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Britain tells its food industry to prepare for CO2 price shock

blog post image "Britain warned its food producers on Wednesday to prepare for a 400% rise in carbon dioxide prices after extending emergency state support to avert a shortage of poultry and meat triggered by soaring costs of wholesale natural gas." State support has been given to a key producer for a period of 3 weeks.

Matrix Multiplication Inches Closer to Mythic Goal

blog post image A recent paper set the fastest record for multiplying two matrices. But it also marks the end of the line for a method researchers have relied on for decades to make improvements.

Human origins: 'Little Foot' fossil's big journey out of Africa

blog post image "How the priceless skull of an ancient ancestor was brought to the UK from South Africa for study."

Twitter a goldmine for tracking consumer mood on prices, Bank of Italy finds.

blog post image The Bank of Italy said on Monday a set of experimental indicators it created from the content of millions of tweets accurately tracked consumer mood on price, offering scope for a powerful new monetary policy tool.

Would you pay $1 million to enroll in a phase 1 clinical trial of an

blog post image Would you pay $1 million to enroll in a phase 1 clinical trial of an “anti-aging” gene therapy? "Libella Gene Therapeutics, LLC made the news last week for announcing a “pay-to-play” trial of its telomerase-based anti-aging gene therapy. What was shocking about the announcement was not that it...

Development of new antibiotics encouraged with new pharmaceutical payment system: The NHS will test the world's first ‘subscription’

blog post image Development of new antibiotics encouraged with new pharmaceutical payment system: The NHS will test the world's first ‘subscription’ style payment model to incentivise pharmaceutical companies to develop new drugs for resistant infections. "The new trial will be led by the National Institute for...

Longitudinal evaluation of a pilot e-portfolio-based supervision programme for final year medical students: views of students,

blog post image Longitudinal evaluation of a pilot e-portfolio-based supervision programme for final year medical students: views of students, supervisors and new graduates: Little is known about how best to implement portfolio-based learning in medical school. We evaluated the introduction of a formative e-portfolio-based...

Math journal editors resign to start rival open-access journal: To protest the high prices charged by their publisher, Springer,

blog post image Math journal editors resign to start rival open-access journal: To protest the high prices charged by their publisher, Springer, the editors of the Journal of Algebraic Combinatorics will start a rival journal that will be free for all to read.

Tesla Teams With Tiny Hawaiian Utility to Store Solar: Kauai Island Electric Cooperative is taking advantage of solar PV

blog post image Tesla Teams With Tiny Hawaiian Utility to Store Solar: Kauai Island Electric Cooperative is taking advantage of solar PV price drops and emerging battery technology to reinvent itself

Germany to push for carbon price at G20 - BBC News: Germany will use its G20 Presidency to nudge world leaders towards a

blog post image Germany to push for carbon price at G20 - BBC News: Germany will use its G20 Presidency to nudge world leaders towards a global price on carbon, say officials.

Ten million lives saved by 1962 breakthrough, study says: Nearly 200 million cases of polio, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella,

blog post image Ten million lives saved by 1962 breakthrough, study says: Nearly 200 million cases of polio, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, adenovirus, rabies and hepatitis A -- and approximately 450,000 deaths from these diseases -- were prevented in the US alone between 1963 and 2015 by vaccination, researchers...

High performance communication by people with paralysis using an intracortical brain-computer interface: People with various

blog post image High performance communication by people with paralysis using an intracortical brain-computer interface: People with various forms paralysis not only have difficulties getting around, but also are less able to use many communication technologies including computers. In particular, strokes, neurological...

Insulin Pricing Target of Class Action Lawsuit: By Joe Elia Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH, and Lorenzo Di Francesco,

blog post image Insulin Pricing Target of Class Action Lawsuit: By Joe Elia Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH, and Lorenzo Di Francesco, MD, FACP, FHM Three companies that supply insulin in the U.S. are accused of conspiring to set increasingly higher prices for … NEJM Journal Watch.

Fixing Obamacare Takes Back Seat, Poll Finds: The public ranks lowering prescription drug prices and ensuring that insurance

blog post image Fixing Obamacare Takes Back Seat, Poll Finds: The public ranks lowering prescription drug prices and ensuring that insurance plans have adequate health care networks as higher priorities than tinkering with Obamacare, according to a Kaiser Health Tracking Poll released just before the November elections....

EU wants to make e-books, e-newspapers cheaper: The European Union wants to apply the same sales tax rules for digital books

blog post image EU wants to make e-books, e-newspapers cheaper: The European Union wants to apply the same sales tax rules for digital books and newspapers as their print versions, in a move that would bring down the price of electronic publications.

New computational model provides a tool for improving the production of valuable drugs: The model allows scientists to make

blog post image New computational model provides a tool for improving the production of valuable drugs: The model allows scientists to make comprehensive simulations without doing tedious experiments in the laboratory. Hence, the model will tell the scientist, which metabolic pathways are involved in the production...

Opec may have done the world a good turn for once: It is not often that the interests of an industry cartel and the global

blog post image Opec may have done the world a good turn for once: It is not often that the interests of an industry cartel and the global environment are aligned, but the Opec agreement to limit oil production may prove to be just one. The agreement, for the first cut in eight years, had an immediate impact on the...

Beer brewers toast Australian gluten-free barley: Australian scientists say they have developed the world's first WHO-approved

blog post image Beer brewers toast Australian gluten-free barley: Australian scientists say they have developed the world's first WHO-approved "gluten-free" barley, a breakthrough for global beer manufacturers which have had to use alternatives to barley such as rice and sorghum to brew gluten-free beer.

Cost of Insulin Has Nearly Tripled: By Kelly Young Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH The price of insulin nearly

blog post image Cost of Insulin Has Nearly Tripled: By Kelly Young Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH The price of insulin nearly tripled over the course of a decade, according to a JAMA research letter. Researchers surveyed 28,000 … NEJM Journal Watch.