Is Biogen Inc. a Buy?

Biotech heavyweight Biogen (NASDAQ: BIIB) has now lost over 13% of its value so far this year. To be fair, this year hasn’t been kind to biotechs in general, thanks to President Trump’s aggressive trade policies with China. But Biogen’s value has been declining at a far faster rate than the industry as a whole […]

With the Toys R Us Revival Dead, Where Will We Buy Our Toys?

Now that Toys R Us has rejected the $890 million offer from billionaire toymaker Isaac Larian to save the bankrupt toy giant’s name, along with 274 of its stores, the demise of an iconic brand will be complete. It represents a stunning fall for a company that still held a commanding presence in the toy […]

3 Stocks That Could Put NVIDIA’s Returns to Shame

We all have stocks that we regret not buying, or perhaps buying and selling too soon. For many investors looking back over the past few years, NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) is one of those stocks. Shares of the graphics-chip specialist have skyrocketed more than 1,500% over the last five years alone, including a 116% gain since […]

JetBlue Is Cutting Its Losses in Long Beach, California

For years, JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU) has vacillated in its commitment to Long Beach, California: its smallest focus city. JetBlue began building a mini-hub in Long Beach in late 2001, just a year and a half after it started service. However, while it has tried a number of strategies there, none have been terribly successful […]

ESA releases the most detailed star map yet

The European Space Agency has updated Gaia’s 3D star map, making it much richer and more likely to make you feel like a tiny speck of dust in an incredibly vast universe. This updated map includes stellar objects up to 8,000 light-years away, whereas the first one only covered an area within 500 light-years of […]

Mars 2020 lander’s heat shield cracks in testing

One of Mars 2020’s heat shields cracked after a week-long series of tests, and NASA has no choice but to ask Lockheed Martin to build a replacement. The heat shield’s purpose is to envelope and protect the Mars 2020 rover and landing system so they don’t burn up when they enter the Martian atmosphere. Since […]

Who wouldn’t want a giant walking robot that transforms into a sports car?

Any kid who grew up watching Transformers cartoons wanted one in real life, and now a robotics company and roller coaster manufacturer have teamed up to make that dream come true. Brave Robotics, SoftBank sumsidiary Asratac, and Sansei Technologies in Japan have created a 12-foot-tall robot named “J-deite RIDE” which morphs into a sleek sports […]

When will your phone charge wirelessly in your pocket? We asked an expert

A main limitation of smartphones is battery life. Despite some improvements in charging speeds and power efficiency over the last couple of years, longer battery life still tops the wish list for most smartphone owners, according to a YouGov poll. Having to plug in and charge our phones every day or two is a real […]

ISANS using literacy app to accelerate refugee children’s English reading skills

Early childhood educator Roxana Pouladi has seen huge improvement with Squiggle Park app Children from newcomer families are learning to read English letters and words faster by using a literacy app at Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS) children’s centres. Squiggle Park is a reading game created by a Halifax start-up in 2015 to […]

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