Jailed man charged with murder after victim dies days after central Lubbock shooting

A 58-year-old man who was already in jail on unrelated charges now faces a murder charge in connection with a deadly shooting earlier this month in central Lubbock. James Young is charged with murder in connection to the Sept. 9 shooting that left 42-year-old Jesus Antonio Lopez Jr. dead, Lubbock police announced Thursday evening.Lubbock police … Read more

Big Pharma bets on AI to speed up clinical trials

By Natalie Grover and Martin Coulter LONDON (Reuters) – Major drugmakers are using artificial intelligence to find patients for clinical trials quickly, or to reduce the number of people needed to test medicines, both accelerating drug development and potentially saving millions of dollars. Human studies are the most expensive and time-consuming part of drug development … Read more

Top warming talks official hopes for ‘course correction’ and praises small steps in climate efforts

NEW YORK (AP) — A top official helping to oversee upcoming international climate negotiations hopes to prove critics wrong — and surprise them with a “course correction” for an ever-warming world. But don’t expect that big a turn. Adnan Amin, the CEO and No. 2 official at the upcoming Conference of Parties (COP28) in Dubai … Read more