Views of the Cuba's Biotechnology Industry
The Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) stands in Havana, Cuba, on Monday, March 4, 2013. The center is a leader of Cuba's biotechnology sector with 231 registered patents in more than 50 countries for 13 different oncologic, autoimmune, infectious disease and cardiovascular projects. Photographer: Noah Friedman-Rudovsky/Bloomberg via Getty Images Bloomberg—Bloomberg via Getty Images

How the U.S. Can Get Cuba's Cancer Vaccine

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1. Cuba has a treatment for lung cancer, and now we can get our hands on it.

By Neel V. Patel in Wired

2. There won’t be an Uber for everything.

By Boris Wertz in Fortune

3. Stop climbing Mount Everest.

By Jan Morris in the New Statesman

4. Move over rooftop solar. Rooftop algae can generate power, cut CO2 and produce oxygen.

By Web Urbanist

5. Phantom flushing wastes water, and here’s how to fix it.

By Marika Shioiri-Clark in the Los Angeles Times

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