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Scientists keep decapitated pigs' brains alive for 36 hours

World / Science & Health Apr 29, 2018

Scientists keep decapitated pigs' brains alive for 36 hours

U.S.-based researchers have successfully kept the brain cells of decapitated pigs alive for 36 hours, sparking concerns over the ethics involved in such advanced research. The MIT Technology Review said a Yale University team, led by neuroscientist Nenad Sestan, carried out experiments on between 100 ...

White House investigating loans to Jared Kushner's business: official

Business Mar 27, 2018

White House investigating loans to Jared Kushner's business: official

The White House is investigating whether two loans totaling more than $500 million to the family real estate business of U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner violated any criminal laws or regulations, according to the U.S. Office of Government Ethics. Democratic ...

World Apr 1, 2017

Wealthy White House staffers' finances detailed in new disclosures

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday released details of the personal finances of his many wealthy staffers. Senior adviser Steve Bannon disclosed assets of between $13 million and $56 million, including his influential political consultancy, Bannon Strategic Advisors Inc., worth as much as $25 million. Bannon ...

With Trump's win in China, will Trump toilets get flushed?

Business Feb 15, 2017

With Trump's win in China, will Trump toilets get flushed?

There's a Trump toilet, a Trump condom, a Trump pacemaker and even a Trump International Hotel among hundreds of trademarks in China that don't belong to Donald Trump. But after a decade of grinding battle in China's courts, the president was expected to get ...