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For Cancer Centers, Proton Therapy’s Promise Is Undercut by Lagging Demand

For Cancer Centers, Proton Therapy’s Promise Is Undercut by Lagging Demand

Facilities like the Maryland Proton Treatment Center in Baltimore treat cancer with beams of positively charged subatomic particles rather than conventional X-rays.

When Cars Do the Driving, Who Will Feel the Joy?

When Cars Do the Driving, Who Will Feel the Joy?

“It’s my 10 second rule,” said Dave Marek, Acura’s executive creative director, who oversees the carmaker’s designs around the world. “I want them to walk around our car and say: ‘Wow! I want to ride in that!’”

Show Starring Avenatti and Scaramucci Is Being Pitched to Television Executives

Show Starring Avenatti and Scaramucci Is Being Pitched to Television Executives

On the show, Michael Avenatti, left, the lawyer for the pornographic film actress suing the president, would square off with Anthony Scaramucci, the former White House communications director.

What is the Blockchain? Explaining the Tech Behind Cryptocurrencies

What is the Blockchain? Explaining the Tech Behind Cryptocurrencies

From Bitcoin to Litecoin to Ethereum, we explain how cryptocurrency transactions work.

Ford Changed Leaders, Looking for a Lift. It’s Still Looking.

Ford Changed Leaders, Looking for a Lift. It’s Still Looking.

Ford, which is due to report its first-quarter earnings on Wednesday, hired Jim Hackett as chief executive last May, but he has yet to detail his overall turnaround plan.

U.S. and China Play Chicken on Trade, and Neither Swerves

U.S. and China Play Chicken on Trade, and Neither Swerves

China wants to create a commercial aircraft maker to rival Boeing or Airbus.

Shake Shack’s Shares Could Hint at Overvaluation

Shake Shack’s Shares Could Hint at Overvaluation

Shake Shack's stock is now trading at more than four times its I.P.O. price.

E.U. Should Offer Turkey a Better Deal After Its Elections

E.U. Should Offer Turkey a Better Deal After Its Elections

A demonstrator in Istanbul at a memorial for the victims of the Oct. 10 bomb blasts that killed more than 100 people in the Turkish capital, Ankara.

Poll Finds Upturn in Sentiment on Tax Overhaul and Economy

Poll Finds Upturn in Sentiment on Tax Overhaul and Economy

The tax bill that President Trump signed last month remains relatively unpopular, although support for it has grown, according to a new survey conducted for The New York Times.

China Loosens Foreign Auto Rules, in Potential Peace Offering to Trump

China Loosens Foreign Auto Rules, in Potential Peace Offering to Trump

Tesla would be the immediate big winner from the changes that China announced on Tuesday.

Union Is Formed at Los Angeles Times and Publisher Put on Leave

Union Is Formed at Los Angeles Times and Publisher Put on Leave

The Los Angeles Times building. Employees at the newspaper have voted to unionize, reversing more than a century of anti-union sentiment.

Settlements for 3 Wall Street Banks Hold a Silver Lining

Settlements for 3 Wall Street Banks Hold a Silver Lining

HSBC, Deutsche Bank and UBS Group collectively paid just under $47 million to settle civil charges of market manipulation with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, but gained a waiver from a rule in the Dodd-Frank Act.

Robots Ride to the Rescue Where Workers Can’t Be Found

Robots Ride to the Rescue Where Workers Can’t Be Found

Today there are around 101 robots for every 10,000 workers. And more machines are coming as companies try to improve productivity, tilting them toward levels in countries like Germany, which averages 309 robots per 10,000 workers, the most in Europe.

Companies Respond to an Urgent Health Care Need: Transportation

Companies Respond to an Urgent Health Care Need: Transportation

Workers at RoundTrip in Philadelphia, a start-up that organizes health care transportation. The company has 15 health care partners, many of which operate in dozens of locations, and 200 transportation organizations in its network in more than 23 states.

Aging Hong Kong Waterfront Gets a Face-Lift

Aging Hong Kong Waterfront Gets a Face-Lift

Victoria Dockside, a development perched on the tip of the Kowloon Peninsula overlooking Victoria Harbor in Hong Kong, includes the K11 Atelier business tower and K11 Musea.

From Oil to Solar: Saudi Arabia Plots a Shift to Renewables

From Oil to Solar: Saudi Arabia Plots a Shift to Renewables

Saudi Arabia’s biggest solar farm in operation covers a parking lot of the national oil company, Saudi Aramco.


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