The tech industry and the investment community that funds it are notorious for being, shall we say, safe spaces for white men.
The myth of meritocracy persists in the tech world even in the face of data indicating a longstanding... Read more »
The story of how genes are regulated has gotten a whole lot more complicated in recent years. Scientists, using ever-improving sequencing technologies, are discovering the many ways the cell can turn gene activity up or down. With this growing insight comes... Read more »
[Updated 5/18/18, 8:38 a.m. See below.] An Amgen migraine drug developed to head off pain before it starts has won FDA approval, the first for a new class of preventive drug candidates for the condition.
The Amgen (NASDAQ:... Read more »
San Antonio—Cloud computing giant Rackspace has acquired a company that helps other businesses implement and use the Salesforce software. The deal expands Rackspace’s focus on helping companies use software and computing services, including those of cloud computing businesses it historically... Read more »
Dallas—OncoNano Medicine, which is developing an imaging agent to help surgeons better remove tumors, has raised $11.7 million in Series A funding.
OncoNano’s lead product, ONM-100, is an injectable imaging agent that targets the acidic pH within tumors to better... Read more »
The U.S. is coming off the worst influenza season in nearly a decade, highlighting the potential benefit of a universal flu vaccine that could protect against multiple strains of the disease.
One company developing an experimental universal flu vaccine is FluGen... Read more »
Underscore VC’s partners planned to begin seeking capital for the firm’s second early-stage venture fund in the fall. Instead, their backers approached them, eager to re-invest.
“We were pre-empted,” says co-founder and partner Michael Skok. “That’s pretty unusual.”
The result of... Read more »
[Updated 5/17/18, 9:45 am. See below.] Silicon Valley company Arevo, which competes with a growing number of rivals to transform 3D printing into a tool for mass manufacturing, announced today it raised $12.5 million in a Series B... Read more »
MIT’s Inclusive Innovation Challenge (IIC), a competition awarding more than $1 million to tech entrepreneurs driving economic opportunities for workers, is coming to Detroit.
The brainchild of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, the IIC seeks to find and... Read more »