In the American labor market, services are the new steel.
Source: Health Care Just Became the U.S.’s Largest Employer – The Atlantic
The consumer DNA testing company seeks 100,000 volunteers to help it link genes to diet success.
Source: 23andMe Launches Giant Weight-Loss Study – MIT Technology Review
It never ceases to amaze me that many well-established, modernized companies still rely on an outdated, ineffective playbook.
Source: What corporate America needs to do if it wants to stop sexual harassment — Quartz at Work
Carey Business School expert proposes guidelines to help terminally ill patients gain access to drugs in clinical trials
Source: Guidelines needed to help terminally ill patients gain access to trial drugs, Johns Hopkins expert says | Hub
Apple and Stanford have teamed up for a new heart health study. Using a new Apple Watch app and the Apple Watch’s built-in sensor, researchers will work to identify irregular heart rhythms and…
Source: Apple launched a study to look for irregular heart rhythms on the Apple Watch | TechCrunch
The idea that knowledge plays an important role in economy is not a new one. Modern economists, in their search for the foundations of economic growth, have come to approach knowledge as having more direct functions in production. Global economies recognize this, turning their attentions in the past two decades to the so-called “knowledge-based economy”, […]
Source: Recognized but under-appreciated: why the knowledge economy needs blockchain