Amazon-led health venture should focus on life expectancy and disease prevention, experts say

<!– –> MENUSEARCH QUOTES Tech The health-care partnership between Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and J.P. Morgan, announced early this year, is one of the biggest stories in the industry. So it’s only natural that 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki and Stanford University’s Steven Quake, who have spent decades working in and around health care, were asked about […]

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Kellyanne Conway called Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test ‘junk science.’ Is it?

Lindsey Bever October 15 at 4:42 PM After news that Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) released DNA results showing that she had a distant Native American ancestor — something President Trump had dared her to do — White House counselor Kellyanne Conway dismissed the DNA test, calling it “junk science.” “I haven’t looked at the test,” […]

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Why scientists had trouble predicting Hurricane Michael’s rapid intensification

Hurricane Michael, whose rapid intensification proved difficult to forecast, made landfall on 10 October near Mexico Beach, Florida. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post/Getty Images By Frankie SchembriOct. 15, 2018 , 4:05 PM Hurricane Michael roared into Mexico Beach, Florida, on 10 October as the strongest storm ever to strike the Florida Panhandle in terms of wind speed, and […]

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Why Sail Design Technology Will Impact Our Lives

Hanuman yacht on a racing courseNorth Sails Making sailboats blast across ocean waves with speed and efficiency embodies more than just a fixation with adventurous zeal. The process is advancing computer software and robotics, revolutionizing hull and sail technologies and integrating—with choreographed precision—all players in the design and construction process. On a recent trip to […]

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