biomedical

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    YC-backed Perlstein Lab continues their rare disease drug discovery

    YC-backed Perlstein Lab continues their rare disease drug discovery

    Perlstein Lab, or PLab as it is also known, continues to hone its automated drug discovery platform and presents its latest iteration Wednesday March 23rd at Y Combinator Demo Day. The platform they created helps the bio startup focus on finding cures for rare diseases rather than common ones. This novel approach is different from most Big Pharma labs and is thus one of their differentiators. Read More

  • iHear Wants To Make Personalized Hearing Aids Available For Everyone

    iHear Wants To Make Personalized Hearing Aids Available For Everyone

    iHear wants to give people with hearing loss an affordable device that they can easily customize at home with a Web-based hearing test. The startup’s goal is to ultimately make its hearing aids available for the 350 million people in the world who suffer from impaired hearing. Read More

  • Robotic Power Knee Now Available In US And Europe

    Here you see the world’s first and only motorized prosthetic knee. The California-based company that makes the knee, Ossur, has just made the Power Knee available to above-knee amputees in Europe and the United States. Read More

  • Research: Conducting Plastics Make Way For Many New Technology Advances

    We futurists are still waiting for our roll-up TVs and cellphones. The concepts have looked pretty spectacular – who wouldn’t want to fold his laptop up like a napkin or roll her TV into a pen for their pocket protector? So… why don’t we have this ability yet? What advances in technology need to happen to make it happen? And, even so, will it happen within our lifetime? Read More