Startup Raises $38 Million To Transplant Pig Organs To Humans

Startup Raises $38 Million To Transplant Pig Organs To Humans

A startup cofounded by a 30-year-old just got $38 million to revolutionize the way we transplant organs Egenesis, a startup that’s using the gene-editing tool CRISPR to make pig organs viable for transplants into people, just raised $38 million. The company, which launched back in 2015 and is co-founded by Harvard geneticist George Church and 30-year old Luhan Yang, wants to knock out certain genes in pigs that could cause diseases or organ rejection in humans, making it possible for those pig organs to be...
Relax! Come Back Stronger by Taking a True Day Off

Relax! Come Back Stronger by Taking a True Day Off

Relax! Come Back Stronger by Taking a True Day Off. It’s a mantra as old as the hills: If I want to grow my business, I need to work more. This seems like it makes sense, but it’s dead wrong. Entrepreneurs are value-creators and creating is a process that stresses mental muscles. Like any other muscle, our brains need time for rest and recovery to work...
Our Healthy Future: The Next 10 Years

Our Healthy Future: The Next 10 Years

OUR HEALTHY FUTURE: How technology and public health efforts will transform and extend people’s lives in the next ten years One of the great stories of the 20th Century was the dramatic extension of the human lifespan. Advances in medical technology, disease eradication, and improved living conditions made it far more common and normal for people to live into old age. In 1900, global life expectancy was...
Burned-Out Americans Are Helping Wellness Tourism Flourish

Burned-Out Americans Are Helping Wellness Tourism Flourish

Burned-Out Americans Are Helping Wellness Tourism Flourish “People are burning out a lot faster these days at work,” says Melissa Bruno, founder of Invigorate Travel. Bruno calls herself a “lifestyle travel consultant,” not a travel agent. She sees herself as someone who not only books travel for you, but also offers you a way to change your...
People Are Almost Completely Ignoring a Looming Crisis For Oil

People Are Almost Completely Ignoring a Looming Crisis For Oil

People are almost completely ignoring a looming crisis for oil In the current climate, the vast majority of worry in the oil markets surrounds the huge imbalance in supply and demand in the industry. This is understandable, given that the enormous glut of oil in the markets has pushed prices down from more than $100 around two years ago, to less than $50 right...