MIT Technology Review – “This pig might save your bacon.” So say the company T-shirts printed up by biotechnology startup eGenesis, which raised $38 million to fund a new effort to edit the DNA of pigs so they can serve as the source of transplant organs.
The Washington Post – President Trump’s budget calls for a seismic disruption in government-funded medical and scientific research. The cuts are deep and broad. They also go beyond what many political observers expected.
Recode – I think we in tech get too caught up in the big picture of autonomous vehicles, and do not really understand the enormous complexities facing those who have to write the rules and regulations governing this new technology at the federal, state and local levels.
CNN – With natural disasters expected to increase in frequency thanks to climate change, their impact on the minds of those affected is something doctors, policymakers and governments are considering when planning services to help populations at-risk.