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This Satellite Company Is Offering Wide-Area Radar Images Of The Earth’s Surface

This Satellite Company Is Offering Wide-Area Radar Images Of The Earth’s...

Artist conception of an Iceye satellite in orbit. Iceye Earth imaging startup Iceye so far has 10 radar satellites in orbit, which provide its customers with views of the planet’s surface without having to worry about clouds or lack of sunlight obscuring the visuals. These images are valuable for applications ranging from disaster response to…
Meet The Man Who Escaped Slavery And Made A Fortune In The Old West—Again And Again

Meet The Man Who Escaped Slavery And Made A Fortune In...

After claiming his freedom, Barney Ford made and lost millions, and was a tireless champion for abolition and civil rights. O n October 2, 1875, President Ulysses Grant stopped in Cheyenne, Wyoming, a town that didn’t even exist a decade before, but was becoming a burgeoning center of commerce thanks to the newly built Union…
Patent Waivers Won’t Impact Big Pharma’s Bottom Line—But Could Slow Covid Vaccine Rollouts

Patent Waivers Won’t Impact Big Pharma’s Bottom Line—But Could Slow Covid...

German officials visit a factory producing components of Pfizer/BioNTech's Covid vaccine. Christian Charisius - Pool/Getty Images Analysts say intellectual property waivers won’t affect vaccine makers Moderna, Pfizer or Novavax—but could paradoxically risk reducing production by disrupting supply chains.  On Wednesday, the Biden Administration stated that it would support a proposal to temporarily waive protection of…
This Neuroscientist’s Headphones Can Tell When You’re Distracted – And Help Boost Your Focus

This Neuroscientist’s Headphones Can Tell When You’re Distracted – And Help...

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How Drug Companies Are Expanding Access To Covid Treatments In India

How Drug Companies Are Expanding Access To Covid Treatments In India

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“The scale of human suffering in India at this moment is devastating, and it is clear that more must be done to help alleviate it," Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier said in a statement. Getty Images The current surge of Covid cases in India continues to strain the country. Over the past week, the country has…
Virgin Galactic Unveils Its New Generation Of Spacecraft

Virgin Galactic Unveils Its New Generation Of Spacecraft

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The VSS Imagine is the first spacecraft in Virgin Galactic's newest line of spaceships. Virgin Galactic On Tuesday, Virgin Galactic unveiled its latest spacecraft, the VSS Imagine. The vessel is the first in the company’s Spaceship III class, with at least two more currently in production. One of the most notable things about the new…
Federal Grand Jury Indicts uBiome Cofounders On Criminal Fraud Charges

Federal Grand Jury Indicts uBiome Cofounders On Criminal Fraud Charges

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SEC Charges Microbiome Startup uBiome’s Cofounders With Defrauding Investors For $60 Million

SEC Charges Microbiome Startup uBiome’s Cofounders With Defrauding Investors For $60...

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Jessica Richman of uBiome Eric Millette/The Forbes Collection Jessica Richman and Zachary Apte, cofounders of medical testing startup uBiome, were charged Thursday with defrauding investors by the Security and Exchange Commission. The federal agency alleges that the fraud amounted to $60 million dollars, stating that the pair “painted a false picture of uBiome as a…
Billionaire Dave Baszucki’s Wealth Soars To $4.2 Billion As Roblox Hits The Stock Market

Billionaire Dave Baszucki’s Wealth Soars To $4.2 Billion As Roblox Hits...

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Roblox CEO Dave Bazsucki Ian Tuttle/Getty Images for Roblox The video game platform’s market cap surged as investors bought shares at nearly 55% higher than its reference price. The house that Dave “Builderman” Bazsucki built continues to grow as the gaming platform he cofounded, Roblox, entered the stock market today. The stock, which was direct…
Lab Study Suggests Pfizer/BioNTech Vaccine Effective Against Variants After Second Dose

Lab Study Suggests Pfizer/BioNTech Vaccine Effective Against Variants After Second Dose

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