Research that happens at the intersection of different fields can lead to new innovations that tackle pressing problems in the life sciences. This year’s finalists in the Innovation at the Intersection category show the value of bringing different disciplines—engineering and biology,... Read more »
An option-to-buy deal, when one company agrees to buy another on prearranged terms after a series of milestones are met, doesn’t always lead to an acquisition. Sometimes, as with a 2016 deal between Biogen and Rodin Therapeutics, the arrangement fizzles and... Read more »
For Xconomy’s first-ever industry awards gala, we wanted to make trophies that stand out and represent the winning Boston life sciences innovators in a fun and creative way.
These days, it doesn’t get much cooler than making stuff with 3D... Read more »
Houston—Technological innovation is sometimes rightly criticized for how it automates work, creating uncertain economic futures for many people.
Denise Hamilton has decided to focus on how, as she puts it, technology can instead “inject people” into processes, amplifying their efforts.... Read more »
This week in Boston tech, we’re tracking a new Techstars program to support early-stage companies, the latest development in DraftKings’ regulatory battles, a new home for PTC, and more problems for Kaspersky Lab. Read on for details.
—Techstars is launching a... Read more »
Given the size and diversity of the life sciences community in the Boston area, we at Xconomy knew that many candidates would be so unique that they wouldn’t fit neatly into a category. So we gave them a category of their... Read more »
It was a week of realignments. President Trump, who used to be known as “The Donald” but now goes by “Amnesty Don,” kept up the parlay-voo with his new friends Chuck and Nancy. Martin Shkreli, who was once... Read more »
Personal financial data for as many as 143 million Americans, inadequately guarded by credit bureau Equifax and stolen by hackers, can never be sheltered again under an umbrella of privacy. Those victims could face dire consequences, such as raids on their... Read more »