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FDA halts trial of Duchenne gene therapy treatment from Solid Biosciences

This is the third time that the Cambridge-based life science company has run into a serious safety problem with its gene therapy.

Disney Plus suffers some technical difficulties at launch

Disney’s brand-new streaming service Disney Plus may be a victim of its own success.

Dean Foods files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization

Dean Foods has been posting losses after losing its biggest customer, Walmart Inc., which built its own plant.

Group offers cool ideas for a hotter Boston in coming decades

The local chapter of the Urban Land Institute releases a report on how the city might cope with rising temperatures.

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Is $18 billion enough to upgrade transportation, or is $50 billion more like it?

Consensus is building to raise taxes and fees to achieve transportation nirvana. The real question is whether Beacon Hill has the political will to act.


At nonprofit PowerOptions, Takle ready to take charge

Heather March Takle will replace the retiring Cindy Arcate.


Uber CEO backtracks on comment that likened Khashoggi murder to a car accident

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