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biotech

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Hacker collective focuses on biotech (audio slideshow)

BioCurious, a hackerspace for biotech, lets budding scientists get their hands on once-inaccessible equipment.

By Mar. 15, 2012

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Clean-tech investors take cue from biotech

Venture capitalists continue to stay bullish on green tech but more people in the field say start-ups need to reconsider how best to successfully fund their businesses.

By Dec. 19, 2008

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Biotech pros press algae into biodiesel production

Berkeley spinoff Aurora Biofuels lands $20 million in series A funding for algae aquaculture venture.

By Jun. 10, 2008

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Why Web 2.0 is an easier investment than biotech

More venture money goes into life sciences than any other category. But it's not easy to make those investments pay off.

By Apr. 3, 2008

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Woman wins competition, clones her dog

A British woman passionately needs her 12-year-old dachshund, Winnie, to be copied. So she wins a competition and a Korean company clones Winnie for free.

By Apr. 9, 2014

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Will Nadella appointment weigh on debate over tech visas?

In what some might call an advertisement for the classic story of an immigrant pursuing the American dream, Redmond's new boss, Satya Nadella, was born in Hyderabad, India. Now he's running Microsoft.

By Feb. 6, 2014

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Singularity University launches synthetic biology accelerator

The new program will give three initial companies a leg up in getting their startups off the ground. The accelerator will be modeled on those that traditionally work with tech and biotech startups.

By May. 17, 2012

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Facebook elects second woman to board

UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann joins Sheryl Sandberg in adding a womanly touch to the social network's once males-only club.

By Mar. 6, 2013

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Google launches Calico to take on illness and aging

Larry Page recruits Art Levinson, chairman at both Genentech and Apple, to run the new health-focused company.

By Sep. 18, 2013