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Uncertain fate of Obamacare causes some hospitals to halt projects, hiring 8:46am EDT

Uncertainty surrounding the Republican plan to replace Obamacare is forcing some U.S. hospitals to delay expansion plans, cut costs, or take on added risk to borrow money for capital investment projects, dealing an economic blow to these facilities and the towns they call home. | Video

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GSK and Regeneron to mine gene data from 500,000 Britons

LONDON Britain's GlaxoSmithKline and U.S.-based Regeneron Pharmaceuticals are embarking on a joint project with UK Biobank, the world's most detailed biomedical database, to hunt for new clues linking genes and disease.

Mar 22 2017

Scientists use graphene to power 'electronic skin' that can feel

LONDON Scientists have found a way to power an experimental kind of electronic skin using solar energy in a further step towards the development of prosthetic limbs or robots with a sense of touch.

Science 2:04am EDT

Rise of superbug tuberculosis hampers global control efforts

London Rising rates of superbug tuberculosis (TB) are threatening to derail decades of progress against the contagious disease, experts said on Thursday, and new drugs powerful enough to treat them are few and far between.

Mar 22 2017

Saudi Arabia halts Brazilian beef and poultry imports over food safety fears

DUBAI Saudi Arabia has stopped beef and poultry imports from four Brazilian companies over concerns about food safety after accusations that individuals had been bribed to allow sales of rotten and salmonella-tainted meats.

4:15am EDT

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