Daily Archive: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Japan GPS satellite launch postponed due to glitch

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan on Saturday postponed the planned launch of an H-2A rocket tasked to put a geo-positioning satellite into orbit due to possible helium gas leakage, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) said. MHI, commissioned by the government to carry the satellite into space, postponed Saturday’s launch after detecting a decline in pressure levels

Latvia Current Account Deficit Widens In June

Latvia’s current account deficit increased in June from a month ago, figures from the Latvian Central Bank showed Friday. The current account deficit widened to EUR 187 million in June from EUR 58 million in May. In the corresponding month last year, the shortfall was EUR 79 million. The deficit in goods trade rose to

Cancer drug trials encounter a problem: too few patients

There are too many experimental cancer drugs in too many clinical trials, and not enough patients to test them on. With the arrival of two revolutionary treatment strategies, immunotherapy and personalized medicine, cancer researchers have found new hope — and a problem that is perhaps unprecedented in medical research. There are too many experimental cancer