So, you want to have a really long race that eventually will attract the best runners from around the world. Unlike other races with boring names like the "mile" and the "400 meter," with their well-defined distances, your race commemorates an ancient Greek town with an unusual route totaling somewhere around 24 to 26 miles. … [Read more...] about Why Are Marathons 26.2 Miles Long?
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Since 2011, Novartis has been a leader in conducting clinical trials in Vietnam across a wide range of disease areas, including dermatology, ophthalmology, oncology, respiratory, urology, neuroscience, and cardiology. To date, the company has conducted 43 clinical trials involving more than 900 patients, 500 healthcare professionals, and over 50 sites. Now that Novartis Vietnam has received the license to support clinical trial activities, all trials will be consolidated in the new company, thus allowing smoother operations and an expansion of the number and variety of trials. … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES JAN. 25
A few days later, I spoke with José E. Sánchez, who is leading efforts by the Army Corps of Engineers to restore the island’s electricity. I asked him when power would be restored to the most remote, rural areas. Sánchez declined to answer. He noted that some of the most important repairs can be done only by helicopter. Whitefish Energy Holdings, the small Montana company that won the initial $300 million contract to fix Puerto Rico’s grid, is in the process of winding down its operations after it was found to be charging more than $300 an hour for linemen. (Exactly how the relatively unknown company, one with reported ties to Trump’s Cabinet, won the most lucrative and critical contract during the first days of the recovery remains to be determined.) In late December, General Diana Holland said that the goal of the Corps was to fully restore power across the island by the end of May. But Sánchez told me that status.pr, a government website, was … [Read more...] about Maria’s Bodies
Market Tech is also trying to persuade traders to sign up to its own electronic point-of-sale (Epos) system. “It’s going to be written into our contracts that we have to use a tablet they provide that will be connected to their system, so they know the details of every transaction,” explains Jill. “They are also proposing we use their payment system – this is how shopping centres are run: they take a cut of turnover rather than rent.” Market Tech says the Epos system is provided at zero cost, and will improve the experience of shoppers by allowing them to pay for anything by card. Traders, though, fear they will be selected for their turnover rather than the quality of their products. … [Read more...] about Uncool Camden: will redevelopment ruin London’s legendary market?
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