under the microscope

Faster testing for artificial antibodies

Researchers at Berkeley have created a new system to rapidly test artificial antibodies. This feels like a strong brute-force attack against pathogens. “The system starts with a nanosheet made up of molecules called peptoids. This is then coated in loops […]

tech, startups, internet

Why do some teams win? 

Steve Blank, who teaches at Stanford, Berkeley and Columbia, writes about why some startups win – clearly defined missions. He writes about his experience creating a departmental mission statement to guide his team so they knew, “why they came to […]