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Why the Nike Selloff? – TheStreet.com

Shares of Nike (NKE)  on Friday morning will trade at a discount to Thursday’s closing price. The firm reported fiscal third quarter financial results that beat expectations for earnings per share by three cents on revenue that printed in-line with industry consensus. Though the shares sold-off over night, there is a lot of good in […]

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FiercePharmaAsia—Aducanumab Alzheimer’s flop; Keytruda’s Chinese market; Samsung BioLogics probe – FiercePharma

Biogen’s and Eisai’s stocks were dealt a huge blow as the phase 3 program of Alzheimer’s candidate aducanumab was terminated early for futility. Despite challenges from lower-priced domestic rivals, Merck & Co.’s Keytruda could still see blockbuster sales in China, a group of analysts said. Prosecutors raided Korea Exchange as part of an investigation into Samsung […]

Jesus, these Barbra Streisand quotes about Michael Jackson's Leaving Neverland accusers are rough - The A.V. Club thumbnail
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Jesus, these Barbra Streisand quotes about Michael Jackson’s Leaving Neverland accusers are rough – The A.V. Club

Photo: Kevin Mazur (Getty Images) Every now and then, our cultural zeitgeist coughs up a new public Rorschach test, the sort of big, emotionally charged issue that almost everyone can have an opinion on, and almost everyone can get really mad at other people for having the wrong opinion on. The internet has, of course, […]

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How a flight attendant from Texas ended up in an ICE detention center for six weeks – The Washington Post

Selene Saavedra Roman pictured last fall. In February, the flight attendant and DACA recipient was detained after working a flight to Mexico. She was in custody for six weeks before being released March 22. (David Watkins) Selene Saavedra Roman was nervous about going to work. She’s been a “dreamer” since 2012, when the Deferred Action […]

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CRISPR-Cas9 Corrects Common DMD-causing Mutation in Mice and Human Cells – Muscular Dystrophy News

Restoring a functional dystrophin gene using the genome editing tool  CRISPR-Cas9 corrected a common mutation behind Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), exon 44 deletion, in mice and human cells, a study shows. The same research lab had already proved the technique was successful for correcting in a simple and efficient way a range of DMD-causing mutations. The new findings represent another significant step toward a […]

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Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin says he exposed his children to chickenpox instead of getting them vaccinated – CBS News

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin said he deliberately exposed his kids to chickenpox, instead of vaccinating them against the common childhood illness. Speaking to local radio station WKCT on Tuesday, Bevin said all nine of his children had chickenpox.  “They got the chickenpox on purpose,” Bevin said, “because we found a neighbor that had it and […]