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China’s Film Industry: A Blockbuster In The Making

China’s Film Industry: A Blockbuster In The Making

While stories about China’s economy centers on a slowdown, China’s passion for movies, at home and abroad, follows a much more optimistic plotline. Its growth has been phenomenal, outperforming China’s traditional industries, such as manufacturing. Many experts believe China is […]

Negative Interest Rates – Empathy For The Devil

Negative Interest Rates – Empathy For The Devil

Negative Interest Rates – Empathy For The Devil Mick Jagger has credited Charles Pierre Baudelaire for inspiring him to write “Sympathy for the Devil”. The French poet wove gorgeous verses around darker subjects that refuted mankind’s inherent kindness; his advocacy of the […]

What Is Troubling The Biotech Industry?

What Is Troubling The Biotech Industry?

What Is Troubling The Biotech Industry? by Isaac Sprecher The past several months have been especially difficult for the biotech industry. In mid-July Celgene purchased Receptos for ~8 billion dollars and the industry looked as if this bull market would go […]

Ancient Humans Gave Genetic Gift To Neanderthals

Ancestors of Europeans and Asians, through interbreeding with Neanderthals about 50,000 years ago, resulted in a genetic “gift” that keeps on giving with humans today (non-African) being made up of about 1% to 2% of neanderthal DNA. Go ahead and […]