Today in Science
Abbott Laboratories isn’t making a bid for St. Jude Medical Inc., spokesman Scott Stoffel said.
Global sea levels are rising faster than predicted as a result of warming temperatures driven by burning fossil fuels, according to researchers who now say an increase of at least 3 feet (1 meter) is likely “unavoidable.”
China’s stocks slumped to a two-week low as concern a slowing economy and weaker currency will spur capital outflows outweighed prospects for more state support.
ARPA-E is trying to shake up the 100-year-old U.S. energy system
China’s fossil-fuel emissions are lower than than previously estimated, according to research led by academics at Harvard University.
The New Space Race
August 29 is the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina striking New Orleans, Louisiana. Bloomberg's David Gura examines progress made in the city and areas that still have a way to go to fully recover in the lingering aftermath of the storm. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Republican leaders in Congress are considering a pledge to hold a separate vote on defunding Planned Parenthood as a way to keep the issue from derailing legislation to keep the government running, said congressional aides with knowledge of the discussions.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned three tobacco companies that they need to prove cigarettes they’ve labeled as “natural” or “additive-free” are less harmful in order to keep marketing them that way.
Robert Profusek, partner and global head of M&A at Jones Day, discusses the energy and pharmaceutical M&A markets and how companies are reconfiguring their businesses through purchases. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
Abbott Laboratories denied a report that it’s preparing an offer for St. Jude Medical Inc. that would value the maker of heart devices at about $25 billion.