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Buzz, Buzz: Bitter Tasters Like Coffee Better

People who are sensitive to the bitterness of caffeine tend to drink more coffee than others, while people sensitive to bitter flavors like quinine drink less coffee, according to a new study.

A genetic analysis of samples taken from a large UK health database suggest that people who are more sensitive than their peers to the bitter taste of caffeine tend to drink more coffee — not less.

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Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 09:00

Startup Offers To Sequence Your Genome Free Of Charge, Then Let You Profit From It

"Everything is private information, stored on your computer or a computer you designate," says George Church, genetics professor at Harvard Medical School, about the approach of Nebula Genomics.

A full genome sequence costs about $1,000. But Nebula Genomics expects that companies and researchers would defray the cost in exchange for key medical information about the person involved.

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Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 09:00

Pence, Putin And Bolton Have 'Informal Conversation' At Asian Summit In Singapore

Russian President Vladimir Putin sits beside Vice President Mike Pence, who talks to U.S. national security adviser John Bolton, left, during the 13th East Asian Summit in Singapore on Nov. 15.

The two "discussed the upcoming G20 Summit and touched on the issues that will be discussed" when President Trump and Putin attend that meeting, the White House says.

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Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 10:21

Facebook pushing back on allegations that they misled the public

There are new claims surrounding Facebook that the leaders were trying to mislead the public about fake news and misinformation on its platform. Stephanie Ruhle breaks down the accusations against the media giant.

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Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 10:27

Scott Galloway: Facebook is in 'the realm of the profitable'

A New York Times investigation is diving into Facebook’s purported multi-year campaign to deflect criticism and downplay issues with Russian hackers and hate speech. Stephanie Ruhle is joined by Nick Confessore, one of the authors of the report, and NYU

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Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 10:31

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