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The biotech Spark Therapeutics needed a way to measure improvements to a patient's quality of life when testing a new treatment for a rare eye disorder. So Spark created a maze-like course, which included simulated obstacles like holes and grass, for use in key research. We spoke with Dan Chung, the clinical ophthalmic lead at Spark, about the company's efforts to do that in a rigorous and standardized way. Spark's treatment was approved in the US in late 2017. The one-time therapy is called Luxturna and has a list price of $850,000. And Spark agreed to be acquired by... [Read More]
The tech isn't expected before 2020. But a report in Bloomberg suggests that Apple is working on iPhones with an in-display fingerprint ID system. [Read More]
Matthew Dellavedova of Australia competes with Jonas Valanciunas of Lithuania during their group stage basketball game in the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Dongguan in southern China's Guangdong province, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019. (AP Photo) [Read More]

People who lived through the Great Recession are understandably nervous about the "r" word. But there's good reason to believe that when the next recession hits (and it will) the pain won't be nearly as great as what people experienced in 2008.

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Public welfare spending varies considerably from state to state.

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Can the Rams start another Super Bowl run? Will Tom Brady ever get old? Can Jacoby Brissett effectively replace Andrew Luck? The N.F.L. gets ready to answer some questions. [Read More]
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Even if John Roberts ultimately upholds Obamacare yet again, that will take time, and an appeals-court verdict against the law would give Democrats lots of ammunition to use on Republicans. [Read More]
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The DNC should reconsider its blanket prohibition on telephone caucuses or rethink its requirement for an absentee caucus process.        ... [Read More]
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Bob Ross made a living painting "happy little trees," but in Michigan, his legacy has been transferred from the canvas to real-life happy trees in nature. [Read More]
What, like it's hard? [Read More]
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More than one in three flights out of this airport were delayed by more than 15 minutes or cancelled this summer. [Read More]
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The new Showtime docu-series, which follows four couples' sessions over the course of several months, offers equal parts insight and voyeurism. [Read More]
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There have been 215 vape-related lung illnesses reported between June 28 and August 27 in 25 states, according to the CDC. Other reports suggest the number is closer to 300. Both a lack of FDA regulation and the sheer number of different e-cigarettes and juices on the market have made it difficult for health experts to pinpoint the cause of each of the lung illnesses. The FDA and CDC announced they are investigating these products in light of the lung problems to which they've been linked. Here's what we know about some of the people who've been affected... [Read More]
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HALIFAX—As Hurricane Dorian pushes northward, emergency and weather officials in Atlantic Canada are warning against complacency ahead of the expected weekend arrival of the severe storm system. The Category 2 hurricane lashed the southeast U.S. seaboard Thursday, reaching the coast of North Carolina where it knocked out power to more than 200,000 homes and businesses. [Read More]
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The trackers, advertised for children and the elderly, are being used in the US, Europe and elsewhere. And they've got some serious security issues. [Read More]
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Speakers include Steve Forbes, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, Forbes; Bill Even, CEO, National Pork Board; Mike Federle, CEO, Forbes; Sara Menker, Founder & CEO, Gro Intelligence; Jeff Simmons, CEO, Elanco Animal Health; Jim Sutter, CEO, U. S. Soybean Export Council, and many more. [Read More]
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A deal could lead to faster economic and earnings growth, necessitating higher official interest rates from the Federal Reserve. [Read More]
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Kelly Stafford, the wife of Detroit Lions quarterback Matt Stafford, opened up about being diagnosed with a brain tumor and her recovery from a 12-hour surgery. [Read More]
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WeWork's parent company is considering a valuation of around $20 billion for its IPO, according to reports from The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg. That would amount to roughly half of WeWork's $47 billion valuation. Softbank, one of the company's biggest investors, may infuse more capital in WeWork. A further Softbank investment could allow WeWork to delay its IPO until 2020, the Journal reported. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. WeWork's parent company the We Company is eyeing a valuation of around $20 billion in its initial public offering, according to reports from Bloomberg and... [Read More]
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