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University Researchers Face Increasing Obstacles in Applying for Grants

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Vaccines. Popular sports drinks. Computers. They share one quality: They were invented by researchers working at a college or university. Victoria McGovern says research leads to greater discovery and better education. McGovern is a senior program officer with the Burroughs Wellcome Fund, an organization that supports medical research in the United States and Canada. “It’s […]

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A tiny advisory firm with just 3 partners will earn a slice of the $80 million in advisory fees from the $17 billion Reuters-Blackstone deal

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Blackstone just announced one of the largest leveraged buyouts in its history, paying Thomson Reuters $17 billion to take a 55% stake in its financial data business. A tiny investment bank out of London that has been around for less than a year was a lead adviser to Blackstone. Canson Capital Partners formed in early […]

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Radisson Jodhpur Hotel Opens in India

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Spread over around 70,000 square feet, the hotel’s architecture is reminiscent of Rajasthan’s erstwhile culture and style. The hotel constitutes 96 rooms across Superior, Business Class, Studio Suites, Single Bedroom Suite, Two Bedroom Duplex Suites and Presidential Suite categories. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

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A creator with 4.7 million Facebook followers says her reach has been ‘decimated’ on the platform, and she fears Instagram is next

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Cosplay creator Jessica Nigri has millions of followers across various social-media platforms. She has 4.7 million followers on Facebook, and says she has seen her reach on the platform get “decimated.” She fears the same will happen with Instagram, which Facebook owns. Jessica Nigri is one of the top cosplay creators in the world, with […]

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Connected Thermometer Tracks Spread, Intensity of Flu

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This year’s flu season in the U.S. is the worst in 15 years and health officials predict there are weeks of sickness ahead. One company’s “smart thermometer” is tracking how the flu is spreading across the country in real time by gathering data every time someone takes a temperature. Michelle Quinn reports. read more >>> […]