Maria Walker

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Running A Few Tests On Theranos: Can Elizabeth Holmes Revolutionize Diagnostics?

Elizabeth Holmes, the world’s youngest female billionaire, and her company, Palo Alto-based Theranos, have seized the public imagination with a vision of replacing traditional blood tests with a cheaper, faster, and less painful alternative. But Theranos’ technology remains shrouded in mystery, …

Genetic Engineering

Meet Remix Mini: A True Android Desktop PC For Just $20

Android is a pretty great platform, but it isn’t truly built for everyday desktop computing, or at least that’s what we’ve been led to believe. …

11 scientists who are transforming how we treat disease, see the brain, and engineer our genes

From improving our understanding of everything from the human brain to the trillions of microbes that live on and within us, these researchers and physicians are revolutionizing the field.<p>These people were selected from a list we put together of 50 scientists from across the globe.

Neuroscience

The science of empathy—and why some people have it less than others

Empathy is hot in business wisdom these days: Forbes says it’s invaluable, Apple’s training manual offers empathy exercises, and Virgin Group founder Richard Branson calls caring “key.”<p>“Corporate empathy is not an oxymoron,” concluded an article in the Harvard Business Review on January 8. “It is a …

Empathy