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Article wired.com

Biology Will Be the Next Great Computing Platform | WIRED - WIRED


New companies are popping up to become the Amazons, Apples, and Intels of genome engineering...

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Article a16z.com

The Century of Biology – Andreessen Horowitz


Editor’s Note: Jorge Conde is Andreessen Horowitz’ newest general partner on our bio fund, which was formally established two years ago with general partner Vijay Pande to lead ...

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Article theworldin.com

A new age of discovery for biology | The Economist


In the era of modern science, hardly a week goes by without a big advance in biology. Although such progress will continue in 2018, it will not bring a cure for cancer, a remedy...

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Podcast a16z.com

a16z Podcast: On the Genomics of Disease, From Science to Business – Andreessen Horowitz


Once we sequenced the human genome, we’d know the cause of — and therefore be able to help cure — all diseases… Or so we thought. Turns out, 20,000 genes (and counting) didn’t r...

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Article nautil.us

The Quiet Revolution of CRISPR - Nautilus - Nautilus


CRISPR’s not on the cusp of anything. "How many diseases could humans treat if the DNA in troublesome cells could be edited within the body? Half? Most? How about “absolutel...

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Article technologyreview.com

An $850,000 Price Tag on Gene Therapy Shouldn’t Freak You Out—Yet | MIT technology


The $850,000 price of a newly approved gene therapy for blindness stunned patient advocates, but the sticker shock could quickly wear off.

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Article a16z.com

Biology, the New (Old) Technical Debt, and What That Means for Healthcare Innovation – a16z - Andreessen Horowitz (2018)


"It’s a common nightmare for programmers to come in late to a project or organization and then have to make sense of a complex “spaghetti mess” of code created over the previous...

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Video youtu.be

When Biology Becomes Engineering | a16z - a16z


a16z Published on Jan 10, 2018 As the product of millions of years of evolution, biology is incredibly complex. And until now, the science behind understanding biology has l...

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Article rockhealth.com

Demystifying AI and Machine Learning in Healthcare | Rock Health - Rock Health


AI in healthcare feels inevitable: Optimists predict that artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) will diagnose disease better and earlier, treat illness more preci...

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Article bloomberg.com

The $250 Biohack That’s Revolutionizing Life With Diabetes - Bloomberg - Bloomberg.com


DIYers used a security flaw to bypass the $8.3 billion insulin delivery business with a cobbled-together artificial pancreas.

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Article texasmonthly.com

The High-Stakes Race to Create the World's First Artificial Heart - Texas Monthly (2018)


In this exclusive excerpt from 'Ticker: The Quest to Create an Artificial Heart,' world-renowned Houston surgeon Bud Frazier races to help an ailing patient by implanting a revo...

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Article npr.org

Thousands Of Swedes Are Inserting Microchips Under Their Skin : NPR - NPR.org


Proponents of the chips say they're safe and largely protected from hacking, but one scientist is raising privacy concerns around the kind of personal health data that might be ...

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Article a16z.com

Programming Biology: Read (r), Write (w), Execute (x) - Andreessen Horowitz (2019) - Andreessen Horowitz (2019)


Our best tools for understanding and manipulating biology have historically been observation and experimentation. Then, we developed the ability to “read” and “write” in biology...

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Article economist.com

Turning brain signals into useful information - The Economist


FOR those who reckon that brain-computer interfaces will never catch on, there is a simple answer: they already have. Well over 300,000 people worldwide have had cochlear implan...

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