In The News

January 23, 2006

Spin-out Specialists: Universities, organizations providing more help in taking tech from lab to shop

The increasingly active role universities play as providers of funding and other support for entrepreneurs and fledgling businesses is tilling some of the most fertile ground in which to grow succesful spin-out companies.

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November 17, 2005

Predicting Liver Toxicity

Every year unforeseen toxicity scuttles new drugs, sometimes even after they've received FDA approval. A major reason is that it's difficult to predict the response of the liver, where drug toxicity often shows up.

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November 2, 2005

Deshpande Center awards $500,000 in grants

In an economy where millions of dollars in venture capital go to scientists and innovators, a mere $50,000 'ignition grant' may be small potatoes.  

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October 11, 2005

Technology Review’s top 35 innovators under the age of 35

Their work is a road map to what's hot in emerging technology -- and their achievements will shape the world we live in for decades to come.

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