Health Tech

How Is Technology Influencing the Food and Beverage Industry

How Is Technology Influencing the Food and Beverages Industry?

Food waste, sustainability and animal cruelty are some of the biggest challenges facing the food and beverage (F&B) industry nowadays. Like any other sector, the industry is dipping its toe into technology and innovations to seek solutions. While we are already seeing more food tech solutions in our everyday lives, like plant-based meat alternatives and food waste management startups.

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Are Medical Tattoos the Future of MedTech?

Are Medical Tattoos the Future of MedTech?

When we think about tattoos, we mostly associate them with self-expression, markers of important milestones, permanence and maybe even healing—but perhaps almost never with doctors, scientists and medicine. However, tattoos and medicine are not exactly strangers to each other. Enter medical tattoo.

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What Amazon’s Acquisition of One Medical Means for the Healthcare Industry

What Amazon’s Acquisition of One Medical Means for the Healthcare Industry

On July 21, e-commerce giant Amazon announced its acquisition of the U.S.-based primary healthcare chain One Medical. The purchase will cost US$3.9 billion (US$18 a share). “We want to be one of the companies that helps dramatically improve the healthcare experience over the next several years,” says Neil Lindsay, Senior Vice President of Amazon Health Services, highlighting the need to reimagine how the healthcare industry works.

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How AI Can Be a Game Changer in Mental Health Support for Young People

Interview with Kai.ai’s Founder Alex Frenkel: How AI Can Be a Game Changer in Mental Health Support for Young People

We often have to deal with stress in our everyday life, such as academic studies, work, family or even our romantic relationships. Amid the devastating COVID pandemic, there has been a 25% increase in depression worldwide, especially among young people. In light of this, platforms aiming to improve the mental well-being of adolescents have been emerging, and one of them is Kai.ai.

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How Is the Metaverse Changing the Medical field

How Is the Metaverse Changing the Medical field

Medicine is one of the keys to human longevity. Even though we live in an exceptionally medically advanced world, there are still errors and unknown illnesses. To continue to improve accuracy, the medical field must implement more innovation and technology. An example of innovation is the metaverse. The virtual world can radically change the field when it comes to accuracy, education and even organizing consultation sessions. How can it do so? Let’s find out.

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What Is Neuralink The Ethics of Elon Musk’s Brain Chip

What Is Neuralink? The Ethics of Elon Musk’s Brain Chip

Imagine accessing the internet by just thinking about it. In fact, imagine what it would be like if I could write this article all in my head instead of typing anything. Well, that is what Neuralink is capable of. Neuralink is a neurotechnological company run by Elon Musk that is working on creating chips that can be implanted into a person’s skull to track brain activity and potentially even stimulate it.

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How Gambit Bio Intends to Redefine Cancer Diagnostics

How Gambit Bio Intends to Redefine Cancer Diagnostics

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cancer is one of the leading causes of death worldwide, accounting for the loss of 10 million lives in 2020. To prevent these deaths, cancer needs to be detected at an early stage. But detection remains a challenge, particularly in lower-income countries, where there is a dearth of diagnostic tools.

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Black Mirror Technologies That Have Been Invented

Black Mirror Technologies That Have Been Invented

Those of our readers who love tech and sci-fi must be familiar with the show Black Mirror. For those who aren’t, it is a show that quite literally holds up a “mirror” to society, discussing the intersections of technology and personal lives and the horrifying results of that.

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The Downfall of Theranos and Lessons for Startups

The Fall of Theranos and Lessons for Startups

Lawyers defending the founder and former CEO of blood-testing company Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, want you to know that she was just a bright-eyed, bushy-tailed young girl who tried and failed. She was trying to change the world—one drop of blood at a time.

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Top 7 Reliable Health and Fitness Gadgets of 2022

Top 7 Reliable Health and Fitness Gadgets of 2022

The pandemic has shined a light on the importance of leading a healthy lifestyle. Lockdowns and gym closures have made it impossible for many to head out and continue their everyday workout routines. For some, that meant resorting to equipment-free home workouts; for others, it meant giving up exercising altogether.

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The Rapid Growth of CRISPR Startup Mammoth Biosciences

The Rapid Growth of CRISPR Startup Mammoth Biosciences

Biotech startup Mammoth Biosciences ‌officially achieved “unicorn” status in September 2021. After securing US$195 million in funding, it now has a total valuation of more than US$1 billion.
The financing for the California-based company comprises a US$150 million in its Series D round, following a $45 million in Series C funding in late 2020 led by venture capitals and investment firms.

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