News and Articles About Biotechnology

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

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
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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
This Is Y Combinator's Next Hot Area of Investment
Y Combinator

This Is Y Combinator's Next Hot Area of Investment

For the first time, the accelerator program is actively recruiting startups outside the tech space.
Laura Entis
Could This Plant Shake Up the Biofuel Industry?
Technology

Could This Plant Shake Up the Biofuel Industry?

A consortium of sustainability researchers sponsored by Boeing, Honeywell and Etihad Airways has conducted promising research on shrub-like plants that could give the airline industry, among others, an alternative to oil.
Geoff Weiss
For Autism Researcher, Yankee Stadium is Field of Dreams
Entrepreneurs

For Autism Researcher, Yankee Stadium is Field of Dreams

As part of our Thought Leaders series focusing on inspiration, we interview Dr. Joan Fallon at Yankee Stadium -- a place that she says renews her passion for work.
Colleen DeBaise
Recognition Is an End, Not a Means
Entrepreneurs

Recognition Is an End, Not a Means

The CEO and president of HUYA Bioscience International lends an insider's view into her successful ascent to leadership.