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Importance of movement in bone development shown

Irish scientists have discovered why movement of embryos inside the womb is so important for the development of strong joints and bones. The researchers at Trinity College Dublin, working with colleagues in India, have for the first time unlocked the molecular mechanism that leads to cartilage rather than bone being …

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Slovak interior minister quits after journalist murder

Slovak Interior Minister Robert Kalinak has resigned, bowing to the demands of a junior coalition partner, as Prime Minister Robert Fico fights to save his government after mass protests following a journalist’s murder. Mr Fico is seeking to keep his coalition government together after the murder of investigative reporter Jan …

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Why Shares of Universal Display Tanked 18% Last Month

What happened Universal Display Corporation (NASDAQ: OLED) saw its shares fall by 18.6% in February, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence , after the company released disappointing revenue guidance for full-year 2018 that failed to match up with Wall Street’s estimates. So what Universal Display had a …

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Hubert de Givenchy, French fashion icon, dies aged 91

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch: Some of Givenchy’s most iconic designs through the decades French fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy, who created famous looks for Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly and Jackie Kennedy, has died at the age of 91. His partner Philippe Venet, a former couture …

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Rowan Divests Cold-Stacked Rig Rowan Gorilla 1V to ADES

Per sources, Rowan Companies plc RDC sold its jack-up drilling rig – Rowan Gorilla IV – to Middle East conglomerate Advanced Energy Systems (“ADES”). The funds raised from the sale on Mar 6, 2018, have not been revealed. With 638 feet-long legs, Rowan Gorilla IV, is a LeTourneau Technologies Gorilla …

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XPrize announces a $10M contest for remotely-controlled robotic avatars

XPrize announced today that it’s teaming up with Japanese airline All Nippon Airways on a new $10 million competition. XPrize founder and chairman Peter Diamandis said the ANA team was interested in an XPrize around “reinventing travel,” which eventually turned into a prize for developing technology that would actually eliminate …

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Genomic Health Hits its Inflection Point

Genomic Health (NASDAQ: GHDX) managed to post its 10th consecutive quarter of improving earnings , but more importantly, the cancer-test maker appears to be at an inflection point where revenue growth will accelerate, helping the bottom line increase substantially. Genomic Health results: The raw numbers Metric Q4 2017 Q4 2016 …

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