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Quest Diagnostics doubles genetics sequencing to find Covid variants A Quest Diagnostics requisition form is displayed for a photograph at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton, Illinois, U.S.. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Quest Diagnostics said it has doubled the amount of genetic sequencing it’s doing in an effort to track new mutations and …

FILE PHOTO: U.S. State Department spokesman Ned Price answers a question during a news briefing at the department in Washington, U.S., February 9, 2021. Olivier Douliery/Pool via REUTERS WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States has profound concerns over China’s “predatory” behavior when it comes to technology, the State Department spokesman said on Thursday, adding that …

By Devik Jain, Shreyashi Sanyal (For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click LIVE/ or type LIVE/ in a news window.) * Tesla invests $1.5 bln in bitcoin; crypto stocks jump * Disney, Cisco climb ahead of results this week * Futures up: Dow 0.45%, S&P 0.37%, Nasdaq 0.41% (Adds …

Officials push for equity after vaccines offered to hospital donors, board members  KOMO News Pain relief medications like Tylenol and Advil are ‘perfectly fine’ – but only after COVID-19 vaccine, experts say  USA TODAY A Georgia medical center gave teachers vaccines. So the state took away its supply for six months.  The Washington Post Boston infectious disease specialists: …

PHILADELPHIA – Cyclical companies, like Carpenter Technology, can go through some rough times when the U.S. economy is bad, like now. The company, which has several manufacturing facilities in Berks County, reported negative results Thursday for the second quarter of fiscal 2021 in most financial measurements, and the stock dropped close to 4% in mid-morning …

Speculation of an Apple car came in 2015 when the A123 Systems electric car battery company sued Apple Inc. for poaching some of its employees. Ever since then, there’s been talk about whether the company would build a computer car, and the buzz is now getting to a point which there’s discussion of where and …

FILE PHOTO: A general view shows the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland, June 25, 2020. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse GENEVA (Reuters) – The International Health Regulations remain a cornerstone of public health security and need improving in some areas, but not major changes, the chair of a World Health Organization (WHO) panel …

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Activist investor Daniel Loeb wants Intel Corp to consider splitting its huge chip manufacturing operations from its chip design and development business, but analysts say doing so could weaken both businesses unless the firm can form a joint venture. FILE PHOTO: The logo for the Intel Corporation is seen on a …

On December 14, 2020, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (TECRO) signed a new Science and Technology Agreement (STA) that will strengthen cooperation between the two societies to advance joint understanding on a broad range of science and technology topics. Present at the …

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Increased use of surveillance technologies by landlords across the United States could worsen a looming eviction crisis amid the coronavirus pandemic, researchers and renters warned on Monday. Speaking on a webinar, tenants and tech experts detailed the use of cameras, facial-recognition scanners and license plate readers, which they said were …