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biotech

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Science labs in the cloud: Champagne discoveries, beer budget

Emerald Therapeutics and companies like it want to be the Amazon Web Services of bioscience. If they succeed, they could potentially speed the big, breakthrough discoveries.

By May 16, 2015

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Non-browning apples may be on store shelves soon(ish)

Genetically modified Arctic apples clear a government hurdle and look ahead to landing in a grocery store near you.

By February 17, 2015

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Plant-based gel can stop traumatic bleeding in seconds

Biotech startup Suneris has developed a plant-based polymer it says functions like "Lego building blocks for the body," drastically reducing the amount of time it takes to stop a wound from bleeding.

By November 20, 2014

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Google buys Lift Labs, maker of spoon for Parkinson's tremors

The search giant takes another step into biotech, snapping up a device maker focused on neurodegenerative diseases.

By September 10, 2014

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Google's Calico to launch new facility for researching aging

The Google-backed company is taking its mission to extend the human life span further, partnering with biopharmaceutical firm AbbVie.

By September 3, 2014

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Apple hiring efforts point to medical tech integration

The company reportedly has hired at least six biomedical experts and other medical professionals as interest in health tech surges.

By May 5, 2014

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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 April 9, 2014

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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 March 15, 2012

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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 February 6, 2014

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Gattaca designer baby patent: scientists respond

Genomics company 23andMe has patented a method for genetically designing a baby, from eye colour to disease risk — and fellow scientists are alarmed.

By October 3, 2013