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As China Curbs Borrowing, Growth Shows Signs of Faltering

As China Curbs Borrowing, Growth Shows Signs of Faltering Image A factory in Hangzhou, China. An economic slowdown in the country — coupled with the knock-on effects of widening trade disputes and slowing growth in Europe — may augur poorly for the global economy.CreditCHINATOPIX, via Associated Press By Keith Bradsher ...

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DowDuPont Signs a Deal to Surveil Farms With Satellites

It might not be apparent unless you’re driving through the mid-longitudes of Interstate 70, but around 40 percent of the land in the United States is farmland. Understanding what happens on that acreage is complicated—for individual farmers and agricultural conglomerates. Understanding how to improve what’s going on is even harder. ...

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With AI, Your Apple Watch Could Flag Signs of Diabetes

Before modern chemistry brought doctors blood and urine tests for diagnosing diabetes, they had to rely on their taste buds. Sweet-tasting pee has long been the disease’s telltale biomarker; mellitus literally means honey. Too much sugar in your bodily fluids means your metabolism has gone haywire—either your cells aren’t making ...

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Nafta Talks Lurch Ahead Without Signs of Major Progress

WASHINGTON — The renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement sputtered forward on Tuesday as officials from the United States, Canada and Mexico concluded their second round of talks with plenty of pleasantries but little major progress to announce. After five days of discussions in Mexico City, trade negotiators ...

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Dancing can reverse the signs of aging in the brain

As we grow older we suffer a decline in mental and physical fitness, which can be made worse by conditions like Alzheimer’s disease. A new study, published in the open-access journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, shows that older people who routinely partake in physical exercise can reverse the signs of ...

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Signs of Wage Error by Uber Came Well Before an Admission

Uber said last week that it had recently discovered an accounting error that had deprived New York drivers of tens of millions of dollars, and vowed to pay back drivers every cent, with interest. Now evidence has emerged suggesting that Uber and New York State regulators were aware of the ...

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