One Library for the Entire World

It's quite easy for people to talk cynically of the various ways in which technology is supposedly undermining culture and society. (And those complaints are obviously nothing new.) In particular, people have — rightly or wrongly — been afraid of "information overload" for ages. » 9/16/14 4:31pm 9/16/14 4:31pm

How South Dakota's Human-Cow Hybrids Are Helping Modern Medicine

A rapidly growing field of disease treatments now revolves around the use of antibodies. These immune system foot soldiers identify and neutralize foreign objects like bacteria and viruses, but producing them en mass for modern pharmacology is no simple task. That's why a team from Sanford Applied Biosciences in Sioux… » 9/26/13 7:20pm 9/26/13 7:20pm

Ex-CEO of Intel Invests $1.5m Into Medical Research

Being a Parkinson's disease sufferer, and previously having prostate cancer, Andrew Grove knows all to well the ins and outs of hospital life. That's partly why the ex-CEO and chairman of Intel has pumped money into "translational medicine" research. » 5/18/10 6:22am 5/18/10 6:22am