Sam Butensky

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Obama's next move: Precision medicine and genomics venture capitalist?

President Barack Obama is due to end his time at the White House on January 20, 2017. What’s next for him after that? Healthcare and technology could …

Marijuana Compound Removes Toxic Alzheimer's Protein From The Brain

This is awesome.<p>An active compound in marijuana called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been found to promote the removal of toxic clumps of amyloid …

Dead could be brought 'back to life' in groundbreaking project

A groundbreaking trial to see if it is possible to regenerate the brains of dead people, has won approval from health watchdogs.<p>Indian specialist Dr Himanshu Bansal, working with Biotech companies Revita Life Sciences and Bioquark Inc, has been granted ethical permission to recruit 20 patients who …

Scientists Connect Brain to a Basic Tablet—Paralyzed Patient Googles With Ease

For patient T6, 2014 was a happy year.<p>That was the year she learned to control a Nexus tablet with her brain waves, and literally took her life …

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These Two Entrepreneurs Found a Great Way to Work Smarter, Not Harder

And out of their struggle, they made a product to help others.<br>Read More


There’s a Mystery Machine That Sculpts the Human Genome

Geneticists can’t see this machine, but they can see its works—and they say it might be the key to reshaping the genome.<p>Genomes are so regularly represented as strings of letters—As, Gs, Cs, and Ts—that it’s easy to forget that they aren’t just abstract collections of data. They exist in three …


Here's one way Obamacare is backfiring

A key part of the efforts to reform health care and control medical costs may actually have the opposite effect, a new report says.<p>Incentivized by …

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