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I Belong Here: 3 Ways to Attract More Women to STEM
Women in Business

I Belong Here: 3 Ways to Attract More Women to STEM

A feeling of belonging is one of the strongest predictors of a female being attracted to a STEM career.
Merrilyn Datta
Why Microsoft Just Bought 10 Million Strands of DNA
Science

Why Microsoft Just Bought 10 Million Strands of DNA

It's all about the future of storage.
What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Theranos's Fall From Grace
Marketing Bootcamp

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Theranos's Fall From Grace

Honesty and transparency are vital for success. Don't let your customers hear from somebody else that you've sold them a work in progress.
Lydia Belanger
5 Nascent Technologies That Will Radically Shape the Future
Far Out Tech

5 Nascent Technologies That Will Radically Shape the Future

Researchers at the frontier of science are making possible technologies likely to change civilization more than anything since electricity.
Sam McRoberts
The Obsession With 'Curing' Aging Is Now Big Business
Biotechnology

The Obsession With 'Curing' Aging Is Now Big Business

Finding ways to extend a healthy life has attracted many tens of millions in investment dollars from the likes of Google and numerous biotechnology companies.
2 Biotech Companies Lead the Race to Develop a Zika Vaccine
Biotechnology

2 Biotech Companies Lead the Race to Develop a Zika Vaccine

Although the Zika vaccine may still be years away.
Carolyn Sun
Walgreens Pumps the Brakes on Theranos Partnership Amid Problematic Lab Audit
Theranos

Walgreens Pumps the Brakes on Theranos Partnership Amid Problematic Lab Audit

After one of Theranos' labs was found to pose immediate jeopardy to patient safety, Walgreens has ordered that no blood tests be analyzed there.
Geoff Weiss
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
Radicals & Visionaries

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