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Agenda Posted for Xconomy's What's Hot in Boston Biotech on May 16

AGENDA POSTED FOR XCONOMY'S WHAT'S HOT IN BOSTON BIOTECH ON MAY 16

Join Xconomy next month for our sixth installment of What's Hot in Boston Biotech on May 16 at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard....

First Jurassic World 3 Details Have Emerged

FIRST JURASSIC WORLD 3 DETAILS HAVE EMERGED

Director Colin Trevorrow offers some juice intel on Jurassic World 3, calling it a science thriller.

 
 
 
Genetics testing startup Prenetics buys UK's DNAFit to move into consumer services

GENETICS TESTING STARTUP PRENETICS BUYS UK'S DNAFIT TO MOVE INTO CONSUMER SERVICES

Prenetics , a Hong Kong-based startup that offers genetic testing services for patients, is expanding outside of Asia and into the...

In Pursuit of Perfect Chemistry: A Vision for Unifying Catalysis

IN PURSUIT OF PERFECT CHEMISTRY: A VISION FOR UNIFYING CATALYSIS

In a 2016 study, Berkeley Lab scientists used the bacterium Moorella thermoacetica in a hybrid artificial photosynthesis system for...

 
 
 
Watch SpaceX launch NASA's new planet-hunting satellite here

WATCH SPACEX LAUNCH NASA'S NEW PLANET-HUNTING SATELLITE HERE

It's almost time for SpaceX to launch NASA's TESS, a space telescope that will search for exoplants more across nearly the entire night...

BenevolentAI, which uses AI to develop drugs and energy solutions, nabs $115M at $2B valuation

BENEVOLENTAI, WHICH USES AI TO DEVELOP DRUGS AND ENERGY SOLUTIONS, NABS $115M AT $2B VALUATION

In the ongoing race to build the best and smartest applications that tap into the advances of artificial intelligence, a startup out...

 
 
 
Jurassic World 3 is a ‘Science Thriller', Says Director

JURASSIC WORLD 3 IS A ‘SCIENCE THRILLER', SAYS DIRECTOR

Colin Trevorrow is returning to the director's chair after helming Jurassic World , and promises that Jurassic World 3 will be close...

FULL TIME: SENIOR C DEVELOPER AT MONTARELO CONSULTING IN MADRID

Purpose of the function: We are seeking a passionate C developer to join our Software development team. Description of the position: Senior...

 
 
 
Outbreaks in Japan likely from contaminated seaweed facility

OUTBREAKS IN JAPAN LIKELY FROM CONTAMINATED SEAWEED FACILITY

Outbreak investigators in Japan have identified contamination in a seaweed production plant as the cause of seven foodborne illness...

Engineering Design for Birds

ENGINEERING DESIGN FOR BIRDS

The Next Generation Science Standards emphasize the connections between engineering and other scientific disciplines. Even with the...

 
 
 
After FDA Approves Bone Disease Drug, Ultragenyx Sets $200K Price

AFTER FDA APPROVES BONE DISEASE DRUG, ULTRAGENYX SETS $200K PRICE

Patients who have rickets experience a softening and weakening of their bones traced to a vitamin deficiency. In a rare, inherited...

NewBeauty Award Winners: When It's This Good, Price Doesn't Matter

NEWBEAUTY AWARD WINNERS: WHEN IT'S THIS GOOD, PRICE DOESN'T MATTER

Loaded with rare ingredients, cutting-edge technology and of-the-moment science, these products are the most luxurious of the bunch...

 
 
 
Google's DIY kits for building your own AI gadgets just got a big upgrade

GOOGLE'S DIY KITS FOR BUILDING YOUR OWN AI GADGETS JUST GOT A BIG UPGRADE

Google's AIY Projects program - a combination of DIY and AI - have announced a revamped set of build-it-yourself kits, aiming to bring...

Agtech Startup Inocucor Enters Plant Nutrition with ATP Acquisition

AGTECH STARTUP INOCUCOR ENTERS PLANT NUTRITION WITH ATP ACQUISITION

Inocucor, an agtech startup that develops and sells microbial products intended to improve plant and soil health, is now expanding...

 
 
 
Amazon Adapting William Gibson's The Peripheral

AMAZON ADAPTING WILLIAM GIBSON'S THE PERIPHERAL

Amazon adapting William Gibson's The Peripheral An adaptation of New York Times bestselling author Willian Gibson's science fiction...

Scientists Aim to Develop “Genomic Ark” of High-Quality Bat Genomes

SCIENTISTS AIM TO DEVELOP “GENOMIC ARK” OF HIGH-QUALITY BAT GENOMES

Pop quiz: Which animal accounts for around 20% of all living mammals, harbors some of the world's deadliest diseases, lives proportionately...

 
 
 
Incoming movie trailer

INCOMING MOVIE TRAILER

Check out the first official trailer of Incoming, the upcoming action science-fiction thriller... More details ->

 
 
 
How Satellite Images of the Earth at Night Help Us Understand Our World and Make Better Cities

HOW SATELLITE IMAGES OF THE EARTH AT NIGHT HELP US UNDERSTAND OUR WORLD AND MAKE BETTER CITIES

Nighttime view of Western Europe: England , Paris and Belgium and the Netherlands. Image courtesy of the Earth Science and Remote Sensing...

Climate-friendly burgers: fact or fiction?

CLIMATE-FRIENDLY BURGERS: FACT OR FICTION?

Here's a crazy idea: What if your love of steak wasn't a massive environmental problem but part of a solution instead? What if we could...