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Why You Should Invest in Older Startup Founders

It can seem like <b>youth</b> is a prerequisite for a successful entrepreneur. We’re more likely to think of a startup founder with “disruptive ideas” as a …

Startups

Why Babies Love (And Learn From) Magic Tricks

To survive, we humans need to be able to do a handful of things: breathe, of course. And drink and eat. Those are obvious.<p>We're going to focus now on a less obvious — but no less vital — human function: learning. Because new research out today in the journal <i>Science</i> sheds light on the very building …

Equity Crowdfunding: Growing But Not Yet Of Age

<b>Why equity crowdfunding is important</b> <br>Need less than $5 million to make your business dream a reality? Good luck with that! Banks regard startups as risky — unless you put your home up for collateral. A loan for growing your company? Not unless the bank thinks you can pay the monthly interest …

Motion-Powered Fabric Could Charge Small Electronics

Nanotechnology: A textile-based generator uses friction to convert mechanical energy from body movements into electricity

E-textiles

"Smart shirt" redirects here. For the style of shirt, see dress shirt.<p><b>Electronic textiles</b>, also known as <b>smart garments</b>, <b>smart clothing</b>, <b>smart textiles</b>, …

Can You Find True Love Using A Wearable Device?

How do you know if you have found ‘true love’?<p>Biologists and psychologists tell us that when we are struck by cupid’s arrow, our body is reacting to …

Six clean tech innovations you need to know about

Businesses wanting to improve their low carbon credentials rely on highly creative people to come up with new ideas. But for those innovators wanting to share their ideas, it can be hard to get projects off the ground. It takes time and money to refine products and business plans – things startups …

Clean Technology

Real Experts. Real Trades. Real Profits

Ever look at a high-priced stock and want to buy, but couldn’t do it? Options let you get around that…<p>With some volatility exchange-traded products …

Could a blood test to detect viral infections earlier cut antibiotic-overprescription trend?

Duke University researchers have developed a blood test diagnostic to detect whether a respiratory illness is caused by a viral infection faster and …

New biosensor quickly detects viruses such as Ebola

While there <i>are</i> already effective methods of screening samples of body fluids for viruses such as Ebola, these tend to require a fair amount of sample …

New tech can detect even viruses yet to be discovered

Researchers say a next-gen sequencing approach allows them to subtract the entire human genetic sequence from the genetic material of a blood sample and identify viruses based on what remains.<p>Sometimes a concept is simple but the tech behind it is not. This is the case with a new approach to …

Prototype iPhone biosensor detects viruses, bacteria, toxins, allergens

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a versatile iPhone-based biosensor that, with about $200 worth of parts, …

Startup success factors: Short names and an office in Silicon Valley, study finds.

Writing a recipe for startup success is like trying to bottle lightning. Estimates, after all, put the startup failure rate as high as 90 percent; …