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A DNA site helped a man find his birth mother after he was left in a phone booth 64 years ago

A DNA site helped a man find his birth mother after he was left in a phone booth 64 years ago

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Getty/Matt Cardy Arizona resident Steve Dennis was left in a phone booth 64 years ago. After doing an online ancestry DNA test, Dennis found his birth mother , according to the...
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Scandic Hotels Joins ITP To Help Hotel Industry Achieve Sustainable Development Goals

Scandic Hotels Joins ITP To Help Hotel Industry Achieve Sustainable Development Goals

19 hours ago   |   Travel and Tourworld

Scandic Hotels, the leading Nordic hotel company, is bringing its best practice and know-how on sustainability to collaborate with 13 other leading hotels as a member of the...
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The Birthplace of the Power Lunch Is Back: New York's Legendary Four Seasons Restaurant Reopens

3 days ago   |   Forbes

It's been around two years since the birthplace of the Power Lunch was ousted from its landmarked location. Now The Four Seasons Restaurant is back with a much-improved menu by...
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Scientists have found a way to calculate your risk for deadly conditions like diabetes, breast cancer and heart disease

Scientists have found a way to calculate your risk for deadly conditions like diabetes, breast cancer and heart disease

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

Flickr/Micah Baldwin A new genetic test which can test how likely a person is to contract serious conditions like heart disease and diabetes has been developed, according to a...
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Southwest Airlines Leaves Classic In-Flight Snack Behind

13 days ago   |   Global Traveler Usa

A classic snack was served for the last time on Southwest Airlines last week. Aug. 1 marked the first time in the airline's history it did not serve peanuts. The move was...
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Akouos, a biotech startup that's trying to tackle a $750 billion global problem, just announced it's raised a new funding round

Akouos, a biotech startup that's trying to tackle a $750 billion global problem, just announced it's raised a new funding round

13 days ago   |   Business Insider

Shutterstock Boston-based biotech startup Akouos is the first of its kind to use gene therapy to tackle genetic-based hearing disorders. The company announced $50 million in...
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Is marrying your cousin actually dangerous?

16 days ago   |   Business Insider

Do babies born between two cousins actually have a higher chance of having birth defects? Understanding basic genetic principles will help with this question. Following is a...
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DNA-testing company 23andMe signed a $300 million deal with a drug giant. Here are the other private ‘third parties' that genetics companies share your data with

18 days ago   |   Business Insider

DNA-testing company 23andMe made headlines last week when it announced that it would share consumers' anonymized genetic data with pharmaceutical giant...
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A collaboration between Google's secretive life-extension spinoff and popular genetics company Ancestry has quietly ended

19 days ago   |   Business Insider

Hollis Johnson Genetics testing company 23andMe made headlines last week when it announced it would share consumers' anonymized genetic data with pharmaceutical giant...
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A medical diagnostics startup that wants to use CRISPR technology to detect diseases just raised $23 million in venture funding

A medical diagnostics startup that wants to use CRISPR technology to detect diseases just raised $23 million in venture funding

20 days ago   |   Business Insider

Mammoth Biosciences Mammoth Biosciences announced a $23 million funding round on Tuesday, setting the company up to try and make a dent in the $45 billion global disease...
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Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

Cardi B stuns on the VMAs red carpet in a custom velvet gown

Cardi B stuns on the VMAs red carpet in a custom velvet gown

Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images Artist Cardi B was the star to watch on the MTV VMAs red carpet. She wore a velvet-fuchsia couture gown by designer Nicolas Jebran. Her earrings were... Read more ...

All the looks celebrities wore to the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards

All the looks celebrities wore to the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards

Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for MTV and Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images From the over-the-top performances to the acceptance speeches , the MTV Video Music Awards are always filled... Read more ...

6 things you can - and should - buy used whenever possible

6 things you can - and should - buy used whenever possible

Getty Images There are certain things, including bike helmets, car seats, and makeup, that you should absolutely never buy used . But you don't always need to shell out the... Read more ...

'Even if I'm telling the truth, that makes me a liar': Trump pushes back...

'Even if I'm telling the truth, that makes me a liar': Trump pushes back against an interview with Mueller, says he'll 'stay out' of the Russia investigation

Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump said he was worried that any statements under oath he provides to special counsel Robert Mueller could be used to bring perjury... Read more ...

These people make hundreds of dollars a month flipping products from a...

These people make hundreds of dollars a month flipping products from a skater brand that teens are obsessed with. Here's how they do it

EBay Teens are obsessed with Supreme , a skater brand that has seen mainstream success in recent years. Supreme has garnered a lot of attention in the last week after copies of... Read more ...

Trump targeted Mueller in his most direct attack yet, and experts say his...

Trump targeted Mueller in his most direct attack yet, and experts say his comments could impact the Manafort trial

Shayanne Gal/Business Insider; Alex Wong/Getty; Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump went after the special counsel Robert Mueller on Monday in his most direct attack... Read more ...

Elon Musk and Grimes stopped following each other on social media - here's a...

Elon Musk and Grimes stopped following each other on social media - here's a look back on their relationship

Neilson Barnard/Getty Images Elon Musk and Grimes debuted their relationship at the Met Gala in May 2018 . They met on Twitter , where they bonded over a joke about artificial... Read more ...

This $30 reusable smart notebook may have gotten rejected on 'Shark Tank'...

This $30 reusable smart notebook may have gotten rejected on 'Shark Tank' - but I swear by it in my everyday life

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your... Read more ...

Using nothing but lines, this artist creates dizzying 3D drawings that will...

Using nothing but lines, this artist creates dizzying 3D drawings that will make you do a double take

Courtesy of Carl Krull Danish artist Carl Krull , who is based in Copenhagen, creates mind-bending drawings that look three-dimensional. "I know I draw in an almost sculptural... Read more ...

Nvidia revealed its newest, most cutting-edge graphics cards yet - here are...

Nvidia revealed its newest, most cutting-edge graphics cards yet - here are the key details

NVIDIA NVIDIA announced three new additions to its graphics card lineup Monday - the RTX 2070, RTX 2080, and RTX 2080 Ti. The new RTX series, powered by Turing GPU... Read more ...