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The first patient testimony about a Theranos test result: a miscarriage that wasn’t

Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes. | Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images ‘You can’t provide accurate patient care with inaccurate results.’ Continue reading…

At pivotal points in human spaceflight, NASA undergoes major reorganization

Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images The body of NASA tasked with managing human spaceflight is being split into two distinct directorates, the agency’s chief announced on Tuesday, embarking on a major reorganization that past officials have tried and failed to execute for years. The move comes as private companies like SpaceX demonstrate leaner...

A new cybersecurity center wants to protect medical devices against hacks

Photo Illustration by Matt Harbicht / Getty Images for Tandem Diabetes Care It’s been around 10 years since security researcher Jay Radcliffe got up onstage at a conference and demonstrated that he was able to hack into his own insulin pump. If he’d wanted, he could have used the pump to deliver a lethal dose of the drug into his system....

Launch startups Astra and Firefly ink secret rocket engine IP deal

Firefly’s Reaver engine being test-fired. | Image: Firefly Aerospace A roughly $30 million handshake between two rivals is the latest display of consolidation in the small launch industry Continue reading…

Elizabeth Holmes is on trial for fraud over her time at Theranos

Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images for Fortune 12 charges of wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud Continue reading…

Extreme heat prompts new rules to protect US workers

A contractor uses a saw to cut siding for a house under construction in Walnut Creek, California, U.S., on Thursday, June 17, 2021. | David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images Extreme heat is becoming such a big threat to workers in the US that the federal government plans to craft a new federal standard for workplaces, the Biden administration...

iOS 15 will give doctors a window into Apple Health app data

Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images With the iOS 15 launch today, some iPhone users will have the option to share data from their Health app directly with their doctors through their electronic medical records. Six health record companies are participating in the initial launch, and some of those companies say that doctors and medical practices...

SpaceX’s Inspiration4 crew returns to Earth, capping first fully private mission in orbit

SpaceX SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule carrying four private citizens plunged through Earth’s atmosphere Saturday night and splashed down off the east coast of Florida, closing out the company’s first all-civilian mission in space. The Inspiration4 crew — the mission’s billionaire funder Jared Isaacman, geoscientist Sian Proctor, physician assistant...

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says Starlink internet service leaving beta in October

Photo by Nilay Patel / The Verge SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tweeted Friday that the company’s Starlink satellite internet network would come out of its open beta phase next month. That’s two months later than the August date Musk gave at Mobile World Congress, when he also said he expected the service to have “possibly over 500,000 users within...

How bad were Elizabeth Holmes’ 1AM emails?

Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Enough for workers to secretly save them Continue reading…

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