Subscribe for email alerts

Don’t miss a single Science & Enterprise post. Sign up for our daily email alerts.

Donate to Science & Enterprise

Please share Science & Enterprise

NIH Funds Decentralized Rare Disease Data Network

Blockchain

A start-up company is building a secure decentralized network of genomic and other medical data on rare diseases, funded by a fast-track award from an NIH agency. . . . → Read More: NIH Funds Decentralized Rare Disease Data Network

Addiction Therapy, VR Companies Partner on Veteran PTSD

Man in virtual reality headset

A developer of addiction therapies and virtual reality software company are collaborating on help for veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. . . . → Read More: Addiction Therapy, VR Companies Partner on Veteran PTSD

Health Blockchain Start-Up Raises $5.5M in Seed Funds

Globe network

A new enterprise aggregating and securing a wide range of health care data with blockchain technology is raising $5.5 million in seed funds. . . . → Read More: Health Blockchain Start-Up Raises $5.5M in Seed Funds

Patent Awarded for Opioid Risk System with Geographic Data

Networked earth

A company analyzing public health data by geography and social factors received a patent for its system identifying likely opioid addiction hot spots. . . . → Read More: Patent Awarded for Opioid Risk System with Geographic Data

Infographic – 1 in 6 Americans Using Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency use in U.S.

A recent survey by Pew Research Center indicates cryptocurrencies are gaining more traction among individuals in the U.S., particularly younger people. . . . → Read More: Infographic – 1 in 6 Americans Using Cryptocurrency

Companies Deploy Blockchain for Food Safety, Tracking

Cattle

A company offering food and animal safety services is applying blockchain technologies to boost its livestock and food tracking capabilities. . . . → Read More: Companies Deploy Blockchain for Food Safety, Tracking

Data Trial to Build Precision Epilepsy Model

Brain activity graphic

A medical data science company is analyzing health data from participants’ smartphones with artificial intelligence to better determine epilepsy treatments. . . . → Read More: Data Trial to Build Precision Epilepsy Model

Blockchain Added to Clinical Trials Management

Blockchain network graphic

A contract research organization, or CRO, specializing in clinical trials is adding blockchain capability for data management, with help from an engineering consulting firm. . . . → Read More: Blockchain Added to Clinical Trials Management

Blockchain Prototype Designed for Clinical Trial Data

Network illustration

A bioinformatics lab developed a prototype system for securely transmitting and storing clinical trial data with blockchain that protects against corrupting trial records. . . . → Read More: Blockchain Prototype Designed for Clinical Trial Data

Blockchain and Science, Not Ready for Prime Time

James Evans

A panel of data and behavioral scientists envision great potential for blockchain in science, but show few cases of blockchain in use today among researchers. . . . → Read More: Blockchain and Science, Not Ready for Prime Time