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Cost to Develop New Pharmaceutical Drug Now Exceeds $2.5B
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, treatment, study, society, science, safety, research, protection, prevention, medicine, investigation, humans, health, drugs, ethics, disease, Body-Mind-Spirit, pharmaceutical, drugs, market )

Darren
- 14 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
A benchmark report estimates that the cost of bringing a drug to market has more than doubled in the past 10 years
Are Scientists on the "Cusp of Knowing" How Weird We Are?
Society & Culture  (tags: world, culture, people, society, religion, politics, humans, freedoms, ethics, scientists, weird, cusp of knowing, astrobiology, Caleb Scharf )

Darren
- 14 hours ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
I'm writing this post for two reasons. One is to recommend a new book by Columbia astrobiologist Caleb Scharf (who also writes a terrific Scientific American blog, "Life, Unbounded"), and the other is to defend an old book of mine.
String Theory Predicts a Time Before the Big Bang
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, space, scientists, science, research, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, discovery, astronomy, cosmology, string theory, Big Bang, origin, universe, outcome, preexisting, state )

Darren
- 20 minutes ago - scientificamerican.com
String theory suggests that the big bang was not the origin of the universe but simply the outcome of a preexisting state
Electron Beam Points to Origins of Teotihuacan Stone Faces
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, science, research, news, investigation, interesting, humans, history, environment, discovery, archaeology, electron beams, Teotihuacan Stone Faces, Microscope, analysis, fakes, museums )

Darren
- 13 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
New microscope analysis of artifacts from the ancient city also can find fakes in museums
Colorado Mastodon Bones Show Ancient Warmer Earth - Higher Altitude to Keep Cool
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, wildlife, investigation, extinction, environment, habitat )

Michael
- 12 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
scientists studying material unearthed four years ago near Snowmass, a town just outside Aspen, when a bulldozer was enlarging a reservoir. There were also some astonishing large predators, aside from the cuddly animals named. Snowmass site ~8875 ft.
The Last of the Anti-Semites
World  (tags: world, israel, interesting, Jews )

Monka
- 12 hours ago - jpost.com
..."To be successful in a battle against anti-Semitic and anti-Israel propaganda, Jews and Israel will need to develop a winning strategy based on the marketing and "selling" of Jews and Israel to the non-Jewish world."
Wireless Electronic Implants Stop Staph, Then Dissolve
Science & Tech  (tags: Staph )

Michael
- 9 hours ago - interndaily.com
The silk and magnesium devices then harmlessly dissolved in the test animals.
Do 3% of Swiss People EAT CATS??
Animals  (tags: animals, cats, ethics, habitat, killing, pets, sadness, society )

Frank
- 7 hours ago - mirror.co.uk
The BBC today reported that hundreds of thousands of Swiss people secretly eat cats and dogs. We did a factcheck.
Coca-Cola Switches Gears With a New Line of Protein-Packed Milk | TakePart
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, Coca-Cola, Body-Mind-Spirit, women, society )

Jean
- 15 hours ago - takepart.com
The once ubiquitous "Got milk?" ads featuring milk-mustached celebrities look tame next to the provocative ads for a new beverage, Fairlife. "Drink what she's wearing," proclaim the ads, which show a brunet bombshell wearing a minidress made of dripping
Don't Believe the Hype - 10 Persistent Cancer Myths Debunked
Health & Wellness  (tags: )

Rebecca
- 1 day ago - scienceblog.cancerresearchuk.org
Google 'cancer' and you'll be faced with millions of web pages. And the number of YouTube videos you find if you look up 'cancer cure' is similarly vast.
 
 
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