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Consumer Products Startup Investment Surged Amid Covid-19. Here's Where Funding Went. - CB Insights Research

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As Covid-19 escalated, investors doubled down on alternative proteins, gaming, and fitness.

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Consumer Products Startup Investment Surged Amid Covid-19. Here's Where Funding Went. - CB Insights Research

Consumer Products Startup Investment Surged Amid Covid-19. Here's Where Funding Went. - CB Insights Research

As Covid-19 escalated, investors doubled down on alternative proteins, gaming, and fitness.

Cancer startup Anixa teams up with machine learning firm to seek out COVID-19 hopefuls

Cancer startup Anixa teams up with machine learning firm to seek out COVID-19 hopefuls

After delaying a CAR-T test and with time on its hands, Anixa Biosciences is working with Germany-based computational company OntoChem to find new antiviral meds for COVID-19.

Research reveals gene role in both dementia and severe Covid-19

Research reveals gene role in both dementia and severe Covid-19

Having two copies of e4 variant of ApoE gene linked to double risk of severe Covid-19, study suggests

COVID-19 mAb menagerie

COVID-19 mAb menagerie

The COVID-19 crisis is mobilizing researchers to crank out therapeutic mAbs from a wide array of patient- and animal-based platforms, with the virus’ spike protein emerging as the consensus ...

Covid-19: How unprecedented data sharing has led to faster-than-ever outbreak research

Covid-19: How unprecedented data sharing has led to faster-than-ever outbreak research

Advances in gene sequencing have allowed scientists to trace and monitor the COVID-19 pandemic faster than any previous outbreak. However, gaps in our knowledge of how coronaviruses work ...

Research Roundup: Another Promising COVID-19 Vaccine and More

Research Roundup: Another Promising COVID-19 Vaccine and More

Every week there are numerous scientific studies published. Here’s a look at some of the more interesting ones.

What Happened To Consumer Products Funding As The Covid-19 Impact Hit Retailers & Consumers? - CB Insights Research

What Happened To Consumer Products Funding As The Covid-19 Impact Hit Retailers & Consumers? - CB Insights Research

Consumer products like at-home fitness, gaming, and food & beverage garnered investor attention in Q1'20.

Here’s where things stand on COVID-19 tests in the U.S.

Here’s where things stand on COVID-19 tests in the U.S.

Government officials are weighing how to loosen social distancing measures across the United States, but that hinges on widespread COVID-19 testing.

A gene that could unlock the mysteries of COVID-19

A gene that could unlock the mysteries of COVID-19

Researchers have been trying to untangle COVID-19 infection susceptibility and symptoms by studying a gene that is well known for acting as a receptor for the original SARS coronavirus.

Scientists Explore Cannabis Extracts as Potential Preventative COVID-19 Therapy

Scientists Explore Cannabis Extracts as Potential Preventative COVID-19 Therapy

A study published online in Preprints suggests that cannabis extractions containing THC and CBD could help prevent the coronavirus from spreading to and infecting humans. Ultimately, the ...

SLAC joins the global fight against COVID-19

SLAC joins the global fight against COVID-19

The lab is responding to the coronavirus crisis by imaging disease-related biomolecules, developing standards for reliable coronavirus testing and enabling other essential research.

Scientists are experimenting with three kinds of COVID-19 vaccines

Scientists are experimenting with three kinds of COVID-19 vaccines

Under pressure to develop a coronavirus vaccine, researchers have turned to protein synthesis, genetics, and hybrid viruses. It's likely that a mix of these approaches will be used to fight ...

Research into drugs and vaccines to combat Covid-19

Research into drugs and vaccines to combat Covid-19

As the world anxiously awaits a remedy for the novel coronavirus, ETH Zurich is also involved in the search for active substances and vaccines. In addition, Professor Jeffrey Bode from the ...

National Lab Scientists Work to Reprogram Genes to Fight COVID-19

National Lab Scientists Work to Reprogram Genes to Fight COVID-19

Using CRISPR, Sandia National Lab researchers are genetically engineering antiviral countermeasures to fight the coronavirus—and potentially future outbreaks.

Why Gain-of Function Research Should Be Banned: The Author of 'Biotech Juggernaut' Speaks Out on COVID-19

Why Gain-of Function Research Should Be Banned: The Author of 'Biotech Juggernaut' Speaks Out on COVID-19

In an interview conducted on May 7, 2020, Pat Thomas and Dr. Stuart Newman discussed the possible origins of COVID-19. Newman, Ph.D., is a professor of cell biology and anatomy at New York ...

23andMe Engages Its Millions of Research Participants to Study COVID-19

23andMe Engages Its Millions of Research Participants to Study COVID-19

23andMe is engaging with millions of people researching the genetics of COVID-19, looking to see if there is a genetic influence in differences in symptoms.

3 Questions: How Covid-19 tests work and why they’re in short supply

3 Questions: How Covid-19 tests work and why they’re in short supply

MIT scientists Omar Abudayyeh and Jonathan Gootenberg explain the current state of Covid-19 testing, and how a CRISPR tool may help solve the supply problem.

'Scientific Consensus Based on Available Data Suggests Covid-19 Not Genetically Engineered': DBT Secy

'Scientific Consensus Based on Available Data Suggests Covid-19 Not Genetically Engineered': DBT Secy

Ministry of Science and Technology's Department of Biotechnology (DBT) Dr Renu Swarup says that based on the latest WHO consensus, Covid-19 as a 'lab release' theory is likely to be false.

Search for a COVID-19 Vaccine

Search for a COVID-19 Vaccine

Introducing Biotechnology: Beyond Imagination, a new series highlighting the technology and scientific advancements of BIO Digital participating companies and BIO member companies. ...