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Scientists Grow Date Trees From 2,000-Year-Old Seeds : The Salt : NPR

Methuselah, the first date palm tree grown from ancient seeds, in a photo taken in 2008. The world's most remarkable date palm trees might not exist if Sarah Sallon hadn't gotten sick while working as

Streaming Subscriptions and Movie Ticket Sales Rise Together, NATO Study Says

A new study commissioned by the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO), found that subscribers to multiple streaming services were also more likely to buy more movie tickets, a trend that the t

Patient recruiter linked to $1M kickback conspiracy sentenced to prison

A patient recruiter was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison for receiving more than $1 million in illegal kickback payments.Dominic Trumbo, 45, who owned a consulting agency in Virginia, recru

Erykah Badu Plans To Sell Incense That Smells Like Her Vagina

Attempting to market a line of incense scented like one’s private parts may or may not be a bad idea, but it’s definitely a Badu idea. R

Layoffs at genetic testing companies reflect the changing market

At-home DNA testing companies 23andMe and Ancestry each laid off about 100 employees over the past month, cutting around 14 and 6 percent of their workforces, respectively. Interest in DNA testing sky

Chinese Doctor Who Issued Early Warning on Virus Dies

WUHAN, China—A Chinese doctor who became a folk hero after he was arrested for warning about the dangers of the deadly new virus now spreading around the world died on Friday after becoming infected

Latin America takes the global lead in VC directed to female co-founders – TechCrunch

Claire Diaz-Ortiz is an angel investor and bestselling author of nine books that have been published in more than a dozen countries. When Flavia Deutsch and Paula Crespi were raising a groundbreaking

Advocating reform, activist investor Elliott Management takes a $2.5B stake in SoftBank – TechCrunch

The activist investment firm Elliott Management has steadily amassed a $2.5 billion stake in the headline-grabbing, Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank even as a series of missteps battered the

Trump administration plan to downsize Utah monuments moves forward despite lawsuits

Two national monuments in Utah that President Trump downsized are heading toward final implementation plans, according to a report.The lands have generated little interest from energy companies in the

Bitcoin Price Targets $10K as BitMex Open Interest Soars to $1.5B

The bullish sentiment continues to build in the crypto market as numerous altcoins post double-digit gains on a daily basis. Bitcoin’s spot price (BTC) on crypto exchanges also continues to push hig

Before Kobe Bryant Crash, Helicopter Company Had Clashed Over Safety

Island Express’s general counsel, Teri Elizabeth Neville, declined to comment in detail until after investigators release their findings on the crash. She declined to say when that was, but state re

Just’s scrambled egg substitute made out of beans is a good idea

Splashy deals involving plant-based food companies tend to make the biggest headlines when they’re with big-name companies — Burger King, McDonald’s, KFC. But we should also pay attention to mor