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biotech

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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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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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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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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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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

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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 September 18, 2013

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Build your own bio-printer

Why should medical facilities get all the fun? A new post on Instructables shows you how to build a machine that lets you print your own organic matter.

By March 7, 2013

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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 March 6, 2013

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Five big tech stories to watch for in 2013

The big stories of this year will continue into the next. But maybe not in the way you expect them to.

By December 20, 2012