Meet The Most Powerful Sports Agents In The World

There are only three sure things in life: death, taxes andScott Boras dominating the sports agent business. With a staggering $2.3 billion in active MLB player contracts negotiated, netting him more than $117 million in commissions, Boras once again leads Forbes’ ranking of The World’s Most Powerful Sports Agents.

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ARE VIRUSES ALIVE? NEW EVIDENCE SAYS YES

Influenza, SARS, Ebola, HIV, the common cold. All of us are quite familiar with these names. They are viruses—a little bit of genetic material (DNA or RNA) encapsulated in a protein coat. But what we don’t really understand, and what scientists have struggled with since the study of virology began, is whether viruses are actually living or not. A paper published today in Science Advancesjust might change that. By creating a reliable method of studying viruses’ long evolutionary history—hitherto nearly impossible—researchers have found new evidence that strongly suggests viruses are indeed living entities.

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