When drugmaker Eli Lilly announced Wednesday it will slash the list price for some of its insulin products the news raised questions about what will happen to other efforts to provide low-cost insulin.
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Radio Interference from Satellites is Threatening Astronomy – A Proposed Zone for Testing New Technologies Could Head Off the Problem
Radio transmissions can swamp out the radio waves astronomers use to learn about black holes, newly forming stars and the evolution of galaxies.
U.S. Adds Over 300,000 Jobs in February
On Friday, March 10, the Bureau of Labor Statistics published a report which included preliminary national unemployment numbers for February.
Chiefs Win Super Bowl LVII
Kansas City emerged victorious in this year’s Super Bowl after a thrilling 38-35 instant classic against the Philadelphia Eagles.
National Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 1969
On Friday, February 3, the Bureau of Labor Statistics published a report which included preliminary national unemployment numbers for January.
Public School Enrollment Dropped by 1.2M During the Pandemic – An Expert Discusses Where the Students Went and Why it Matters
Nationwide testing results released in the fall of 2022 revealed that the reading and math performance on standardized tests of students who were in fourth and eighth grades in the U.S. in the 2021-2022 school year declined by historic amounts.
The Ocean Twilight Zone Could Store Vast Amounts of Carbon Captured from the Atmosphere – But First We Need an Internet of Deep Ocean Sensors to Track the Effects
There may be ways to enhance these processes so the ocean pulls more carbon out of the atmosphere to help slow climate change. Yet little is known about the consequences.
Ultra-Processed Foods – Like Cookies, Chips, Frozen Meals and Fast Food – May Contribute to Cognitive Decline
But ongoing research increasingly indicates that a poor diet is a risk factor for memory impairments during normal aging and increases the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.
Monterey Park: A Pioneering Asian American Suburb Shaken by the Tragedy of a Mass Shooting
It embodies the modern Asian American experience; that is, a place where Asians in America can access and practice a diverse array of traditions and cultural pursuits in an environment where they are the norm, as opposed to marginal.
Inflation Hasn’t Increased US Food Insecurity Overall, According to Our New Tracker
Why are reports of long lines at food banks and increased demand for free food apparently at odds with the relative stability in the national food insecurity rate?