Life Sciences

6 Startups Working on How to Fix Hearing Loss

We find ourselves spending less time in the pub these days. Not because we don’t like to drink anymore—on the contrary, we have more reasons than ever to imbibe—but because it has become virtually impossible to carry on a conversation without going hoarse and spitting profusely into the listener’s ear in the process. The noise […]

10 Mobile Health Startups Making You Feel Better

In 1983, the IBM PC XT debuted with 128K of RAM and a 10MB hard disk. In that same year, the first mobile phone debuted weighing about 2.5 pounds and with a $4,000 price tag. Fast forward to today and the average person unlocks their smartphone 76-80 times a day and relies on it for every […]

WTF Happened to Bind Therapeutics?

It’s hard to say just how many publicly traded stocks we’ve covered so far on Nanalyze, but we’d guess that around 40% of our articles involve a publicly traded stock that has some degree of exposure (or claimed exposure) to one or more emerging technologies. If we take out all the over the counter (OTC) […]

The Most Incredible Bionic Hand You’ve Ever Seen

Whether you like it or not, humans are going to start getting modified and improved in much the same way you upgrade the components of your car. When it comes to brain modifications, some say that those who choose not to participate will become so leapfrogged in intelligence that they will be considered in much the […]

GMO vs Gene Editing vs Genetic Engineering

If you had to come up with a short list for the greatest advancements in technology that have been made in the last decade, you’d be hard pressed to place anything in front of the progress we’ve made in the world of genetics. For most of us, it’s been decades years since we took Biology 101 […]

15 Virtual Reality Startups in Healthcare

Virtual reality (VR) is usually associated with gaming — you put on a headset and step into a virtual world where you can solve puzzles, slay enemies or gain experience. While we were simply floored by how amazing it was to play games in VR, everyone else just shrugged and went back to arguing about […]

8 Telemedicine Startups to Watch – Half Use AI

Every year the U.S. spends $2.9 trillion in healthcare and you can rest assured that technology startups are gunning for a piece of that spend. As chatbots become better at sounding like humans, and with artificial intelligence (AI) medical imaging algorithms now performing at a level better than humans, it’s only a matter of time before […]

Is Babylon’s AI Chatbot the Future of Healthcare?

Nobody likes going to the doctor. And just about everyone is addicted to chatting and texting on his or her smartphone. So it was probably only a matter of time before a company made it possible to get medical advice—even a diagnosis—from a smartphone app through a very sophisticated chat feature. London-based Babylon Health raised […]

AncestryDNA vs 23andMe vs FamilyTreeDNA vs Living DNA

AncestryDNA vs 23andMe vs FamilyTreeDNA vs Living DNA With the cost of gene sequencing plummeting each year, personal genetic tests are the latest fad with genetic test providers like Ancestry.com, 23andMe, Living DNA, and FamilyTreeDNA all competing to get their hands in your wallet provide you with amazing insights about your ancestors. With tests ranging from […]