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New Study Sounds a Note of Caution in the Development of CRISPR Gene Therapies

New Study Sounds a Note of Caution in the Development of CRISPR Gene Therapies The discovery of CRISPR gene editing technology led many to believe we may soon be able to tweak our DNA with ultra-high accuracy. But a new study has found it can cause more unintended damage to the genome than thought, and…
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This Week’s Awesome Stories From Around the Web (Through July 21)

This Week’s Awesome Stories From Around the Web (Through July 21) FUTURE OF WORK This Is What Work Will Look Like in 2100 Jared Lindzon | Fast Company “Some futurists believe that automation will push future workers to tasks that are quintessentially human, and that things like standardized working hours and traditional hierarchies will disappear.”…
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US Health Care Companies Begin Exploring Blockchain Technologies

US Health Care Companies Begin Exploring Blockchain Technologies The sprawling US health care industry has trouble managing patient information: Every doctor, medical office, hospital, pharmacy, therapist and insurance company needs different pieces of data to properly care for patients. These records are scattered all over on each business’s computers—and some no doubt in filing cabinets…
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US Health Care Companies Begin Exploring Blockchain Technologies

US Health Care Companies Begin Exploring Blockchain Technologies The sprawling US health care industry has trouble managing patient information: Every doctor, medical office, hospital, pharmacy, therapist and insurance company needs different pieces of data to properly care for patients. These records are scattered all over on each business’s computers—and some no doubt in filing cabinets…
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The 4 Tools Making Capital More Abundant Than It’s Ever Been

The 4 Tools Making Capital More Abundant Than It’s Ever Been Nothing accelerates technological innovation like cash. Lots and lots of cash. More bucks means more Buck Rogers. More cash means more people building, experimenting, failing, and eventually driving breakthroughs. In December 2017, I wrote about the abundance of capital accumulating around the world. We’ve…
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Why Scaling Innovation Is More About Discipline Than Disruption

Why Scaling Innovation Is More About Discipline Than Disruption Again and again, we hear company founders complain in utter frustration that the larger they grow, the less they accomplish. “We built our first product in three weeks; now we can’t ship a new feature in three months,” they might say. As startups become scaleups, they struggle…
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Why Scaling Innovation Is More About Discipline Than Disruption

Why Scaling Innovation Is More About Discipline Than Disruption Again and again, we hear company founders complain in utter frustration that the larger they grow, the less they accomplish. “We built our first product in three weeks; now we can’t ship a new feature in three months,” they might say. As startups become scaleups, they struggle…
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This Drug Combo Extends Lifespan and Healthspan in Mice by Killing ‘Zombie’ Cells

This Drug Combo Extends Lifespan and Healthspan in Mice by Killing ‘Zombie’ Cells Aging may seem like the most natural—and inevitable—thing in life. Yet according to a new study in Nature Medicine, rejuvenating an aging body may be as easy as kitchen renovations. Simply swap drill and hammer for a cocktail of two drugs already…
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This Drug Combo Extends Lifespan and Healthspan in Mice by Killing ‘Zombie’ Cells

This Drug Combo Extends Lifespan and Healthspan in Mice by Killing ‘Zombie’ Cells Aging may seem like the most natural—and inevitable—thing in life. Yet according to a new study in Nature Medicine, rejuvenating an aging body may be as easy as kitchen renovations. Simply swap drill and hammer for a cocktail of two drugs already…
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This Drug Combo Extends Lifespan and Healthspan in Mice by Killing ‘Zombie’ Cells

This Drug Combo Extends Lifespan and Healthspan in Mice by Killing ‘Zombie’ Cells Aging may seem like the most natural—and inevitable—thing in life. Yet according to a new study in Nature Medicine, rejuvenating an aging body may be as easy as kitchen renovations. Simply swap drill and hammer for a cocktail of two drugs already…
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