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Businesses need focus only on increaing their profits, as long as they stay "within the rules of the game, which is to say, engage in open and free competition without deception or fraud," wrote Milton Friedman in his iconic Sept. 13, 1970, New York Times Magazine essay, “The Social Responsibility of Business Is to Increase Its Profits.”
A vaccine for human papillomavirus, a sexually transmitted infection that can cause cervical cancer, is proving so successful that the top U.S. disease specialist is pushing to inoculate an entire generation of teenage girls.
Cancer resistance seen in naked mole rats, hairless African rodents that live 30 years or more, may come from a sugar that keeps cells from clumping into tumors, scientists studying the animals say.
As Congress considers scaling back or abolishing U.S. rules that mandate the use of renewable fuels, it has the full-throated support of the petroleum industry -- with one major exception.
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Nations and companies face rising competition for strategic resources - energy, food, water, materials - and the technologies that make best use of them.
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