Googles Calico partners with new biotech firm to develop anti-aging and cancer drugs

Posted in Medicine on 25th Mar, 2017
by Alex Muller

The firms wants to create medicines to sniff out proteins that may help cause cancers and destroy them.

Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin form Alphabet, a new umbrella company that includes Google

Posted in Business on 11th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

'Expect us to make bets in areas that might seem very speculative or even strange'

Google-Backed Calico Partners With Ancestry to Beat the Specter of Aging

Posted in Business on 27th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

Calico will look for genetic patterns in people who have lived exceptionally long lives, then make drugs to help more of us do that.

Some updates in the quest for a cure for aging

Posted in Business on 30th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

Google isn't the only company putting millions of dollars into ending the effects of aging.

Google buys firm behind spoon for Parkinson's patients

Posted in Medicine on 12th Sep, 2014
by Alex Muller

The spoon, dubbed Liftware, uses vibrations to counteract the tremors brought on by Parkinson's disease.