New drugs coming out of biotech companies have made millionaires out of a number of scientists, clinicians, and investors, the Wall Street Journal reports. But, it adds, this newfound wealth hasn't always led to lavish spending on their part.

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King's College London researchers examine the influence of school type and genetics on academic achievement.

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