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Biotech could really use the clean slate of a New Year. The Nasdaq Biotech Index collapsed 28 percent in the opening weeks of 2016 and never fully recovered, ending the year down about 22 percent. more
Was the 401(k) a tragic mistake? When you use one of those online calculators to estimate your expected income in retirement, it can sure seem so. more
The data scientists writing the algorithms that drive giants like Alphabet Inc. (Google) and Facebook Inc. are today's technology wizards, and companies and governments increasingly use their creations -- often in secret and with little oversight -- to do everything from hiring and firing employees to identifying likely suspects for police monitoring. more
Shortly before Christmas, the U.S. Census Bureau put some coal in the nation’s holiday stocking. more
What do retailers want for Christmas? Apparently, new chief financial officers. more
One of the enduring mysteries of the fake-news epidemic is why it’s happening now, when it’s easier than ever for readers to fact-check stories with a few quick keystrokes. more
The defining story of the past year in biopharma has been drug pricing, as much as the industry might wish otherwise. more
How much is a child’s future success determined by innate intelligence? Economist James Heckman says it’s not what people think. more
Fifty years ago, the U.S. had the moon to itself. Starting in 1969, when the first of six Apollo missions touched down, it seemed likely that American astronauts would make a long-term home on the lunar surface. more
The U.S. population keeps shifting to the West and South: as of July 1, 61.6 percent of Americans lived in those two regions, the Census Bureau reported this week. more
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