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Help reproduce a study about randomness.

“We found this cool study about randomness that we wanted to show you. But…there is something we saw in the data that made us question the results. Can you help us reproduce the study and figure things out?” | learn more

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Can certain foods really stave off dementia?

“Experts say that while nutrition studies are notoriously challenging to carry out, there is a compelling and ever-growing body of research that does suggest that some foods and diets may offer real benefits to an aging brain. So we spoke […]

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Infrared mind control.

“Now, scientists at the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute at Stanford University have developed the first non-invasive technique for controlling targeted brain circuits in behaving animals from a distance.” | learn more

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New technique kills tumors with sound waves.

This is an incredible development and it’s already in human trials. “The new treatment is called “histotripsy,” and it noninvasively directs ultrasound waves so that the target tissue is mechanically destroyed — and with millimeter precision. This novel technique is […]

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DNA Sequencing is eating the world

The first of a four-part series. “When I think about what is different in the world of genetic technologies, I think about Sequencing, Synthesis, Scale, and Software. … Incredible things are now possible at the intersection of these areas. The […]

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Top entrepreneurial bio labs in the US.

“I have identified 160+ translational labs that already have started or might likely start a company based on their research. These bio labs are in the top clusters (Bay Area, San Diego, New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and newly New Jersey […]