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Intellia raises $70 million for gene-editing treatments

The Cambridge company, which has drawn big-name investors like the drug company Novartis and Fidelity, plans to use the money to speed up its research into gene editing treatments for liver and blood diseases.

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says she’s pregnant with twins

Mayer wrote Monday that she was pregnant with identical twins.

Dow drops 300 points at open amid China worries

More signs of weakness in China’s economy are sending global stock markets sharply lower.


A crash course on meditation via smartphone

Health coaching startup Change Collective offers meditation for the wary technologist.

Move over, millennials. Gen Z is the hot new target audience

Generation Z, loosely defined as those 20 and younger, are starting to spend their own money, and businesses are noticing.

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Gregg Housh (front) is co-founder and CEO of Rebel News. With him in Rebel News’s Malden office is Anna Geoffroy, managing editor, and James Curcio, editor in chief.

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Hacker known for work with Anonymous launches digital news service

Gregg Housh, a hacker who went to prison for illegal online activity, is recasting himself as a journalist.

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Biotech’s merger targets fight back

The biotech business is abuzz with takeover offers right now, and some of those targets don’t like being in someone else’s crosshairs.

Stock indexes from Asia and Europe were displayed at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The rout in global equities this month erased more than $5 trillion from the value of shares.

Stocks see worst month in 3 years

Investors were still sorting out conflicting messages on when the Federal Reserve Bank will raise interest rates.

Brigham to cut 100 jobs as costs rise faster than revenues

The job cuts at Brigham and Women’s Hospital will apply to all positions that don’t deal in direct patient care.



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