“Brita Filter for Blood” Aims to Remove Harmful Cytokines for COVID-19 Patients

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When the Most Important Technology Is Teamwork

Illustration: Greg Mably I get to meet plenty of smart people through my work as a mentor to entrepreneurs, but few have proven as talented as Mobin Nomvar, cofounder of Sydney startup Automated Process Synthesis Co., which develops machine-learning software for chemical-process engineering. When he first started his company, Nomvar knew a lot about coding, more … Continue reading When the Most Important Technology Is Teamwork

Pop-Up Open Source Medical Hardware Projects Won’t Stop Coronavirus, but Might Be Useful Anyway. Here’s why

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An Official WHO Coronavirus App Will Be a “Waze for COVID-19”

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Could Supercomputers and Rapid Treatment Trials Slow Down Coronavirus?

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