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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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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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Google wants to cure ageing

Google has announced the launch of Calico, a new initiative that is focused on tackling the health problems caused by ageing.

By September 18, 2013

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California approves Tessera solar plant

Tessera's Calico plant is expected to cost more than $2 billion and to power 200,000 to 500,000 homes, perhaps by late 2011.

By October 29, 2010

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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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Biologists switch on gene, extend flies' lives 30 percent

UCLA biologists may have just found a "fountain of youth" gene. In fruit flies, at least.

By September 11, 2014

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Giant kitties invade Jurassic Park

A Bangkok-based photography studio has made Jurassic Park's famous kitchen scene even more tense and terrifying.

By March 6, 2014

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Google spreads its wings, moving into drone deliveries

Amazon isn't the only tech giant experimenting with drones. Google has unveiled Project Wing, which is focusing its efforts on disaster relief, at least for now.

By August 28, 2014

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Bill Gates: Prioritizing Internet access before malaria research is 'a joke'

It seems that the Microsoft chairman would like Facebook and Google billionaires to pay attention to eliminating diseases afflicting the poor, in addition to wiring up the planet.

By November 1, 2013

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Christian groups sue Kansas schools, say teaching science is 'atheistic'

An attempt by Kansas schools to adopt teaching standards for science is being challenged by organizations that say science teaching "endorses a non-theistic world view."

By September 30, 2013