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Americans are not having enough babies to replace themselves, new study shows

The country’s fertility rate has hit a 30-year low and Americans are not having enough babies to replace themselves, a new National Vital Statistics report published on Thursday has found. The nation’s total fertility rate was 16 percent below the level for a population to replace itself in 2017, the report found, although fertility rates… Read More »

Venture investment in the U.S. and Europe hit a record in 2018, report shows

Healthcare venture investment in the U.S. and Europe reached a new high in 2018, according to Silicon Valley Bank’s annual analysis. Investment totals in 2018 grew more than 50 percent over 2017, with the activity due in large part to record Series A investments in U.S. biopharma companies. U.S. healthcare venture fundraising reached $ 9.6… Read More »

Video shows gender-reveal party explosion that sparked wildfire

Video of a US Border Patrol agent’s gender-reveal party explosion that sparked Arizona’s Sawmill Fire last year was released by the US Forest Service on Monday. The shot shows the words “BOY” and “GIRL” written across a target that’s surrounded by tall grass. When the target is hit, a flash of blue powder briefly appears… Read More »