 22:15 UTC Nutrition Read More

Stock Market Stalls, Turning An Up Day Less Cheery
Stock market: Aside from Thursday's apparent stalling action, technicals improved in a variety of ways in recent sessions.
Sep 12, 2019 22:06 UTC Markets Read More

Popeyes sells 'B.Y.O.B.' sandwich to fill void until chicken sandwich returns
With the ongoing chicken sandwich shortage stopping sales of the Popeyes Chicken sandwich nationally, Popeyes is poking fun at itself.
Sep 12, 2019 22:05 UTC Business Read More

AI detects congestive heart failure with one heartbeat
A new study has reported success in identifying severe heart failure in 100% of cases using a single heartbeat recording from an electrocardiogram (ECG).
Sep 12, 2019 22:03 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

Non-Compliant Iraq, Nigeria Vow To Fall In Line With OPEC Oil Quotas
Iraq and Nigeria—the two rogue members of OPEC that haven't been complying with their share of the production cuts in recent months—pledged on Thursday…
Sep 12, 2019 22:00 UTC Business Read More

IHS Markit: US Natural Gas Prices To Fall To 50-Year Low
IHS Markit thinks U.S. natural gas prices are set to fall to a 50-year low in 2020 as a result of brimming inventories and soaring associated gas production.
Sep 12, 2019 22:00 UTC Business Read More

SGLT2 Inhibitor Poised to Reach Beyond Diabetes Into HF
Spurred on by the big win with dapagliflozin (Farxiga) in DAPA-HF last week, the sodium glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors appear poised for broader…
Sep 12, 2019 21:59 UTC Health Read More

California Employment Bill Could Shake Things Up for Big Tech
(TNS) — California lawmakers rewrote the rules of employment across a wide swath of industries Wednesday in legislation that could grant hundreds of…
Sep 12, 2019 21:59 UTC Jobs Read More

MIT To Settle Suit Alleging It Hurt Workers In 401(k) Plan
The lawsuit claimed MIT got millions of dollars in donations from financial giant Fidelity Investments while allowing the firm to charge workers excessive fees.
Sep 12, 2019 21:55 UTC Business Read More

Everything You Need to Treat a Canker Sore, According to Dentists
The best way to treat and get rid of canker sores include homeopathic standbys like clove oil and baking soda rinses, and drugstore options like milk of…
Sep 12, 2019 21:52 UTC Fitness Read More



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