When most people think of social networks, they think of Facebook.
But apart from Mark Zuckerberg’s behemoth, which has 1.3 billion active users at last count, we’re seeing a rise in niche-based online communities, tailored to our personal or professional interests.... Read more »
Assessing the extent of long-term brain damage from concussions in football and other impact sports can be difficult (to say the least) if the only way to determine whether an individual is suffering from Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy is by autopsy. So... Read more »
It’s been almost a year since UC San Diego and Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) confirmed an initiative was underway to create an ambitious robotics institute that would include a new incubator for robotics startups.
The effort was conceived as a way... Read more »
A federal initiative to ensure that the United States can respond to biological threats at home will be put to the test in response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
A Texas site is preparing to manufacture the experimental Ebola... Read more »
Japan’s Daiichi Sankyo has agreed to acquire San Diego cancer drug developer Ambit Biosciences (NASDAQ: AMBI) for $315 million in cash, with additional milestone payments that could bring the total to $410 million.
The transaction comes just over a year... Read more »
In two minutes, Summer Rogers said it all.
The founder and CEO of San Diego-based nPruv said she founded the Web-based health IT startup to help match chronically ill patients with clinical trials of new drug candidates. As she put it,... Read more »
No one had heard of Mike Krieger when he responded to a call to organize San Francisco’s crime data.
He was in his early 20s, working on his coding, and he created an app to help visitors and city-dwellers alike know... Read more »