biotech

Nasdaq'ed: tech slide continues

Apr 11, 2014
It was a rough week for tech and bio-tech stocks.
Posted In: Tech, biotech, Earnings

Google announces new biotech company that will study human aging

Sep 19, 2013
The tech giant aims to study the biology behind the process of aging.
Posted In: Tech, Google, biotech, aging, Health, biology

A new supermaterial called nanocellulose

Apr 22, 2013
Researchers at the University of Texas are working on a way to produce mass quantities of nanocellulose -- a non-toxic construction and engineering material that's strong, saves trees, and could help reduce greenhouse gases.
Posted In: Science, biotech

Brazil, Latin American farmers targeted by biotech

Apr 3, 2013
Monsanto reports earnings and a lot of the company’s growth is based on Latin America.
Posted In: Monsanto, biotech

Better, stronger, faster: How close are we to becoming cyborgs?

Mar 15, 2013
Science fiction loves the merger of the human body and machine. In mid-March 2013, what's the status of the merger? Will Oremus, a writer for Slate who has been working on a series about using tech to build better people, joins Marketplace Tech host David Brancaccio to explain how far we've come and where we are headed.
Posted In: biotech, bionics, Tech, neuroscience

Telepathic rats communicate via computer

Mar 1, 2013
A lab at Duke University has taken us one step closer to mind-melding, using rats.
Posted In: Science, neuroscience, biotech

The medical Internet of things and the future of health care

Feb 8, 2013
How will health care be transformed by smart devices, continuous patient monitoring, and tele-medicine?
Posted In: health care, Internet, Tech, biotech

Always on (the Internet) in 2013, and controlling a robotic arm with a brain implant

Dec 30, 2012
Molly Wood of CNET gives her tech predictions for 2013, and Professor Andrew Schwartz describes research that helped a paraplegic woman control a robot arm with a brain implant.
Posted In: robotics, neuroscience, Google Glass, biotech

YouTube to pull back funding, and skin healing plastic

Nov 13, 2012
YouTube may slash funding to over half of its new channels and a plastic that repairs itself like skin heals itself, but faster.
Posted In: YouTube, Tech, biotech, plastic