Lifestyle

Unprecedented data sharing driving new rare disease diagnoses in Europe

Unprecedented data sharing driving new rare disease diagnoses in Europeby Omar Jamshed, Center for Genomic Regulation Sergi Beltran and Leslie Matalonga pictured in front of a supercomputer and servers that hosts the RD-Connect GPAP platform. The platform is located at the CNAG-CRG facilities in the Parc Cientific de Barcelona. Credit: Centro Nacional de Análisis Genómico […]

Business

China approves Goldman Sachs, ICBC joint wealth management venture

China’s largest bank Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (601398.SS) (ICBC) said on Tuesday its unit had received approval to set up a foreign-controlled wealth management firm with Goldman Sachs Asset Management. The unit of U.S. banking giant Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) will offer a 51% funding contribution ratio, while the wealth management unit […]

Technology

What we’ve been playing

Hello! Welcome back to our regular feature where we write a little bit about some of the games we’ve found ourselves playing over the last few days. This time: Halo, an adventure that can only be enjoyed once, and an adventure that can thankfully be enjoyed twice. If you fancy catching up on some of […]

News

‘Stand your ground’ defense rejected in iguana killing

A judge has rejected the “stand your ground” defense of a Florida man who said he beat an iguana to death only after it attacked him, biting him on the arm. PJ Nilaja Patterson, 43, must stand trial on a felony animal cruelty charge, Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Jeffrey Dana Gillen ruled recently in […]