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Health Centers Make Little From Demanding Unpaid Expenses. For Clients, It Can Be ‘Crippling’

Health Centers Make Little From Demanding Unpaid Expenses. For Clients, It...

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Daisha Smith says she only realized she had been sued over her hospital bill when she saw her paycheck was being garnished. "I literally have no food in my house because they're garnishing my check," she says. Olivia Falcigno/NPR hide caption toggle caption Olivia Falcigno/NPR Daisha Smith says she only realized she had been sued…
Little Green Guys? Nope, Extraterrestrial Life May Look More Like Pasta.

Little Green Guys? Nope, Extraterrestrial Life May Look More Like Pasta.

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To find life on Mars, scientists should keep their eyes peeled for pasta. Hot-spring-loving microbes create rock formations that look like fettuccini or capellini, according to a new NASA-funded study published online April 30 in the journal Astrobiology. Such pasta-shaped formations could be the first clues to life on other planets, said study author Bruce…
Harvard scientists state that Lyft financiers will likely concern be sorry for offering the cofounders a lot control with so little stock (LYFT)

Harvard scientists state that Lyft financiers will likely concern be sorry...

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Lyft shareholders could come to regret giving up substantial power to CEO Logan Green and President Josh Zimmer, the company's cofounders. Lyft shares closed at $74.55 on Friday, nearly $4 below its first trade when the company went public on March 29. While the stock has seen a slight recovery from its all-time-low of $66…
Elon Musk: SpaceX Starhopper takes off (a bit)

Elon Musk: SpaceX Starhopper takes off (a bit)

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SpaceX's Starship hopper originally had a nose, which is currently not on the prototype. SpaceX SpaceX isn't wasting any time between tests of its prototype Starship "hopper," now known as the Starhopper. Founder Elon Musk shared some fresh fiery test footage this weekend, declaring that "Starhopper just lifted off and hit tether limits!" Starhopper is…
After a staff member reaction, Google has actually cancelled its AI principles board a bit more than a week after revealing it (GOOG, GOOGL)

After a staff member reaction, Google has actually cancelled its AI...

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Google has shut down its AI ethics board little more than a week after announcing it. Vox reports that the Silicon Valley tech giant has scrapped the group, which had been intended to scrutinise the company's work on artificial intelligence to ensure the tech is ethically developed. A Google spokesperson confirmed the closure to Business…
Extinct ‘Pig-Footed Bandicoot’ Galloped Around Australia Like a Wonky Little Horse

Extinct ‘Pig-Footed Bandicoot’ Galloped Around Australia Like a Wonky Little Horse

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Two Chaeropus yirratji, a newly-described species of pig-footed bandicoot, pitter-pattered around Australia on their asymmetrical legs. Credit: Peter Schouten/WA Museum Scientists have discovered a new species of pig-footed bandicoot — an extinct Australian marsupial that looks like a kangaroo, an opossum and a deer got a bit too friendly at the local watering hole —…
A ‘Dragon Aurora’ Appeared in the Sky Over Iceland, and NASA Is a Little Baffled

A ‘Dragon Aurora’ Appeared in the Sky Over Iceland, and NASA...

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Holy smokes! An aurora that resembles a dragon recently loomed in the skies over Iceland, and NASA scientists aren't exactly sure why it showed up when it did. Credit: Jingyi Zhang & Wang Zheng A gargantuan green dragon hisses in the sky over Iceland. Either "Game of Thrones" really upped its production budget for its…
Oracle’s earnings didn’t drop like Wall Street believed it would, and the stock leaps a little (ORCL)

Oracle’s earnings didn’t drop like Wall Street believed it would, and...

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Oracle reported its quarterly earnings after the bell on Monday, beating Wall Street expectations on the top and bottom lines. The stock is trading after-hours at about 1.5% up at the time of publication. Here's what Oracle posted: Revenue of $9.56 billion, versus $9.52 billion expected. Earnings per share of$0.80, versus $0.78 expected. Notably, analysts…
Personal Medicaid Plans Receive Billions In Tax Dollars, With Little Oversight

Personal Medicaid Plans Receive Billions In Tax Dollars, With Little Oversight

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When one of Jose Nuñez' retinas was damaged by diabetes in 2016, the Los Angeles truck driver expected his Medicaid managed care policy to coordinate treatment. But Centene, the private insurer that manages his policy gave him the runaround, he says, and he lost sight in that eye. Heidi de Marco/KHN hide caption toggle caption…
Personal Medicaid Plans Receive Billions in Tax Dollars, With Little Oversight

Personal Medicaid Plans Receive Billions in Tax Dollars, With Little Oversight

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When one of Jose Nuñez' retinas was damaged by diabetes in 2016, the Los Angeles truck driver expected his Medicaid managed care policy to coordinate treatment. But Centene, the private insurer that manages his policy gave him the runaround, he says, and he lost sight in that eye. Heidi de Marco/KHN hide caption toggle caption…

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