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Why More Startups Are Paying Attention to What They Learned in Bio
Biohacking

Why More Startups Are Paying Attention to What They Learned in Bio

Be it gimmick or real solution, biohacking is big business.
Matt Villano
Great Achievements: Tim Cook Gets Honored and an Important Drug Snags FDA Approval
Biotechnology

Great Achievements: Tim Cook Gets Honored and an Important Drug Snags FDA Approval

Get inspired by these recent wins for the entrepreneurial community.
Nina Zipkin
Scientists and Ethicists Encourage Caution at Gene Summit
Genetics

Scientists and Ethicists Encourage Caution at Gene Summit

The effectiveness and safety of gene editing is still unknown.
Genetically-Altered Mosquitoes May Be Key to Eradicating Malaria, Study Shows
Science

Genetically-Altered Mosquitoes May Be Key to Eradicating Malaria, Study Shows

Scientists at the University of California inserted heritable, malaria-blocking genes into mosquitoes and observed encouraging results.
Laura Entis
Out For Blood: Theranos Orchestrates Bold PR Coup in the Face of Damning Allegations
Crisis Management

Out For Blood: Theranos Orchestrates Bold PR Coup in the Face of Damning Allegations

The $9 billion blood-test startup is facing allegations that it's struggling with its ostensibly groundbreaking tech. But is it taking the right approach to responding to the crisis?
Geoff Weiss
This Albuquerque Launchpad Lets Biotech Companies Take On a Life of Their Own
Incubators

This Albuquerque Launchpad Lets Biotech Companies Take On a Life of Their Own

The BioScience Center encourages companies to stay for three years at below-market rates or in exchange for a percentage of equity.
Michelle Goodman
10 Industries Benefiting From Incubators
Incubators

10 Industries Benefiting From Incubators

From art and music to food and weed, these hatcheries are giving startups in niche industries room to grow.
Michelle Goodman
5 Businesses on the Brink of an IPO
IPO

5 Businesses on the Brink of an IPO

On the heels of last week's splashy stock-market debuts of Etsy, Party City and Virtu, here's who could be next.
Geoff Weiss
Where to Stash That Cryptocash? This Man Put It Under His Skin.
Far Out Tech

Where to Stash That Cryptocash? This Man Put It Under His Skin.

Martijn Wismeijer keeps his Bitcoin handy -- right between his thumb and index finger.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Meet Spruce, a Telemedicine App Designed to Stop Acne in Its Tracks
Apps

Meet Spruce, a Telemedicine App Designed to Stop Acne in Its Tracks

Now you can get medical help for acne from the privacy of your own phone.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
As Wearables Get Hot, These 6 Industries Are Poised to Capitalize
Wearables

As Wearables Get Hot, These 6 Industries Are Poised to Capitalize

The wearables revolution is coming. Here are the top industries that will cash in on the skyrocketing trend, according to a new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Why the Lean Startup Model Might Save Your Life
Lean Startups

Why the Lean Startup Model Might Save Your Life

Startup guru Steve Blank is reinventing life-science startups with an innovative program that launched this week.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Google Just Bought the Maker of a Tremor-Steadying 'Smart' Spoon
Mergers and Acquisitions

Google Just Bought the Maker of a Tremor-Steadying 'Smart' Spoon

The Liftware Base Stabilizer uses sensors to steady the dining process for the 11 million nationwide sufferers of essential tremor and Parkinson's disease.
Geoff Weiss
Google to Break Ground on Life-Prolonging Research Facility
Biotechnology

Google to Break Ground on Life-Prolonging Research Facility

Google-backed biotech company Calico has also forged a partnership with a Chicago-based biopharmaceutical firm to develop age-defying drugs.
Geoff Weiss