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This Biotech Flew High, Then Fell Hard When Its Cancer Drug Failed

Nektar Therapeutics was one of biotech’s highfliers, enjoying a generous, multibillion-dollar partnership with cancer powerhouse Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. Then Nektar’s promise crered. After a series of disappointing study results, Bristol and Nektar terminated their partnership, Nektar’s market value is down 96% from its peak in 2018 and the biotech was forced last month to slash …

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J&J Names Executives of Planned Tylenol, Band-Aid Company

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A Donatello Sculpture Exhibition for the Ages

Florence Donatello’s “David” (c. 1435-40) presides over the grand, second-story hall of the Bargello Museum, elevated on a higher base than previously (though one shorter than the sculpture’s original 6-foot-tall column). In contrast to Michelangelo’s muscular and manly version across town in the Accademia, Donatello’s “David” is a slender adolescent, wearing only fancy boots, a …

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Hospitals Look to Raise Treatment Costs as Nurses’ Salaries Increase

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Hospitals Look to Raise Treatment Costs as Nurses’ Salaries Increase

Some hospitals grappling with rising nurses are seeking to raise prices by up to 15%, touching off contract fights with health insurers and businesses and threatening higher premiums. Neither of the chains would specify the price increases they are requesting, but people familiar with negotiations say some hospitals are asking to increase prices by 7.5% …

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Politics Could Speed ​​Up Clean Energy. They May Also Slow It Down.

In the world’s transition to lower-emission fuels, politics is a big part of both the solution and the problem. Decarbonization is shaping up to be the next industrial revolution—a massive shift that will lead to the decline of some industries and the rise of others, creating both risks and opportunities for investors. Even though renewable …

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Politics Could Speed ​​Up Clean Energy. They May Also Slow It Down.

In the world’s transition to lower-emission fuels, politics is a big part of both the solution and the problem. Decarbonization is shaping up to be the next industrial revolution—a massive shift that will lead to the decline of some industries and the rise of others, creating both risks and opportunities for investors. Even though renewable …

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Global Water Crisis Puts Billions at Risk. These Are the Numbers.

Text size A discarded sofa floats in a river that flows into Guanabara Bay, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 20. Andrew Borges/AFP via Getty Images Climate change gets all the headlines, but risks related to water are grave and mounting. Investors and the general public need to pay attention, groups tracking the issue …

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Global Water Crisis Puts Billions at Risk. These Are the Numbers.

Text size A discarded sofa floats in a river that flows into Guanabara Bay, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 20. Andrew Borges/AFP via Getty Images Climate change gets all the headlines, but risks related to water are grave and mounting. Investors and the general public need to pay attention, groups tracking the issue …

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