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Lab-grown kidneys work in animals - BBC News
Scientists say they are a step closer to growing fully functioning replacement kidneys, after promising results in animals. // shared economic interest (public good) = investing in research when it seems possible/likely/plausible is not good enough for moonshot projects (time when only investment by for-profit ventures come into play), thus need private-public partnerships like uni(s) + gov grants + joint venture = shared risk. // investing in science has ROI. even if it does not and will not produce a gadget after the first peer reviews paper.
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september 2015 by asterisk2a
Group of 20 Financial Leaders Agree to Act to Bolster Growth - The New York Times
Ms. Lagarde was even more explicit, making it clear that governments had for too long relied on the supply of cheap cash from central banks that have been running ultra-loose monetary policy. “Monetary policy alone will not cut it,” she said. “It is necessary, it is recommended from our perspective, particularly in Europe and in Japan still, but it will not cut it on its own. “Clearly in the fiscal sphere as well as in the structural reforms sphere, more needs to be done, and it needs to accompany and eventually take the baton from the central bank governors.”
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september 2015 by asterisk2a
Japan Exports Its Way to Irrelevance - Bloomberg View
[ Politicians as always will react with reactionary unimaginative policy, competing for the same pie. instead of enabling, supporting new pies to be created. ] But Abe needs to recognize, as China already has, that this is only the latest sign of a broader reality: Asia's old export model of economic growth no longer works. [...] All the stimulus BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda can muster won't change the worsening trajectory of the region's most-populous nation. That's why Abe needs to take a page from Beijing and focus more on creating new industries at home. [ the base of home grown new market/category/vertical also includes sound middle class to buy those products. demand at home. social safety net (security). and less inequality. progressive taxation. fight tax evasion/avoidance, monopoles, monopsonies, bribery, corruption. and politicians making policy for lobby. ]
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august 2015 by asterisk2a
Why Bio is the New Digital - Joi Ito keynote - YouTube
biotech advances are faster than Moore's Law. / future is to make a brain/cell like computer & storage, turns out bio is much better than silicon!
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july 2015 by asterisk2a
The Man Who Used to Have HIV - YouTube
There are so many advances going on right now in biotechnology that really have a wow factor," says Arrison. "Gene therapy to cure cancer and tissue engineering, growing brand new tracheas in the lab, also to cure cancer or to cure damag...

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100 Plus: Preparing for the Coming Age of Longevity [Hardcover]
Sonia Arrison (Author)
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november 2011 by asterisk2a
Study Finds Benefits in Modified Crops but Warns of Overuse - NYTimes.com
“This is a very different future,” said Dr. Benbrook, an agricultural economist who is chief scientist at the Organic Center, which promotes organic food and farming. “The cost is going to be way higher. The environmental impacts are going to go up fairly dramatically.”

The Justice Department is investigating whether Monsanto, which has patents on the Roundup Ready system, is violating antitrust laws, unduly increasing prices or hindering innovation.
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april 2010 by asterisk2a

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