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Puerto Rico se levanta

2 days ago from C&EN

Rallying under the motto “rises,” scientists in the pharmaceutical industry and academia reflect on the island’s resiliency and challenges one year after Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico’s universities are on the road to recovery

2 days ago from C&EN

A year after being knocked down by Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rican university chemists and students are back to work—but not quite back to normal

India prohibits 328 fixed-drug combination pharmaceutical products

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Court allows continued sales of existing stock

Pfizer unveils CEO succession plan

2 days ago from C&EN

Current COO Albert Bourla will take over for Ian Read on Jan. 1

Bayer to shed 12,000 jobs, animal health business

2 days ago from C&EN

Restructuring of German giant aims to recoup $3 billion per year in savings

Cannabis flourished for pharma

2 days ago from C&EN

The first pharmaceutical derived from marijuana plants heralded a bumper crop of cannabis-based drug candidates

Periodic Graphics: Top C&EN stories in 2018

2 days ago from C&EN

Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning recounts our most-read news and feature stories of the year.

Trump administration releases US science education plan

2 days ago from C&EN

Congressionally mandated report focuses more on workforce development than higher education

FCC orders investigation of U.S. wireless carriers over data discrepancies

2 days ago from UPI

An investigation into whether major wireless service providers submitted false data will begin, the Federal Communications Commission chairman said on Friday.

BTS is first K-pop act to appear on Bloomberg 50

2 days ago from UPI

South Korean boy band BTS made Bloomberg's list of the 50 most influential people of 2018.

Look: Elvis Presley appears on German pedestrian crossing signals

2 days ago from UPI

The German town where Elvis Presley was stationed while serving in the Army has immortalized the King by putting his likeness on pedestrian traffic signals.

San Francisco school district wants part of $181M surplus for teacher salaries

2 days ago from UPI

San Francisco school officials said they want to spend $181 million from a city surplus on teacher salaries, in an effort to bolster the profession and improve education.

Watch: Coffee pot image breaks two Guinness records

2 days ago from UPI

Students at a school in the United Arab Emirates set two Guinness World Records by creating a human image of a coffee pot pouring into a cup.

Donald Trump signs two-week extension to avoid federal shutdown

2 days ago from UPI

President Donald Trump signed a stopgap spending bill Friday to avoid a shutdown and keep the government running for another two weeks.

Trump administration releases US science education plan

2 days ago from C&EN

Congressionally mandated report focuses more on workforce development than higher education

'A Christmas Story' house available for overnight rentals

2 days ago from UPI

The owner of the home featured in the film "A Christmas Story" is allowing fans to spend the night in the iconic house -- for a price.

Oilers aim to find a way at home vs. Wild

2 days ago from UPI

It hasn't taken long for Oscar Klefbom to buy into what Ken Hitchcock has been preaching.

Raptors on roll heading to face Nets

2 days ago from UPI

NEW YORK -- One team owns the league's best record while the other is experiencing massive struggles of late, especially in fourth quarters and in home games.

ACA sign-ups down 11 percent so far, figures show

2 days ago from UPI

Enrollment for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act is down 11 percent this year, figures from the Trump administration show.

Food system organizations must strengthen their operations to safeguard against potential threats

2 days ago from Science Daily

Food systems face growing threats as extreme weather events become more common and more extreme due to climate change. A new study highlights characteristics of organizations involved in the food...

Three ways Facebook and other social media companies could clean up their acts – if they wanted to

2 days ago from Physorg

Facebook is in crisis mode, but the company can take major steps to fix itself – and the global community it says it wants to promote. Facebook founder, CEO and...

Hummingbirds thrive at innovative Mexico gardens

2 days ago from Physorg

In a dimly lit corner of a bustling market in Mexico City, vendors of amulets, voodoo dolls and other mystical objects sell tiny, taxidermied hummingbirds as charms to bring luck...

Lakers, Spurs meet for second time in three nights

2 days ago from UPI

If the first three games this season between the San Antonio Spurs and the Los Angeles Lakers are any indication, the fourth year's fourth and final dustup should be a...

Cardi B faces strip club fight charges in court

2 days ago from UPI

Cardi B arrived to Queen Country Criminal Court in New York City on Friday for an arraignment hearing on misdemeanor charges.

Planning processes for Chicago's 606 Trail spawned gentrification, study finds

2 days ago from Physorg

When nonprofit groups coordinate large green infrastructure projects such as Chicago's 606 Trail, the risks of gentrification multiply significantly due to the fragmentation that occurs among nonprofits, government agencies and...

Report: Chiefs set to sign WR Benjamin

2 days ago from UPI

Wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin, who was released earlier this week by the Buffalo Bills, is set to sign a one-year deal with the Kansas City Chiefs, multiple media outlets reported...

Altria buys 45 percent stake in Canadian marijuana company

2 days ago from UPI

Tobacco leader Altria announced Friday that it was pouring $1.8 billion into the Canadian cannabis company Cronos, giving it 45 percent ownership with an option to have a majority stake...

Watch: Derrick Henry breaks free for 99-yard TD run

2 days ago from UPI

Derrick Henry used a powerful stiff-arm and serious speed to break free for a 99-yard touchdown during the Tennessee Titans' win against the Jacksonville Jaguars.