Elizabeth Holmes trial Week 7 recap: a $1 billion IPO plan, and a former staffer testifies he was told to change numbers to make test results seem normal

The seventh week of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes’ fraud trial has come and gone. It featured revelations on plans for a $1 billion IPO and ways staff tried to skirt testing issues. Here’s everything that happened in the trial in its seventh week. Loading Something is loading. How Theranos tried to make unusual test results…

An Illinois school board member said she resigned after finding 4 dead rodents in front of her home: ‘I was afraid on a day-to-day basis’

An Illinois school board member resigned this month following months of “unrelenting harassment.”  Carolyn Waibel told Insider someone trespassed on her property and vandalized her home. She believes her aversion to extremism made her a target among angry community members.  Loading Something is loading. When the vitriolic emails began arriving in her inbox this summer,…

Norfolk sand: Has a colossal experiment worked?

By Rebecca MorelleGlobal science correspondent, BBC NewsMedia caption, Watch: Before and after footage of sand scheme in Norfolk, to prevent coastal erosionTwo years ago, a stretch of coastline in North Norfolk underwent a radical transformation. Millions of tonnes of sand were shifted there to hold back the encroaching sea. It’s the first time an experiment…