Freakonomics Radio Live: “The World’s a Mess. But Oysters, They Hold it Down.”

Celebrity chef Alex Guarnaschelli joins us to co-host a night of scrumptious fact-finding: the place a trillion oysters went, whether or not a soda tax can work, and the way beer helped construct an empire. Washington Post columnist Alexandra Petri is our real-time fact-checker. Listen and subscribe to our podcast …

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Synthace raises $25.6 million to automate bio labs with software

U.Okay.-based startup Synthace desires to automate laboratory processes with a programming language designed for organic experiments, and it’s getting the monetary backing to do it. The firm right this moment introduced that it’s raised $25.6 million in a collection B funding spherical led by Horizons Ventures, with participation from Luminous Ventures, SOSV, and …

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