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'Cat parents think it's cool': A Peter Thiel-backed startup pursuing mouse meat for dogs has begun selling its first products

From Business Insider:A vegan pet food startup called Wild Earth recently scored $450,000 from tech mogul Peter Thiel along with backing from Mars Veterinary, the world's biggest pet food maker.Its first products — vegan dog treats made with koji, a type of fungus similar to mushrooms — went on sale Monday.Wild Earth's CEO told Business Insider he plans to eventually ge...

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Aspect Biosystems Appoints Spiro Getsios as VP of Tissue Engineering

Press Release: Aspect Biosystems, a leader in the field of 3D bioprinting and tissue engineering, is pleased to announce the appointment of Spiro Getsios as its new Vice President of Tissue Engineering. Spiro joins Aspect following his role as Director of Biology at GlaxoSmithKline and over 10 years as faculty member at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. In h...

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9 DNA Data Storage Companies to Watch (incl. Catalog DNA, Evonetix)

Nanalyze.com: The storage capacity of DNA is so powerful that all the data in the world could be stored in a volume of less than 3 gallons. It was in January of 2017 that we first wrote about using DNA to store data, pointing out an Irish startup that was selling a DNA storage device on Amazon. While the device is no longer available for whatever reason, there are now a whole b...

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Aspect Biosystems Announces Liver Tissue Collaboration with JSR

Press Release: Aspect Biosystems, a privately held biotechnology company focused on commercializing cutting-edge bioprinting technologies, is pleased to announce a new collaboration to develop human liver tissue with JSR Corporation, a leading materials supplier in a variety of technology driven markets.Through this collaboration, Aspect’s proprietary Lab-on-a-Printer™ ...

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Cigna Expands Personalized Diabetes Prevention Program in Collaboration with Omada Health

Reported in Business Wire: Global health service company Cigna (NYSE: ) is expanding its Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) in collaboration with Omada Health. The new program is designed to deliver an expanded suite of personalized, user-friendly digital health tools to help people prevent the onset of diabetes and other chronic diseases, and will be available to Cigna's nation...

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Qulab Teams Up with Rigetti as a Quantum Cloud Partner

A recent article on Qulab: LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 07, 2018 Qulab, a computational molecular design company, today announced it has joined Rigetti’s new Quantum Cloud Services developer partner program. Quantum Cloud Services is Rigetti’s next-generation quantum computing platform. It was unveiled today by Rigetti founder and CEO Chad Rigetti at TechCru...

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Omada Health Completes SOC 2 Type II Audit

Omada Press Release: Building on the SOC 2 Type I Audit completed earlier this year, Omada Health today announced the completion of its Service Organization Control for Service Organizations (SOC 2) Type II Audit, becoming the first company of its kind to achieve both levels of external validation of IT, security, and privacy practices. Last year, Omada Health achieved t...

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Civilization Ventures GP, Shahram Seyedin-Noor, to Speak at SynBioBeta 2018

Civilization Ventures GP, Shahram Seyedin-Noor, to Speak at SynBioBeta 2018 SynBioBeta is the leading community of entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers and enthusiasts devoted to the responsible growth of the synthetic biology field. Civilization Ventures is pleased to announce that our GP, Shahram Seyedin-Noor, will be attending as a featured speaker. ...

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Join Civilization Ventures to Discuss AI and Big Data in Digital Health, August 23

Please Join Us in SOMA Digital health is a fast-growing sector with important implications in healthcare. With the increase in the volume of data, artificial intelligence has become an important part in processing data in digital health. Join us for an investor panel discussion that will explore the role of AI in digital health. Co-hosted by IndieBio and BPM, the conversati...

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