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A Lockheed Martin executive hinted that the SR-72 may already exist

SR-72 Lockheed Martin A Lockheed Martin executive recently hinted that the SR-72, the hypersonic successor to the SR-71 Blackbird, may already exist. The executive said that new design tools and more powerful computers created a “digital transformation” that helped bring about “the aircraft you see there” before he showed a …

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Celgene’s big bet on Juno’s CAR-T cell therapy for cancer

Cancer cells are seen on a large screen connected to a microscope at the CeBit computer fair in Hanover, Germany, March, 6, 2012. Reuters Biotech giant Celgene is acquiring Juno Therapeutics for $9 billion.  Juno is known for its experimental, highly personalized cancer treatments called CAR T-cell therapy, which harnesses the body’s …

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DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Blood test could be used to detect 8 types of cancers — FDA aims to attract cutting-edge medtech to the US — Sharp Healthcare partners with Apple’s CareKit

Welcome to Digital Health Briefing, a new morning email providing the latest news, data, and insight on how digital technology is disrupting the healthcare ecosystem, produced by BI Intelligence. Sign up and receive Digital Health Briefing free to your inbox. Have feedback? We’d like to hear from you. Write me at: lbeaver@businessinsider.com BLOOD TEST USES MACHINE LEARNING TO DETECT MULTIPLE …

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Celgene acquires Juno Therapeutics – Business Insider

A nurse reaches for blood samples taken from a patient receiving a kind of immunotherapy known as CAR-T cell therapy at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle.AP Celgene is acquiring Juno Therapeutics, a company developing personalized cancer treatments in a deal worth $9 billion.  It’s the second deal …

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THE INSURANCE AND THE IoT REPORT: How insurers are using connected devices to cut costs and more accurately price policies

BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. Insurance companies have long based their pricing models and strategies on assumptions about the demographics of their customers. Auto insurers, for example, have traditionally charged …

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Apple-picking robots, machine learning ag tech could transform food

Greenhouses will be the farms of the future. REUTERS/Ammar Awad The agriculture-technology sector is booming. Companies are working on everything from apple-picking robots to wearable technology that helps farmers grow produce more efficiently, and meet the demands of a rapidly-increasing global population.  The way food is grown will be radically …

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DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Amazon job posting raises more healthcare speculation — Change Healthcare acquires NDSC — Venture funds’ interest in AI grows

Welcome to Digital Health Briefing, a new morning email providing the latest news, data, and insight on how digital technology is disrupting the healthcare ecosystem, produced by BI Intelligence. Sign up and receive Digital Health Briefing free to your inbox. Have feedback? We’d like to hear from you. Write me at:  lbeaver@businessinsider.com …

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Sprouts spark food poisoning concerns at Jimmy John’s

Shutterstock Jimmy John’s has been asked by the Illinois public health department to cut sprouts from the menu after a food poisoning outbreak.  There have been at least 30 food poisoning outbreaks related to sprouts over the last two decades. A food poisoning expert says sprouts are high on his …

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