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The looming superbug crisis: Politics, profit, and Big Pharma | Matt McCarthy

The looming superbug crisis: Politics, profit, and Big Pharma | Matt McCarthy

the discovery of antibiotics is one of the most remarkable stories in medicine. There was this young military physician named Alexander Fleming who was taking care of injured soldiers in 1914 at a makeshift military hospital in France….

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Healthcare Should Not Be a For-Profit Business, says Jesse Ventura

Healthcare Should Not Be a For-Profit Business, says Jesse Ventura

Pharma is corporate healthcare and I don’t believe that healthcare should be a for profit business. And unfortunately with pharma it totally is. Like this bozo – that pill that AIDS patients needed and this bozo raises the…

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How Nike and Adobe revolutionized their business models | Rita McGrath

How Nike and Adobe revolutionized their business models | Rita McGrath

One of the things that digital I think in particular has created that’s new for a lot of people is it’s both opened up new possibilities but it’s also made older business models less relevant. And so one…

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William Ackman: Everything You Need to Know About Finance and Investing in Under an Hour

William Ackman: Everything You Need to Know About Finance and Investing in Under an Hour



So let’s begin.  We’re going to go into business together.  We’re going to start a company and we’re going to start a lemonade stand and now I don’t have any money today, so I’m going to have to…

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Why are so many objects in space shaped like discs? | Michelle Thaller

Why are so many objects in space shaped like discs? | Michelle Thaller

MICHELLE THALLER: Rick, you have noticed one of the most wonderful and consistent patterns in the whole universe. The universe is very good at making spinning disks. Our solar system is a disk, and all the planets go…

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Michio Kaku: The Universe in a Nutshell (Full Presentation)

Michio Kaku: The Universe in a Nutshell (Full Presentation)

My name is Professor Michio Kaku.  I’m a professor of theoretical physics at the City University of New York and I specialize in something called string theory.  I’m a physicist. Some people ask me the question, “What has…

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Do aliens exist? If they did, would we know? | NASA astronomer Michelle Thaller

Do aliens exist? If they did, would we know? | NASA astronomer Michelle Thaller

One of the biggest questions is, could there be other life besides us out there in the universe? And I think pretty much every scientist I know feels that there must be. I mean, just simply the numbers–…

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