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Transcending Moore's Law

Technology's advances can sometimes leave us breathless. Get used to it. We're always going to feel that way.

By July 17, 2015


What would 'real' patent reform look like?

Commentary: Congress may pass antitrolling legislation this year. But that's only the first step toward fixing a broken patent system

By July 6, 2015


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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