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March 14, 2018
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Massive Fraud Charge Against Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes and former President Balwani

Statement from SEC reads: „The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged Silicon Valley-based private company Theranos Inc., its founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes, and its former President Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani with raising more than $700 million from investors through an … Continue reading

October 14, 2016
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Rian Buckley and Fitcode help women find jeans that fit through data and technology

The “a-ha!” moment came during one of her many modeling shoots, when Rian Buckley often wore clothes that were pinned, clipped and altered to fit her body shape. She saw repeatedly how the same clothes —  jeans in particular — … Continue reading

November 29, 2014
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Student Spotlight: Yale entrepreneur hopes to instill confidence in young scientists

It’s the first day of school in a brand new city for Ava Margaret Avignoli, and something strange is going on. The third-grader notices muddy footprints that lead to a secret door in the back of Corridor C. Ava decides … Continue reading

March 18, 2014
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Revolutionary nuclear radiation detector hits the market

ANN ARBOR — A handheld radiation camera developed by University of Michigan engineering researchers offers nuclear plant operators a faster way to find potentially dangerous hot spots and leaky fuel rods. The new ‘Polaris-H’ detector lays a gamma-ray map over … Continue reading

March 6, 2014
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Undergraduate women in physics find strength in numbers

Prof. Young-Kee Kim leads conference for aspiring female scientists On a mid-January Friday night, Savannah Thais stood at the podium in International House’s Assembly Hall and shared some of her experiences as a female student in physics. She described the … Continue reading

February 10, 2014
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Not so ‘evil’: Finance study makes case for hedging

The overuse of financial contracts known as derivatives – which were designed to help companies hedge against risk – was widely blamed for triggering the economic crisis of 2008. None other than Warren Buffet has attacked derivatives as “time bombs … Continue reading