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Category: Emerging Technologies

Modern Monetary Theory Finds an Embrace in an Unexpected Place: Wall Street

M.M.T., as it’s known, is attracting a conspicuous number of fans in an unexpected place: Wall Street. Money managers, chief executives and business analysts maintain that the approach offers several important and overlooked insights, and far from finding it fanciful or deranged. New York Times

China might have funded the Crispr baby experiment it distanced itself from

When news broke late last year that Chinese scientist He Jiankui might have created genetically-edited twins, he quickly drew the condemnation of scientists globally. An investigation, published by the Boston-based health and medicine-focused news outlet STAT, suggests three government institutions, including the country’s science ministry, may have funded He’s research. QUARTZ

Dispelling the Myths of China’s EV Market

It’s too soon to call a peak on traditional vehicles, but the potential for overall growth is in question. And just how much of that growth will be electric? Bloomberg

18 MW lithium-ion battery in Switzerland in operation

With a storage capacity of 7.5 MWh the battery provides grid services for the grid balancing market, which is estimated 1,400 MW in Europa , 74 MW in the Netherlands , 603 MW in Germany, 47 MW in Belgium , 561 MW in France, 62 MW in Austria and 68 MW in Switzerland. ee news