Emulate makes “Organ on a Chip” technology. 

I recently found out this existed, and I’m still stunned. “The translucent Emulate chips, roughly the size of a AA battery, have tiny channels lined with human cells and tissue. These chips are engineered to recreate the physiology and mechanical forces encountered by the cells of an organ, such as the flow of blood or air.” learn more

Sales tax is coming to the internet. 

This week, the Supreme Court overturned the Quill vs North Dakota decision from 1992 that’s kept sales tax from reaching all online transactions. I think it’s good that the interstate commerce loophole is going away, but managing the complexity of so many tax jurisdictions is going to be a real headache for smaller e-tailers. learn more