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What is CAR-T Cell Therapy & How Does it Fight Cancer?

Everything you need to know about CAR-T, a revolutionary cell therapy for cancer. You might have heard of CAR-T cell therapy as a “miracle cure” for cancer. The approval of Novartis’ Kymriah, the first CAR-T therapy, made headlines in August as it was the first gene-edited cell therapy for cancer to make it to the market. The […]

What Global Finance Chiefs Are Saying About the Economy

Don’t celebrate too soon. That was the key message as policy makers and investors left Washington on Sunday after attending the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank.  For once the mood was upbeat. The IMF bumped up its forecast for global economic growth this year and next. Stocks are surging, credit spreads are […]

5 big ideas to reboot democracy in the EU

There is a widespread, intensifying belief that without the greater involvement of its citizens, the European Union is condemned to fail. While this realization is far from new, recent events in Catalonia along with Brexit have lent it fresh force. At the same time, as our everyday realities become less and less “national” in scope […]

How Leading Utilities Cut Costs While Investing In The Future

Cost reduction is at the top of the agenda for North American utilities. Rising energy efficiency has flattened demand for electricity, even while operating costs, living expenses and pension liabilities continue to increase. The industry will need to slice $15 billion from its operating expenses over the next five years to meet their commitments to […]

Ed Tech: Gecko Labs secures £1m in investment

The investment aims to increase staff numbers, fund an innovative ‘live chat’ system connecting universities and potential students, and crucially, make steps into the North American markets. The Chat function has recently been launched, with a number of the 80 worldwide institutions Gecko work with already signed up. Gecko Chat will enable university staff to centralise […]

Technology Brands Ranked Most Authentic By New Study

Consumers have ranked five tech companies as the most authentic brands in the world, reflecting the segment’s ever-growing strength and influence, according to the latest annual rankings by Cohn & Wolfe. The agency’s 2017 Global Authentic 100 found consumers believe Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, Google and PayPal respectively are the world’s most authentic brands, a designation largely […]

Women in the Workplace 2017

More companies are committing to gender equality. But progress will remain slow unless we confront blind spots on diversity—particularly regarding women of color, and employee perceptions of the status quo. Women remain underrepresented at every level in corporate America, despite earning more college degrees than men for 30 years and counting. There is a pressing […]

Why Space Data Is The New Big Data

Space Data is about to get big. Thanks to the growing sophistication and falling cost of satellites, more businesses than ever are looking to the “final frontier” for insights which can be put to use here on Earth. That’s the conclusion of a report that has just been published by Sparks & Honey. The trend forecasters surveyed […]

7 Tech Funds to Play the Most Powerful Trends of 2018

Technology stocks have been on a tear in 2017. And in 2018, the tech sector is sure to keep soaring. The “FAANG” stocks — that is, Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB), Inc(NASDAQ:AMZN), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) and Google-parent Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) — have surged in the past 10 months. The weakest performer is up 28% to more than double the S&P 500’s return in […]
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