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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 testing live video chat with doctors

Google is offering a small number of users the option to live video chat with a real doctor when they use the company's web search to look up symptoms.

By October 13, 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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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 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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The Web at 25: How it won the White House -- and won me back

In the fourth and final installment of his series celebrating 25 years of the Web, Crave's Eric Mack returns to the Web from the wilderness after spending some time exploring the dark side of the Force, er, politics.

By March 13, 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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Imagining a Google where search isn't the whole story

Sure, Google's success is tied to one heck of a one-trick pony, but the company's efforts to expand beyond advertising finally are starting to bear fruit.

By February 11, 2014

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Google and robots: The future just got a lot closer

Don't look for an Android-powered Wall-E anytime soon, but Google's recent move toward robotics signals a big momentum shift getting under way.

By December 5, 2013