The First-Ever Vaccine For Celiac Disease Has Begun Phase 2 Trials

A vaccine that could enable people with celiac disease to safely consume gluten has begun phase 2 testing in the US, Australia, and New Zealand after more than a decade of development. Results from several phase 1 trials previously showed that the immune system-modifying treatment, called Nexvax2, is safe and…

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Jack Ma says he isnt about to retire from Alibaba but is planning a gradual succession

Reports of Jack Ma’s impending retirement are greatly exaggerated, it seems. Ma, the co-founder and executive chairman of Alibaba, has pushed back on claims that he is on the cusp of leaving the $420 billion Chinese e-commerce firm. The New York Times first reported that the entrepreneur plans to announce that he will…

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Apple is rebuilding Maps from the ground up

I’m not sure if you’re aware, but the launch of Apple Maps went poorly. After a rough first impression, an apology from the CEO, several years of patching holes with data partnerships and some glimmers of light with long-awaited transit directions and improvements in business, parking and place data, Apple Maps…

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A Mini Fusion Reactor Just Reached Temperatures Hotter Than The Sun

A private company in the UK says it has successfully tested its prototype nuclear fusion reactor at temperatures that are hotter than the Sun – and hopes to start supplying energy in 2030. Called Tokamak Energy, the company is based in Oxfordshire, UK. Their nuclear fusion device is known as…

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Doctors saw immigrant kids separated from their parents. Now they’re trying to stop it.

(CNN)The toddler pounded her fists on the play mat, sobbing, with no parent to comfort her. The heartbreaking scene was unlike anything she’d witnessed in her decades as a pediatrician. “I’ve never been in this situation where I’ve felt so needlessly helpless,” she told CNN. “This is something that was…

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Boy Scouts to change name, drop ‘Boy’ and accept girls in 2019, organization says

Video Charlie Kirk reacts as girls begin joining the Boy Scouts Thousands of girls have joined the Boy Scouts, but at what cost? Charlie Kirk, Turning Point USA founder and an Eagle Scout, speaks out on ‘The Ingraham Angle.’ After 108 years, the Boy Scouts program is set to drop…

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First launch of SpaceXs revamped Falcon 9 carries Bangladeshs space ambitions

Today brings historic firsts for both SpaceX and Bangladesh: the former is sending up the final, highly updated revision of its Falcon 9 rocket for the first time, and the latter is launching its first satellite. It’s a preview of the democratized space economy to come this century. Update: Success!…

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Cambridge Analytica is shutting down

“We are continuing with our investigation in cooperation with the relevant authorities.” What are the accusations against Cambridge Analytica? The company has been accused of using the personal data of millions of Facebook users to sway the outcome of the US 2016 presidential election and the UK Brexit referendum. Cambridge…

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Surfing lake at quarry gets green light

“We believe that this facility will deliver many benefits for the local community and for Scotland by offering world-class adventure leisure amenities alongside a wonderful country park, for walkers, runners and cyclists to enjoy. “Alongside this, we expect to create up to 130 jobs and generate up to £11m for…

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