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Science & Nature
The scientist helping to develop the axolotl as a model

The axolotl, or Mexican salamander (Ambystoma mexicanum), is nature’s champion of regeneration. Prayag Murawala, Ph.D., of the MDI Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, is leading the effort to establish the axolotl as a laboratory model for the study of human regeneration. Credit: MDI Biological Laboratory With its amazing capacity to regenerate tissues and organs,…

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General
Rachel Kushner Reads Edna O’Brien

ContentThis content can also be viewed on the site it originates from.Listen and subscribe: Apple | Spotify | Google | Wherever You ListenSign up to receive our weekly newsletter of the best New Yorker podcasts.Photograph by Clifford Prince King / NYTRachel Kushner joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Come Into the Drawing Room, Doris,”…

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Entertainment
Headlines From China: China Implements Strict Licensing Rules for Online Shows

China Implements Strict Licensing Rules for Online ShowsChina’s broadcasting regulator will implement strict licensing rules for online shows from Wednesday, deepening efforts by the government to monitor, review and clean up content in the world’s biggest internet market. The National Radio and Television Administration (NRTA) will require all online films and shows to obtain a broadcasting…

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Technology
Lendlease Beats CapitaLand for $2.2B Redevelopment of Singtel HQ in Singapore

Singtel’s headquarters will be knocked down soon to make way for a new twin-tower office block Lendlease bested rival CapitaLand for a S$3 billion ($2.2 billion) redevelopment project in Singapore as the Lion City’s largest telecom provider announced Wednesday that it would team up with the Australian builder to rebuild its Orchard area headquarters. The…

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Sports
Rodgers vs. Brady highlights the top 10 QB matchups of 2022

By Eric D. WilliamsFOX Sports NFL WriterTwo of the best quarterbacks in NFL history — Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers — match up against two young superstars — Josh Allen and Patrick Mahomes — poised to take over for the greybeards when (and if) they retire.Only this contest is on the golf course, as the…

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Science & Nature
The Worldview national ranking of health biotech sectors

A survey of national R&D-driven health biotech sectors ranks Switzerland, Sweden and the United States as leading centers for R&D-driven biotech. John Hodgson and Deanna Schreiber-Gregory report. The relative competitiveness of national biotech sectors across the globe remains a matter of conjecture. Although some governments report data on their own sectors, they often use inconsistent…

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Health & Medical
Global Monkeypox Cases Rise to More Than 550

June 1, 2022 — More than 550 cases of monkeypox have been reported worldwide, according to an update from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. The U.S. CDC now reports 18 cases across nine states, double the previous count from last week.Monkeypox cases have been identified in over 30 countries, according to CNN…

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Legal victory for Johnny Depp after he and Amber Heard found liable for defamation

(CNN)A jury has found both Amber Heard and Johnny Depp liable for defamation in their lawsuits against each other. The jury awarded significantly more damages to Depp, a legal win for the actor.Depp sued Heard, his ex-wife, for defamation over a 2018 op-ed she wrote for The Washington Post in which she described herself as…

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Business
HSA for Small Business – What You Need to Know

Small business owners and their employees can stretch their dollars further by establishing a health savings account. With a health savings account, participants are empowered to save earnings and more wisely spend money on healthcare expenses. While it might be easy to assume this tax-advantaged account is a benefit available only to large companies, the…