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Gates, Lauder Backing Early Alzheimer’s Biomarker Tests

Brain circuits

A group of well-known philanthropists is backing a new research program to find simple tests that reveal early indicators of Alzheimer’s disease in a person’s molecular make-up. . . . → Read More: Gates, Lauder Backing Early Alzheimer’s Biomarker Tests

A.I. Drug Discovery Company Gains $32M in Early Funds

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A company using genomic databases and artificial intelligence to discover new therapies for neurodegenerative diseases is raising $32 million in its first venture funding round. . . . → Read More: A.I. Drug Discovery Company Gains $32M in Early Funds

New $315 Million Life Sciences Venture Fund Unveiled

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A life science and health care investment company in the U.K. today revealed its 12th venture capital fund for start-up and current enterprises in the U.S. and Europe. . . . → Read More: New $315 Million Life Sciences Venture Fund Unveiled

Infographic – Amazon’s Largest Acquisitions

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Our friends at CB Insights put together a chart showing Amazon’s largest acquisitions in dollar value, this weekend’s infographic. . . . → Read More: Infographic – Amazon’s Largest Acquisitions

Are You Investing Sensibly? Find Out by Reading On

Think about what you can do to improve your future financial situation by making the best possible investments. . . . → Read More: Are You Investing Sensibly? Find Out by Reading On

Cancer T-Cell Start-Up Gains $150 Million in IPO

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A three year-old company developing treatments for cancer with engineered T-cells from the immune system raised $150 million in its initial public offering of common stock. . . . → Read More: Cancer T-Cell Start-Up Gains $150 Million in IPO

$3.4M NIH Grant Funding New ALS Treatments

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A biotechnology company is receiving a grant from National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to advance its experimental treatments for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. . . . → Read More: $3.4M NIH Grant Funding New ALS Treatments

Energy Investment Tips That Can Put The Fire In Your Finances

One of these industries that have seen particularly good growth over the past few years is the energy sector. . . . → Read More: Energy Investment Tips That Can Put The Fire In Your Finances

Bacterial Genome Recoded to Produce Stable Protein Drugs

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A biotechnology lab devised techniques for genetically engineered bacteria to produce synthetic proteins that can last longer and are more stable than current protein production methods. . . . → Read More: Bacterial Genome Recoded to Produce Stable Protein Drugs

Infographic – Immigrants Boost High-Value U.S. Start-Ups

Countries of immigrant start-ups

Based on data from 2016, about half — 44 of 87 — U.S. start-ups valued at $1 billion or more were founded by immigrants, with India providing the largest number of these entrepreneurs. . . . → Read More: Infographic – Immigrants Boost High-Value U.S. Start-Ups