David Epstein

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Name: David Epstein
First reported 26 mins ago - Updated 26 mins ago - 1 reports

Commentary: Swing for the fences

Steve Clevenger of Baltimore, who played for his hometown team the Baltimore Orioles earlier this season, swings at a pitch. Even elite athletes have to make a decision to swing before they see the full pitch. (Tom McCarthy Jr. | CR Staff) August 01, ... [Published Catholic Review - 26 mins ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Nearly 200 acres preserved in West Milford as part of gas line deal

WEST MILFORD — Almost 200 acres of forest on the township’s western edge will be preserved under a deal that allowed a controversial natural gas pipeline to be built through the Highlands, state officials announced Thursday.The tract off Henderson Road ... [Published North Jersey.com - 13 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

9 great sports films you've (maybe) never heard of

Listen 9 sports films you've (maybe) never heard of 12min 1secFor this week's Screen Time, Cube Critic Euan Kerr follows Kerri's interview with David Epstein on his book "The Sports Gene." There have been many movies made about sports: some great, but ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Forecast: After Wild Weather, Much Calmer Rest Of Week

BOSTON — After a wild day of weather Monday things look much calmer the rest of the week. Yesterday saw a barrage of severe thunderstorms including the first tornado in Suffolk County since records of such events have been kept.These records dating back ... [Published WBUR - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Forecast: Stormy Weather In The A.M. But Expected To Clear Up

BOSTON — Showers and storms Monday will give way to much better weather later this week. A rather strong storm system is affecting the region this morning bringing rain to the area mostly in the early part of the day.It’s still very humid Monday, but ... [Published WBUR - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

The Science Behind the World's Greatest Athletes

At the 1964 Winter Olympics, Eero Mäntyranta won the 15 kilometer cross-country skiing competition by a whopping 40 seconds—a margin of victory that has never been equaled. That same year, he won the 30 kilometer race by a full minute. So what made this ... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Forecast: Dry, Warm Air Kicks Off Weekend

BOSTON — The next two days will yield the best weather for the upcoming week. Friday and Saturday will feature low humidity, virtually clear skies and comfortable temperatures. It will be warm enough to be at the beach, a pool or the lake, but not so ... [Published WBUR - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

There's A Fascinating New Theory About What Makes LeBron James So Good

LeBron James might have a "eidetic memory" - the closest thing to a photographic memory - according to ESPN's Brian Windhorst. It's assumed that LeBron is so good because of his once-in-a-generation athleticism, combined with a good work ethic. In "The ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

What It Takes To Be A Champion

TED Radio Host Guy Raz speaks with science writer and Sports Illustrated contributor David Epstein about why athletes are getting faster and stronger every year.Source ... [Published WNYC - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

The Top 7 Best Selling Sports Books of 2014

John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images The sports book has long since been the definitive longform answer to why sports are so important — that is, why people become so invested in other people they don’t know, have no relationship to, and cheer for some ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 3 reports

Novartis launches Alzheimer’s prevention study

Novartis announced yesterday it intends to find out if two of its drugs can prevent Alzheimer's disease in people who have a genetic risk of developing the condition.The pharma company will work with Banner Alzheimer's Institute (BAI) on a study involving ... [Published PMLive - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Elbow reconstruction common in baseball

Sports journalist David Epstein talks about the growing number of elbow surgeries performed on young baseball players. ... [Published CNN.com - Video - Jul 14 2014]
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...But these genes are rare. More often, says Epstein (whose recent book is also called The Sports Gene), "we're talking about networks of genes and suites of traits that make people better suited to some sports than others."
David Epstein, division head at Novartis Pharmaceuticals, said: "there is a huge unmet need for treatments that prevent or delay the development of the disease and we are excited about taking research in alzheimer's to the next level."
"this trial reinforces novartis' focus to following the science of the disease and outlines our continued commitment to the study of alzheimer's disease" Novartis pharma chief David Epstein said in a statement...
"we are delighted to announce this collaboration with the bannerbanner alzheimer`s institute." said David Epstein, Division Head, Novartis Pharmaceuticals...

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Commentary: Swing for the fences [Published Catholic Review - 26 mins ago]
Nearly 200 acres preserved in West Milford as p... [Published North Jersey.com - 13 hours ago]
9 great sports films you've (maybe) never heard of [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Jul 30 2014]
Breweries benefit from Stone’s flirtation with ... [Published GSA Business - Jul 29 2014]
Forecast: After Wild Weather, Much Calmer Rest ... [Published WBUR - Jul 29 2014]
Forecast: Stormy Weather In The A.M. But Expect... [Published WBUR - Jul 28 2014]
The Science Behind the World's Greatest Athletes [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Jul 26 2014]
Forecast: Dry, Warm Air Kicks Off Weekend [Published WBUR - Jul 25 2014]
There's A Fascinating New Theory About What Mak... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 23 2014]
There's A Fascinating New Theory About What Mak... [Published Business Insider - Jul 23 2014]
For Brian Bloomfield, school starts now [Published Recorder.com - Jul 22 2014]
What It Takes To Be A Champion [Published WNYC - Jul 19 2014]
Novartis' vaccine sales decline ahead of GSK tr... [Published PMLive - Jul 18 2014]
Novartis reveals new Alzheimer's research colla... [Published Pharma Field - Jul 17 2014]
Novartis maintained strong innovation momentum ... [Published Noodls - Jul 17 2014]
Novartis maintained strong innovation momentum ... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Jul 17 2014]
The Top 7 Best Selling Sports Books of 2014 [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 16 2014]
Novartis announces new Alzheimer's research col... [Published Zenopa - Jul 16 2014]
Novartis makes Alzheimer’s deal [Published Pharmafocus - Jul 16 2014]
Novartis joins forces with BAI for Alzheimer’s ... [Published Drug Discovery News - Jul 16 2014]
Novartis launches Alzheimer’s prevention study [Published PMLive - Jul 16 2014]
Novartis in collaborative study on Alzheimer’s ... [Published Pharma Field - Jul 15 2014]
Novartis plans to test Alzheimer's drugs in pat... [Published FierceBiotech - Jul 15 2014]
Forecast: Humid, Unsettled Weather Continues [Published WBUR - Jul 15 2014]
Novartis to study two experimental Alzheimer's ... [Published FirstWord Pharma - Jul 15 2014]
Novartis announces collaboration with Banner Al... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Jul 15 2014]
Novartis receives breakthrough therapy status f... [Published Individual.com - Jul 14 2014]
Elbow reconstruction common in baseball [Published CNN.com - Video - Jul 14 2014]
The ultimate insiders' job [Published WA Today - Jul 12 2014]
Boston City Officials on Hand for Viridian 'Top... [Published Bostinno - Jul 11 2014]
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The Science Behind the World's Greatest Athletes [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Jul 26 2014]
At the 1964 Winter Olympics, Eero Mäntyranta won the 15 kilometer cross-country skiing competition by a whopping 40 seconds—a margin of victory that has never been equaled. That same year, he won the 30 kilometer race by a full minute. So what made this ...
The Top 7 Best Selling Sports Books of 2014 [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 16 2014]
John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images The sports book has long since been the definitive longform answer to why sports are so important — that is, why people become so invested in other people they don’t know, have no relationship to, and cheer for some ...
Elbow reconstruction common in baseball [Published CNN.com - Video - Jul 14 2014]
Sports journalist David Epstein talks about the growing number of elbow surgeries performed on young baseball players. ...
Tokyo prosecutor to charge Novartis Japan unit ... [Published PharmaGossip - Jul 01 2014]
(Reuters) - Tokyo prosecutors said on Tuesday they will charge the Japanese unit of Novartis AG and a former employee in connection with allegations of data manipulation in promoting its best-selling blood pressure drug Diovan. The prosecutors office ...
TED Fellows take over the Oval Office, Elon Mus... [Published TED Blog - Jun 19 2014]
TED Fellows Jane Chen, David Lang and Manu Prakash pose in the Oval Office. Photo: Courtesy of Jane Chen Several members of the TED community appeared in the news this week. Below, some highlights: Yesterday marked the first-ever White House Maker ...
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