The 2018 Winter Olympics will end soon, and we did not skate through these games without a performance-enhancing drug allegation rearing its ugly head.
This time, the drug in question was meldonium (Mildronate), a product widely available over the counter in... Read more »
In late 2015, the National Science Foundation awarded a $6 million grant to the non-profit organization U.S. Ignite to help drive the development of next-generation “gigabit applications,” as part of a broader effort to create “smart gigabit communities” throughout the U.S.... Read more »
Austin—It stands to reason that if any industry could resist the tidal wave of e-commerce, it would be the fragrance business. After all, how can you smell a perfume or cologne online to decide if you like the scent?
But... Read more »
As college undergraduates, my roommate and I had what we called a “monowardrobe.”
That’s how we described the contents of the closet that lined a wall in our dorm room. We each organized our own clothing on either side, but since... Read more »
Another week of White House chaos and American gun violence. Amid it all, we tried to parse what the Trump administration’s 2019 budget proposal meant for the biomedical and life-science worlds.
There was talk of tackling high drug prices in the... Read more »
Take a look at this blurb for a session about data privacy at the upcoming RSA conference on cybersecurity. It sounds a polite warning:
“The importance of privacy is often alluded to in generalized, value-laden terms that, while sincere, don’t necessarily... Read more »
Syngenta is adding satellite imagery to the high-tech features it can offer farmers. The agribusiness giant has acquired FarmShots, a Raleigh, NC, startup that has commercialized software that analyzes satellite and drone images to give farmers a view of field... Read more »
In order to better position itself against competitors like Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ: COST) and Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN), Sam’s Club, the bulk retailer owned by Walmart (NYSE: WMT), is now offering free shipping for many items as part of... Read more »
As the last year has shown, the tech industry has a significant problem with sexual harassment and ensuring that women are treated equitably in the workplace.
Now, some founders are seeking to use tech tools such as chatbots, artificial intelligence, analytics,... Read more »
The opioid crisis. Right to Try legislation. The first human trials of CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology. These are just a few of the many topics at the feet of the FDA this year.
Speaking at the BIO CEO & Investor Conference... Read more »
In the future, you might pay for gas or a parking spot by touching a button on your vehicle’s dashboard.
Car companies are already starting to introduce these kinds of in-vehicle payments systems. But it’ll likely take years before they come... Read more »
As president-elect, Donald Trump in January 2017 slammed drug companies for “getting away with murder” and said he supported Medicare negotiation. He vowed during last month’s State of the Union speech that drug prices “will come down.”
Today, his administration’s... Read more »
The black skirt had multiple personas. The fact that it was made of leather gave it an edgy vibe, but its A-line fit-and-flair cut was more flirty and feminine. “I fell in love with it,” says Michelle Bacharach, co-founder of FindMine.... Read more »