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9 Examples of How the Internet of Things Is Already Disrupting Just About Everything
Internet of Things

9 Examples of How the Internet of Things Is Already Disrupting Just About Everything

IoT applications are changing the way we shop, grow our food and adjust our home thermostats.
Nathan Sinnott
Alphabet and GlaxoSmithKline to Collaborate on Bioelectronic Research
Biotechnology

Alphabet and GlaxoSmithKline to Collaborate on Bioelectronic Research

The companies hope to solve medical problems by fusing biology and technology.
Tom Perkins, Silicon Valley Venture Capital Pioneer, Dies at 84
Silicon Valley

Tom Perkins, Silicon Valley Venture Capital Pioneer, Dies at 84

As co-founder of the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Perkins played a major role in the formative years of the computer and biotech industries.
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
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
Make More Happen

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