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CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sherlock Biosciences today announced that it has been selected as a 2020 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum. Launched last year, Sherlock Biosciences is using Engineering Biology tools, including CRISPR and Synthetic Biology, to create a new generation of molecular diagnostics that can rapidly deliver accurate and affordable results for a vast …

Budget experts said they were not aware of any previous White House opting against providing forecasts in this “mid-session review” document in any other year since at least the 1970s. Two White House officials confirmed the decision had been made not to include the economic projections as part of the mid-session release. The officials, who …

SAN ANTONIO – Dr. Kenneth Kemp, a local pulmonary critical care physician and pastor, discussed his experience after serving on the city and county’s health and economic transition teams. The teams offer guidance on the next steps for leaders to take during the public health crisis. Watch the story in the video player above. For …

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday (May 17) provided a tranche-wise break up of the Rs 20 lakh crore economic package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to boost the economy in view of the coronavirus crisis. Here is the summary of all the announcements so far, totaling over Rs 20 lakh …

Quiet neighborhoods, outdoor spaces and newer kitchens shine during coronavirus Consumers value quiet neighborhoods, outdoor spaces and proximity to grocery stores during pandemic Reflecting constraints of quarantines, consumers struggle with confinement, separation from family and friends, and elevated stress More space, updated kitchens and home gyms top list of desired changes for current homes Having …

As the federal government dispenses trillions of dollars to save the economy, small businesses and out-of-work individuals are jostling to grab small slices of aid before the funds run out. But another group is in no danger of missing out: wealthy individuals and big companies that are poised for tax windfalls. Some of the breaks …

LONDON (Reuters) – The death toll from COVID-19 in British hospitals rose to 11,329 on Monday as the government – without its recuperating leader Boris Johnson – faced questions over its handling of the outbreak and the impact on the economy. Finance minister Rishi Sunak has told colleagues Gross Domestic Product could shrink by up …

Christopher Carpenter (Vanderbilt University) Transgender adults experience considerably greater economic hardship and worse health than cisgender adults, according to the first study to document the socioeconomic struggles of this population in the United States. The study was coauthored by Kitt Carpenter, E. Bronson Ingram Professor of Economics and director of the Program in Public Policy …

It’s troubling to hear that San Jose restaurants, including Capers Loft in downtown and Jack Holder’s in Willow Glen, have been recently burglarized during the coronavirus pandemic. Restaurants and bars all over the city and the state have been absolutely pummeled economically by the shelter-in-place orders. Some have closed, we hope temporarily, while others have …

As the country looks for a whisper of good news on the health or economic fronts, Wednesday’s waterfall plunge in stock markets says Wall Street is bracing for economic damage after just finishing one of its worst quarters ever. Investors read President Trump’s admonition on Tuesday that the country should be prepared for a “a …