Ankit Patel

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SOSVentures Takes On Y Combinator With A Pure Biotech Accelerator

International VC firm SOSVentures is capitalizing on the now buzz worthy biotech investment trend with the creation of IndieBio, the first accelerator to focus on just life sciences.<p>Y Combinator raised a few eyebrows when it accepted five biotech companies out of the 80 startups in its program this …

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …

Dell charging EU customers for Firefox installation, Mozilla's not having it

Installing a web browser is not a challenging task. In fact, you probably installed the one you're using today <i>all by yourself.</i> Nevertheless, Dell is offering to take the burden off the hands of customers in Europe. The cost of avoiding a few lazy double clicks? Only £16 in the UK or €19.60 (about …

What Chickadees Have That I Want. Badly

First I look in my right coat pocket. Nothing. Then my left. Nothing. Then my pants, right side — no. Then my pants, left side — yes! This is me at my front door, looking for my keys. Every day.<p>I have this extraordinary ability to <i>not</i> remember where my keys are. It's uncanny. Every morning, I lock …

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A Surgeon’s Review Of Google Glass In The Operating Room

Dr. Pierre Theodore of UC San Francisco has completed a three-month trial of using Google Glass during surgery.<p>For a little over three months now, Dr. Pierre Theodore, a cardiothoracic surgeon, has been using Google Glass in the operating room. Although he’s tapped the functionality during …

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