Stanford University

Forty Seven Inc Raised $75 Million to Develop Antibodies for Cancer

The Series A round was announced on Wednesday. The company has also licensed the rights for multiple immuno-oncology programs from Stanford University.

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Stanford Develops Lithium-Ion Battery that Shutdown Automatically When Overheated

Lithium-ion battery has a problem when it overheats. Researcher in Stanford University have invented a lithium-ion battery that shuts down when it starts to overheat.

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American universities are the most innovative, but Asians are strong contenders

The recent survey from Reuters shows that U.S. universities are the home of the most innovative projects. Though Asian universities have been fairly competent with universities from Korea, Japan, Singapore, and China.

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Philanthropies, including Rockefellers and Investors pledge $50 billion fossil fuel divestment

The Rockefellers, who made their vast fortune on oil, and other philanthropies and high-wealth individuals on Monday will announce pledges to divest a total of $50 billion from fossil fuel investments.

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University of California votes not to divest from fossil fuels

The University of California voted on Friday to maintain its investments in fossil fuels, frustrating a student-led effort to divest its portfolio in oil, natural gas and coal.

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Baidu hires former Google artificial intelligence chief

China's top search engine Baidu Inc has hired GoogleInc's former artificial intelligence (AI) chief Andrew Ng to spearhead research in a field that promises to show Internet companies how to maximize use of their vast data trove.

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Cambridge-based firm Kensho closes $10M seed round for AI research assistant

Cambridge, England-based company Kensho closed a $10-million seed funding round for a cloud-based intelligent market research assistant called Warren that can answer complex financial queries in natural language.

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US genomics startup DNAnexus scores $15M to build cloud-based platform for DNA analysis

California, US-based genomics startup DNAnexus raised $15 million to develop its cloud-based platform for storage and analysis of large amounts of DNA data, bringing its total funding to date to $31.6 million.

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Stanford, Stanford Hospitals and Clinics and StartX form grant and venture fund

StartX had partnered with Stanford University and Stanford Hospitals and Clinics for a grant accelerator fund for Stanford affilated entrepreneurs.

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