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Progeria: New treatment could extend lives of children with 'premature aging' syndrome

Progeria is an "accelerated aging" disease that causes children to die of "old age" at around 13 to 15 years.There are only two existing treatments, and both have unpleasant side effects.A promising new therapy based on biotechnology increases the lifespan of mice by over 60% and is ready for human clinical trials.Progeria is an extremely rare genetic disorder that causes children to present with symptoms that resemble "accelerated aging." A child with the condition takes on the appearance of an...
Tags: Biology, Genetics, Medical Research, Innovation, Disease, National Institutes of Health, Erdos, Hutchinson, Francis Collins, LMNA, Gilford, Hutchinson Gilford, Genomics Education Programme, Michael R Erdos, Michael Erdos


Capitol riot suspect allegedly wore a shirt that said, 'I was there, Washington, DC, January 6, 2021' when the FBI arrested him

Jessica Marie Watkins (2nd from L) and Donovan Ray Crowl (Center), both from Ohio, march down the east front steps of the U.S. Capitol with the Oath Keepers militia group among supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington, U.S., January 6, 2021. Both have since been indicted by federal authorities for their roles in the siege on the U.S. Capitol. Picture taken January 6, 2021. REUTERS/Jim Bourg/File Photo A Capitol riot suspect was wearing a T-shirt with former President Donald ...
Tags: Politics, New York, Texas, Congress, Washington, Trends, Fbi, San Diego, Ohio, District Of Columbia, Donald Trump, Miller, Aoc, Capitol, Facebook Instagram, Dallas Texas


MyPillow's Mike Lindell claims Trump will 'be back in office in August' in Steve Bannon podcast rant

My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell told Steve Bannon the "election of 2020 is going bye-bye." Stephen Maturen/Getty Images The MyPillow CEO launched into a long rant on voter fraud on Steve Bannon's War Room podcast. He claimed that Trump will be reinstated in August, saying the "election of 2020 is going bye-bye." Voting-machine maker Dominion is suing Lindell for $1.3 billion for his voter fraud allegations. See more stories on Insider's business page. Mike Lindell is back at it again: ...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, White House, Trends, Donald Trump, Steve, Trump, Lindell, Right Wing Watch, Dominion, Mike Lindell, Steve Bannon, Stephen Maturen Getty, InsiderAsia, Cheryl Teh


Covid 19 coronavirus: Curtains down for longest running retail business at Victoria Park Market

The longest surviving retail business at Auckland's Victoria Park Market, Urim, a souvenir shop selling New Zealand souvenir and gifts, will be closing its doors for the last time on April 8.Owner Grace Ko remembers a time when... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Auckland, Victoria Park Market, Victoria Park Market Urim, Grace Ko


Confusion surrounds Volkswagen’s reported name change

Opinions are split on whether Volkswagen is really about it change its name, or if its announcement was really meant for April Fools' Day.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Vw, Volkswagen, Voltswagen


Amazon is sending employees into the trenches on Twitter as it battles its first union vote and reports about workers peeing in bottles

Helen H. Richardson/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images Amazon's paid army of employee Twitter users is at it again. The employee accounts follow a standard format, and popped up previously amid negative press coverage. A major union drive and reports of delivery drivers peeing in bottles are the primary target. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. As new reports surface of Amazon warehouse and delivery staff still having to pee in bottles - - the com...
Tags: Amazon, Twitter, News, Elizabeth Warren, Trends, Employees, Union, Unionization, Jeff Bezos, Smith, Warehouse, Bernie Sanders, Fc, Gary, Aoc, Sen Sanders


The minimum wage would be $44 an hour if it had grown at the same rate as Wall Street bonuses

Wall Street employees based in New York City earned an average bonus of $184,000 last year - a 10% increase from the year before. Johannes Eisele/Getty Images Wall Street bonuses have increased by 1,217% since 1985, according to New York comptroller data. If the federal minimum wage had grown at that same rate, it would be $44 an hour. That pay gap is also making the racial and gender pay gap worse because white men dominate finance. See more stories on Insider's business page. The cha...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Finance, Wall Street, New York City, America, Trends, Markets, Minimum Wage, Economy, Reddit, Inequality, Anderson, Working Conditions, Sarah Anderson


The minimum wage would be $44 per hour if it had grown at the same rate as Wall Street bonuses

Wall Street employees based in New York City earned an average bonus of $184,000 last year - a 10% increase from the year before. Johannes Eisele/Getty Images Wall Street bonuses have increased by 1,217% since 1985, according to New York comptroller data. If the minimum wage had grown at that same rate, it would be $44 per hour. That pay gap is also making the racial and gender pay gap worse because white men dominate finance. See more stories on Insider's business page. The chaos that...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Finance, Wall Street, New York City, America, Trends, Markets, Minimum Wage, Economy, Reddit, Inequality, New York State, Anderson, Working Conditions


How to watch ISS astronauts take the shortest ride yet on Crew Dragon

Four space station astronauts are about to jump inside the Crew Dragon and go on a ride lasting less than an hour. Here's how you can watch.
Tags: Spacex, News, Trends, International Space Station, Iss, Space Station, Crew Dragon, Crew-1


How to watch ISS astronauts take their shortest ride yet on Crew Dragon

Four space station astronauts are about to jump inside the Crew Dragon and go on a ride lasting less than an hour. Here's how you can watch.
Tags: Spacex, News, Trends, International Space Station, Iss, Space Station, Crew Dragon, Crew-1


Analyst Cam: Salesforce Vaccine Cloud

As we have moved to virtual vendor briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission from vendors), as part of my Analyst Cam series. Over the last year, I have been impressed with a variety of pandemic... [Author: vinnie]
Tags: Trends, Vinnie


New laundry strips eliminate detergent bottles and throw away plastic scoops

A new environmentally aware business aims to shake up the clothes cleaning industry by eliminating the need for bottled detergent and boxed powders with plastic scoops.Tru Earth pre-perforated strips are made of ultra-concentrated... [Author: [email protected]]
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Ports of Auckland boss Tony Gibson vows to stay on after damning health and safety report and a union call to go

The Maritime Union is calling for Ports of Auckland chief executive Tony Gibson to go following a damning report which found systemic problems with health and safety under his watch. In a three year period, two port workers lost... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Tony Gibson, Maritime Union


Finding Product Market Fit : Wisdom from Bhavin Turakhia

Finding Product Market Fit is tough and while there are tons of books written on it, there are a very practical insights from the doers. Do listen to this conversation between Ashish Sinha (Founder, FWD app) and Bhavin Turakhia (Flock, Zeta, Radix) on how Bhavin looks at the product-market fit journey. » Do subscribe to the Ashish Sinha show on your fav podcast app (link) for actionable business wisdom in less than 5 minutes. The post Finding Product Market Fit : Wisdom from Bhavin Turakhia a...
Tags: Business, Product Management, Ashish Sinha, Bhavin Turakhia, Bhavin, Bhavin Turakhia Flock Zeta Radix


Everything we know about Life is Strange: True Colors

We got our first official look at Life is Strange: True Colors at the Square Enix Presents event. Here's everything we know about the upcoming adventure game.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Square Enix, Adventure Game, Deck Nine, Life is Strange: True Colors, Episodic Games


Mastering Leadership: How To Cook Up A Winning Team

Whether you’re new to being a leader or are a seasoned pro, you need to have some special ways to inspire your team to collaborate, create together, and thrive—even in uncertain times. There’s a method to leading and in many ways, it’s a lot like being a chef in a fast-paced Michelin star kitchen. As a skillful leader, you need to know how to use the best tools, motivate your staff, inspire greatness—all with a sense of being able to repeat your command performance. It’s often said that people w...
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Analyst Cam: Zimit CPQ for Services

As we have moved to virtual vendor briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission from vendors), as part of my Analyst Cam series. James Cramer, CEO of Zimit, a Workday Ventures portfolio company presented to me... [Author: vinnie]
Tags: Trends, Vinnie, Outsourcing Negotiations/Best Practices, James Cramer, Workday Ventures, Analyst Cam, Zimit


Global NGOs call on the Biden administration to concoct a plan for sharing vaccine surplus with nations in need

Staff member handles AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines in storage at Region Hovedstaden's Vaccine Center, Copenhagen, Denmark February 11, 2021. Ritzau Scanpix/Liselotte Sabroe via REUTERS A group of NGOs is asking the Biden administration to distribute surplus COVID-19 vaccine doses globally. The letter called on President Joe Biden to engage in "vaccine diplomacy." On Monday, Biden said that 90% of Americans will be eligible for vaccination by April 19. See more stories on Insider's ...
Tags: Politics, Science, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, World Health Organization, Vaccine, Biden, Johnson Johnson, Novavax, Biden Administration, AstraZeneca COVID, Covax, Azmi Haroun, Ritzau Scanpix Liselotte Sabroe


RMDs are back in 2021, but not on April 1

You've kept a close eye on your nest egg. If some of it is in tax-deferred accounts, required minimum distributions are back in 2021. If you're an older retirement account owner and freaking out because the April deadline for your first required minimum distribution is almost here, take a breath. The convergence of coronavirus pandemic tax considerations and a major retirement law's changes mean that there's no April 1 required withdrawal in 2021. No fooling. But you'll still have to make...
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Former president attempts to jab Fauci and Birx as US vaccinations climb to over 95 million

Dr. Deborah Birx, White House coronavirus response coordinator, and National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci listen as President Donald J. Trump speaks with the coronavirus task force during a briefing in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on Friday, March 20, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Trump attacked Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr. De...
Tags: Politics, California, Washington Post, Washington, White House, China, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Biden, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Trump, Donald J Trump, Fauci


Kava delivery blocked: Uber Eats reviews guidelines after complaints

Delivery giant UberEats has blocked an Auckland kava bar from using its platform, despite deciding to allow Kiwis to order alcohol on the popular app . Auckland kava bar Four Shells , which opened in 2019, has made two attempts... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Ubereats


How to enable Facebook dark mode on any device

Dark mode reduces the amount of white light on your screen, which can be easier on the eyes. Superb Images/Getty Images You can enable Facebook dark mode on your iPhone, Android, or computer. Facebook dark mode allows you to switch the app's background to black instead of white. Dark mode can save battery life and may even be easier on your eyes, especially at night. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Dark mode is an optional setting that changes the backgr...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mac, Trends, Facebook Messenger, Tech Insider, Dark Mode, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, Melanie Weir, Eliza Goodwin, Grace Eliza Goodwin, Grace Eliza Goodwin Insider Enable Facebook


Half-hour outage affects Apple App Store, iMessage, iCloud Drive, and more

Apple's App Store and some of its iCloud services experienced a half-hour outage. By midafternoon, it had been resolved.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Imessage, Trends, App Store, Icloud


Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 price slashed by $100 at Walmart

If you’re an Android fan, the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 is an absolute must; you will love all the features.
Tags: Deals, Mobile, Wearables, Trends, Walmart, Samsung Galaxy Watch, Smartwatch Deals, Samsung Galaxy Watch Deals, Samsung Galaxy Watch 3, Walmart 2021


Coronavirus alarm rising nationally, as LA County continues to report encouraging statistics

Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Monday, March 29, echoed warnings from the federal government, urging adherence to physical distancing and masking against the threat of a new surge of coronavirus. “Every time the virus is passed from one person to another, community transmission increases along with the possibility of proliferation of variants,” said Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer in a statement updating the latest human toll of the virus in the county. Even as federal offic...
Tags: Health, Europe, Business, News, California, Cdc, Government, Sport, Joe Biden, Public Health, Soccer, Long Beach, Community, Michigan, Associated Press, Pfizer


Kiwi entertainer Mika X sentenced to home detention for attempts to derail rich-lister's trial

A New Zealand entertainer who helped a prominent businessman attempt to derail an indecent assault court case has avoided prison.They can also now be named after a suppression order was lifted by Justice Geoffrey Venning today.Mika... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Kiwi, Mika, Geoffrey Venning, Mika X


Apple security alert: upgrade your iPhone, iPad or Watch software now

Apple is advising iPhone, iPad and Watch customers to upgrade the software that runs their devices as soon as possible. Read More Apple's new privacy push angers Facebook - but called 'a defining moment' by NZ Privacy Commissioner... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Business, NZ Privacy Commissioner


Czech billionaire among five killed in rolling Alaska helicopter crash

A helicopter carrying guides and guests on a heli-skiing excursion in Alaska slammed into a mountain and then rolled downhill hundreds of feet, killing the pilot and four of the five passengers, officials said today. Among the dead... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Alaska


Videos of Tesla FSD Beta

Tesla Autopilot FSD Beta drives from San Francisco to Sausalito with 0 disengagements. FSD Beta 8.2 does well in suburban and rural areas but it still needs improvement for major urban areas. Tesla... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: San Francisco, Tesla, Innovation, Sausalito, FSD Beta, Tesla Autopilot FSD Beta


LIVEKINDLY screams its way to the top of new plant brands with the close of a $335 million round

LIVEKINDLY Collective, the shouty parent company behind a family of plant-based food brands, has snagged cash from the global impact investing arm of $103 billion investment firm TPG to close its latest round of funding at $335 million. The company’s fundraising shows that investors still have high hopes for plant-based food brands and that despite the money that’s flowed to companies like Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods — and the resurgence of older brands in the category like Quorn or Kellogg...
Tags: Food, Startups, TC, China, Tech, Unilever, United States, Food And Drink, Impossible Foods, Beyond Meat, Nestle, Ellis, Rabobank, TPG, Blue Horizon, Steve Ellis



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