Roivant, which creates companies around orphaned drugs, just raised $1.1 billion from Softbank

Roivant Sciences, a three-year-old, New York-based company aiming to one day be a giant holding company for dozens of independent biopharmaceutical companies, has raised $1.1...

Welltory packs a lot of science into its app to measure your stress levels

There’s a lot of talk about the quantified self, but one of the grey areas remains working out your levels of stress. Usually this requires...

Researchers use radio waves to wirelessly monitor sleep patterns

MIT researchers have unveiled a new method for wirelessly monitoring sleep. The whole thing works a bit like echolocation — radio waves are beamed off...

Hampton Creek says the FDA has cleared its products, wants to hear back from...

Hampton Creek has just informed TechCrunch that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved of the safety and labeling of all of its products....

How high-tech breast pumps help new mothers reclaim their time

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7 ways CRISPR is about to change our world

Would you eliminate cancer if you had the power to do it? How about ridding the world of HIV or wiping out Zika-carrying mosquitos? CRISPR, a new gene editing technique...

Omega Ophthalmics is an eye implant platform with the power of continuous AR

Google and other tech companies have come up with glasses and contact lenses for the purposes of AR, but Omega Ophthalmics is taking a much more...

These tiny modular ‘microbots’ can change shape to capture single cells

In a video out of North Carolina State University and Duke, five tiny cubes float freely under a microscope. Suddenly two pairs snap together, before...

CRISPR’d human embryos doesn’t mean designer babies are around the corner

Earlier this week scientists stunned us with the announcement they’d genetically altered the first human embryos in the U.S. using CRISPR technology — but don’t...

EverlyWell rolls out three new DNA-based products for food sensitivity, metabolism and breast milk

There’s a lot going on in commercial DNA testing these days beyond what eye color you have or where your mitochondria comes from, and at-home...

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TRAI to look into Reliance Jio's Happy New Year Offer

Reliance Jio's latest announcement didn't go unnoticed by the telecom regulatory body, TRAI, as it has said that it will examine Jio's latest...

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