Cancer Moonshot

Deloitte gears up for the launch of a $20 million XPRIZE to eradicate cancer

XPRIZE, the incentivized prize competition for breakthrough science and technology, has announced three new prizes. Among them — ALS, avatars and Deloitte’s Cancer XPRIZE. Deloitte is work

The Cancer Moonshot needs a heavy dose of computational infrastructure

Top cancer researchers recently reported their findings and recommendations to President Obama and Vice President Biden’s Cancer Moonshot task force. All 10 recommendations in the report heavily con

Reshaping human health and changing lives through gene editing

Gene editing is going to fundamentally change our lives and how we traditionally think about health throughout the first half of the 21st century. The question isn’t "When will gene editing become a

Disrupting the wrong stuff

Author Tom Wolfe once wrote a book about the American space program called The Right Stuff. Last week I wrote a piece called Technology is disrupting everything. I don’t bring up Wolfe’s w