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China drafts rules on biotech after gene-editing scandal
Technology
Published in 27-2-2019
    428 Visits
BEIJING (AP) China has unveiled draft regulations on gene editing and other potentially risky biomedical technologies after a Chinese scientist's claim of helping to create gene-edited babies roiled the global science community. Under the proposed measures released Tuesday, technology involving gene editing, gene transfer and gene regulation would be categorized as "high-risk" and managed by ...>>
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Ash loggers race against time before beetles get them all
Technology
Published in 27-2-2019
    454 Visits
WALTON, N.Y. (AP) Loggers in snowy forests are cutting down ash like there's no tomorrow, seeking to stay one step ahead of a fast-spreading beetle killing the tree in dozens of states. The emerald ash borer has been chewing its way through trees from Maine to Colorado for about two decades, devastating a species prized for yielding a light-grained hardwood attractive enough for furniture an ...>>
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Natural History museum has big plans for 150th anniversary
Technology
Published in 27-2-2019
    407 Visits
NEW YORK (AP) The American Museum of Natural History has big plans for its big 150th anniversary. The museum announced Wednesday a slate of events starting next month to commemorate its incorporation in April 1869. The events include exhibits, an anniversary website and a new space show in the planetarium. The first event is the opening of the "T. rex: The Ultimate Predator" exhibit on March 11. ...>>
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Suit: Missouri professor stole and sold student's research
Technology
Published in 27-2-2019
    147 Visits
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The University of Missouri is suing a pharmacy professor at its Kansas City campus over allegations he stole and sold a student's research, claiming that the school is the rightful owner of the work it believes could be used to make a billion-dollar drug. The university filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday alleging that Ashim Mitra improperly made $1.5 million from selling f ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 27-2-2019
    610 Visits

According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

Reference: www.chron.com
China drafts rules on biotech after gene-editing scandal
Technology
Published in 27-2-2019
    502 Visits
BEIJING (AP) China has unveiled draft regulations on gene editing and other potentially risky biomedical technologies after a Chinese scientist's claim of helping to create gene-edited babies roiled the global science community. Under the proposed measures released Tuesday, technology involving gene editing, gene transfer and gene regulation would be categorized as "high-risk" and managed by ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Ash loggers race against time before beetles get them all
Technology
Published in 27-2-2019
    911 Visits
WALTON, N.Y. (AP) Loggers in snowy forests are cutting down ash like there's no tomorrow, seeking to stay one step ahead of a fast-spreading beetle killing the tree in dozens of states. The emerald ash borer has been chewing its way through trees from Maine to Colorado for about two decades, devastating a species prized for yielding a light-grained hardwood attractive enough for furniture an ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Natural History museum has big plans for 150th anniversary
Technology
Published in 27-2-2019
    288 Visits
NEW YORK (AP) The American Museum of Natural History has big plans for its big 150th anniversary. The museum announced Wednesday a slate of events starting next month to commemorate its incorporation in April 1869. The events include exhibits, an anniversary website and a new space show in the planetarium. The first event is the opening of the "T. rex: The Ultimate Predator" exhibit on March 11. ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Suit: Missouri professor stole and sold student's research
Technology
Published in 27-2-2019
    360 Visits
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The University of Missouri is suing a pharmacy professor at its Kansas City campus over allegations he stole and sold a student's research, claiming that the school is the rightful owner of the work it believes could be used to make a billion-dollar drug. The university filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday alleging that Ashim Mitra improperly made $1.5 million from selling f ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 27-2-2019
    560 Visits

According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

Reference: www.chron.com
LGI Homes reports Q4 gains
Technology
Published in 27-2-2019
    664 Visits

The spike in interest rates last year led homebuyers to purchase smaller floor plans, but it did not impact demand, Eric Lipar, CEO and chairman of LGI Homes, said on a fourth-quarter earnings call Tuesday.

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Conroe housing development could have 5,200 homes
Technology
Published in 27-2-2019
    629 Visits

The developer of the Aliana master-planned community in Richmond is planning its next residential project on a 2,200-acre site in Conroe.

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Fort Bend County approves incentives for Dollar Tree distribution center
Technology
Published in 27-2-2019
    204 Visits

Dollar Tree has cleared a hurdle for a planned distribution center in Rosenberg that will bring 300 jobs to Fort Bend County. The Fort Bend County Commissioners Court approved a tax abatement agreement for the $130 million distribution center, planned for 140 acres at the southeast corner of Spur 10 and Klosterhoff Road, south of Interstate 69.

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Diamond retailer to open in Houston Premium Outlets
Technology
Published in 27-2-2019
    56 Visits

A diamond retailer plans to open a location in Houston Premium Outlets. The move comes as other retailers are expanding their footprint in the Cypress outdoor shopping center.

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Millennials with student debt delay buying homes
Technology
Published in 27-2-2019
    155 Visits

One third of millennials with student loan debt have delayed buying a home; three quarters say they wished they had made different college decisions, such as community college, trade school or not attending college at all in order to avoid the financial burden.

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