Today in Science
Steve Martin, whose many credits include the science-fiction comedy "The Man With Two Brains," said what he likes most at the American Museum of Natural History is "sperm." The sperm whale, that is.
Ahmet Aslan was enjoying a peaceful night outside his house on Sept. 2 when a shooting star lit up the skies. Ever since, his village in southeast Turkey has been turned upside down.
Aquaculture that runs on veggies.
Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sean Parker donated $10 million to create a research center at the University of California at San Francisco that he hopes can find a cure for Type 1 diabetes in five years.
BP Plc will need to revise its plan to explore for oil in an untapped frontier off the coast of southern Australia before regulators will approve its drilling program estimated to cost more than A$1 billion ($710 million).
The New Space Race
Turing Pharmaceuticals AG, the drugmaker that raised the price of an anti-infective drug Daraprim by more than 5,000 percent, suggested that it won’t cut the drug’s list price, instead offering to negotiate discounts with hospitals.
Martin Sass, chairman and chief executive officer at M.D. Sass, discusses U.S. interest rates, what a hike could mean for markets and where he sees opportunity. He speaks to Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Tanzanian President John Magufuli canceled independence day celebrations and said public money that would have been used for the festivities will be reallocated to fight cholera, buy medicine and improve health care.
A firm that helps guide hedge funds’ responses to government actions is being sanctioned by regulators over its acquisition and handling of possibly nonpublic information, as regulators crack down on the flow of trading tips from Capitol Hill to Wall Street.
To reduce turbulence in Obamacare’s fledgling insurance markets, the Obama administration’s top health official is pushing to get more information to consumers about what they’ll actually pay for health care, which can include out-of-pocket costs as well as premiums.