Category Archives: Deal Profile

  1. Reconstructing Cancer Treatment: zPREDICTA Deal Profile

    Imagine if each and every cancer patient got a custom treatment based on their bodies’ makeup, which in turn increased the likelihood of the treatment’s success? zPREDICTA is making this vision reality. By artificially replicating a body’s internal environment, cancer drugs can be effectively tested before entering a human body, allowing drug developers and physicians…

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  2. Positron Dynamics Paves the Road to the Final Frontier

    By Joel Greenberg Ever since Jules Verne and before — perhaps as early as the 5th century B.C. — writers, philosophers and scientists have brought fantasies to life about spaceships carrying humans to other planets, solar systems and galaxies. Of all the potential targets, only the moon thus far has hosted Earthling “boots on the ground.” Next on most…

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  3. The Thinkers of Tomorrow: How the Conrad Foundation is Nurturing the Next Generation of Innovators

    They’re making brain food for astronauts to take into space, creating lightweight, flame-resistant gear for firefighters, and purifying water in Nigeria–and they’re all under the age of 18. For over decade, the Conrad Foundation has been fostering the best (and youngest) inventors and innovators. In the Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge, these young scholars compete…

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  4. From Idea to Startup: Lawrence Livermore’s Tech Transfer

    Each and every one of us has been touched by our national lab system in more ways than we realize. That’s especially the case with the Lawrence Livermore National Lab (LLNL), whose innovations and cutting edge technologies continue to impact us in surprising ways. They help us parallel park and make our cars safer via crash…

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  5. AquaFresco Is Cleaning Up The Way We Do Laundry

    by Joel Greenberg Most college kids make their way through school giving nary a thought to two little words: clean clothes. Gather them up before break, take them home, and hand them to mom and dad to wash for the next semester. But PhD candidates at MIT are wired differently. And because three of them…

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