Scientists on Monday said that for the first time they had printed 3D objects using human embryonic stem cells, furthering the quest to fabricate transplantable organs. Once fine-tuned, the technology should allow scientists to make three-dimensional human tissue in the lab, eliminating the need for organ donation or testing on animals, they reported.
Payments to 4.2 Million Borrowers Covered by Foreclosure Agreement to Begin April 12 WASHINGTON — Payments to 4.2 million borrowers are scheduled to begin on April 12 following an agreement reached by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Reserve Board w
When I lived in a studio apartment with no closets after college, I got really good at finding inventive ways to stash unsightly stuff like drain cleaner and dirty laundry out of sight. Maybe I should have looked to banks for inspiration. A financial trade publication recently conducted a case study of a direct-mail marketing brochure that included a “coupon” offering new account holders a $150 sign-up bonus. It says: “Probably the best feature of the entire mail piece and the factor that makes the coupon ideal: it covers up all the disclaimer copy.
The news that Citigroup is considering selling half its Smith Barney brokerage unit to Morgan Stanley is seen as evidence that Sandy Weill's plan for a one-stop financial shop is officially dead. But the financial supermarket is the bad idea that just won't die.
I am currently reading Tim Harford, Adapt: Why Success Always Starts with Failure (2011). I am a huge fan of Harford, and have recommended his books on many occasions and to many different audiences.