Cathie Wood says these 3 health stocks will be the backbone of $1 trillion opportunity

Katherine Wood, CEO of ARK Investment Management LLC, speaks during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, on Monday, October 18, 2021. Kyle Grelot | Bloomberg | Getty Images Gene-editing stocks may have been disappointing lately, but Cathy Wood still sees it as a great opportunity for long-term investors, highlighting three favorites. .

Global hopes pinned on vaccine makers to overcome omicron variant

A laboratory technician wearing a full body protective suit handles a bottle containing growth media for virus production during coronavirus vaccine research at Valneva SA Laboratories in Vienna, Austria. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images LONDON – As the new omicron Covid variant spreads around the world, hopes are pinning on vaccine makers’ ability to … Read more

FDA advisory group to review safety and efficacy of Merck’s Covid pill

The Food and Drug Administration’s key advisors are set to meet on Tuesday to decide whether to recommend that the agency grant emergency use authorization for Merck’s experimental pills to treat Covid-19. Members of the agency’s Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee will examine the company’s data before voting on whether the drug’s overall benefits outweigh its … Read more

Here’s what lessons can be learned from parenting in the Netherlands

Research indicates that children in the Netherlands are among the happiest in the world, and experts say there could be a number of reasons behind this. A UNICEF report published last year found that children in the Netherlands have the highest levels of well-being. The United Nations children’s agency analyzed data across 41 high-income countries, … Read more

WHO calls special meeting to discuss new Covid variant from South Africa with ‘large number of mutations’

RT: Maria Van Kerkhove, WHO chief for emerging and zoonotic diseases with artificial intelligence, speaks during a press conference on the coronavirus situation at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, January 29, 2020. Dennis Balibos | Reuters The World Health Organization is monitoring a new variant with multiple mutations in the Spike protein, officials said … Read more

How to cope with climate disasters, anxiety

Sarah Lowe is a clinical psychologist and assistant professor in the department of social and behavioral sciences at Yale School of Public Health. Photo courtesy Jeffrey R. Moran Climate change is changing how human beings live on the earth as floods, wildfires and extreme weather change the land and destroy property. Living with climate change … Read more

Germany’s warning to its people

Visitors to a Christmas market in Dortmund, western Germany on November 22, 2021. Some German federal states have canceled Christmas markets due to the Covid crisis. INA FASSBENDER | AFP | Getty Images Germany’s health minister has issued a stark warning to the general public, telling citizens that vaccination is the key to their survival. … Read more

There’s a lot of financial aid available to women pursuing STEM careers

Women are massively underrepresented in STEM professions and for the few who pursue careers in STEM fields, there are plenty of financial challenges. That’s why so many companies and organizations offer scholarships and other financial aid to help close this gender gap in these critical areas. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1 in … Read more

Look inside Firefly Space as rocket builder prepares for second launch

Aerospace company Firefly is preparing for the second orbital launch attempt of its Alpha rocket, as the project looks to build the foundation of its business. “Firefly aims to be the next SpaceX, a highly transformative space carrier,” Tom Markusic, CEO of Firefly told CNBC. The company recently gave CNBC an inside look at its … Read more

Rocket builder Astra reaches orbit for the first time

The LV0007 rocket lifted off during the company’s first successful orbital launch from Kodiak, Alaska on November 20, 2021. Astra / NASASpaceflight Astra Space first reached orbit on Saturday with its LV0007 rocket, joining a small group of privately-funded companies that have achieved the feat. The company launched the rocket, which carried a test payload … Read more