2008

December 1st, 2008
UC Berkeley News: Bringing clean tech innovations into the market place faster is the purpose of a new partnership launched this fall between scientists at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and students of the Berkeley Energy and Resources Collaborative (BERC), an interdisciplinary organization founded by MBA students at the University of California, Berkeley's Haas School of Business.
December 1st, 2008
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New Scientist: THE Human Genome Project completed its first draft in 2000 after 10 years' work. Now a Californian company has unveiled details of a technique that it says could sequence a person's entire genome in half an hour, for under $1000.
December 1st, 2008
PE Week: Mohr Davidow Ventures (MDV) has hired Phyllis Whiteley as an executive-in-residence and Dan Riskin as an entrepreneur-in-residence.
November 24th, 2008
NPR: Everybody’s talking about a Green New Deal - a giant push into green energy, green technology, green retrofitting — that would put America back to work, and save the planet, too!
November 21st, 2008
MediaPost: T-Mobile USA said Thursday it will rely on Yahoo as the default search engine for most of its mobile phones.
November 20th, 2008
Bloomberg: A new technique could map DNA sequences 30,000 times faster than current methods, accelerating researchers' work to unravel the complex mutations that cause human disease.
November 20th, 2008
VentureBeat: Mohr Davidow Ventures, a Menlo Park, Calif. firm, has hired two biotech experts to help it make prudent investments in personalized healthcare companies.
November 17th, 2008
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Greentech Media: Gordon Murray Design, which has been developing the T.25 mini car that can get 70 miles per gallon running on gasoline or diesel fuel, is now working on a new version aimed at Southeast Asian markets, the T.26, which could also be a hybrid or all-electric vehicle.
November 1st, 2008
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Automotive Engineering International: Designing a city car that meets a spread of criteria from frugality to safety, and low emissions to practicality, has spawned many theoretical and some practical solutions over the past two decades in Europe.