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NIH Funds Brain-Computer Implant Device

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A developer of implanted devices to record signals from brain cells received funding to advance a smaller and more durable electrode array. . . . → Read More: NIH Funds Brain-Computer Implant Device

Seed Stage Investors Raise $450M for New Fund

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A venture capital company specializing in financing start-up enterprises at their earliest stages says it raised $450 million for its third venture fund. . . . → Read More: Seed Stage Investors Raise $450M for New Fund

Foundation Plans $1B for Longevity Research

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A charitable foundation began work today supporting research on human longevity, with the goal of increasing lifespans to more than 120 years. . . . → Read More: Foundation Plans $1B for Longevity Research

DNA Data Search, Retrieval Medium Designed

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A bioengineering team created a practical technique for using DNA as a medium to store and retrieve vast and rapidly growing volumes of data. . . . → Read More: DNA Data Search, Retrieval Medium Designed

Computational Health Incubator Opens in Seattle

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A new business accelerator program is underway to nurture start-up companies applying computational techniques to the life sciences and health care. . . . → Read More: Computational Health Incubator Opens in Seattle

First U.S. Quantum Tech Incubator Underway

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The first incubator program in the U.S. for start-up enterprises developing quantum technologies is now accepting applicants in Chicago. . . . → Read More: First U.S. Quantum Tech Incubator Underway

Robot Designed to Find, Retrieve Hidden Objects

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An engineering lab studying wireless technologies developed a robotic arm using radio waves to find and grab objects blocked from direct view. . . . → Read More: Robot Designed to Find, Retrieve Hidden Objects

Intensive Care Bed Designed for Preterm Babies

Clinical trial results show a hospital bed that simulates contact with a mothers’ body helps preterm babies cope with unpleasant medical procedures. . . . → Read More: Intensive Care Bed Designed for Preterm Babies

Home Sensors, AI Detect Medication Errors

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Computer scientists designed a system with radio sensors interpreted by algorithms that indicate when residents make mistakes with their medication devices. . . . → Read More: Home Sensors, AI Detect Medication Errors

Venture Investor to Back Underserved Tech Entrepreneurs

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An investment company is offering training and seed funds to women technology entrepreneurs, and those in LGBTQ, racial, and ethnic minority communities. . . . → Read More: Venture Investor to Back Underserved Tech Entrepreneurs