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The Google-backed company is taking its mission to extend the human life span further, partnering with biopharmaceutical firm AbbVie.
Larry Page recruits Art Levinson, chairman at both Genentech and Apple, to run the new health-focused company.
Google has announced the launch of Calico, a new initiative that is focused on tackling the health problems caused by ageing.
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.
The search giant takes another step into biotech, snapping up a device maker focused on neurodegenerative diseases.
UCLA biologists may have just found a "fountain of youth" gene. In fruit flies, at least.
A Bangkok-based photography studio has made Jurassic Park's famous kitchen scene even more tense and terrifying.
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.
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.
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."