Today in Science
Today’s "BWest Byte" is 20, for the number of students between the ages of 13 and 18 who were selected as finalists for the fifth annual Google Science Fair. Bloomberg's Emily Chang reports on "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)
Yin Jian Zhong pulls off the felt cowboy hat protecting his head from the harsh north Australian sun as he stands in an irrigated field and points to a thin crop of black hair on his otherwise bald pate.
Bioengineering the Senses: A closer look at tech on the frontiers of medical science. Today we look at the machine behind physicist Stephen Hawking -- and how smartphone technology is helping him communicate. (Source: Bloomberg)
The New Space Race
The $40.5 billion merger that’s transforming the generics industry is the biggest yet in a series of deals by drugmakers adjusting to a market that has fewer buyers.
Chile, one of only seven countries in the world with a total ban on abortion, took a step toward ending the outright prohibition put in place during the last months of the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet.
Mark Bertolini, chairman and chief executive officer of Aetna Inc., talks about Aetna's agreement to purchase of Humana Inc., consolidation among U.S. health insurers and the impact of the Affordable Care Act on the industry. He speaks with Alix Steel on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
AAC Holdings Inc. fell 39 percent after disclosing that its president and four employees at the chain of drug and alcohol treatment clinics were charged with murder for the death of a patient.
Jay Fishman, who built Travelers Cos. into one of the biggest insurers in the world then steered it profitably through the financial crisis, is stepping down as chief executive officer because of his health.