Global Capital Summit 2019 – Seeding the Future: Call for Speaker #F50Summit

The fourth annual Global Capital Summit (GCS)® on May 1st, 2019 is open for speaker nomination. GCS is one of the Silicon Valley Bay Area's flagship events for the venture ecosystem including corporates and venture investors, tier-1 media, featuring investment and startup content in health tech and deeptech.

Can genetic engineering save disappearing forests?

Compared to gene-edited babies in China and ambitious projects to rescue woolly mammoths from extinction, biotech trees might sound pretty tame. But releasing genetically engineered...

Data breaches are inevitable – here’s how to protect yourself anyway

It's tempting to give up on data security altogether, with all the billions of pieces of personal data - Social Security numbers, credit cards,...

In the future, everyone might use quantum computers

Computers were once considered high-end technology, only accessible to scientists and trained professionals. But there was a seismic shift in the history of computing...
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Venture Driving DeepTech Innovation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53i1amjQlJM Venture Driving DeepTech Innovation Sanjit Singh Dang, PhD, Managing Director, Intel Capital Tianyu Zhu, Partner, Bluerun Ventures Sunil Nagaraj,...

In ‘airports of the future,’ everything new is old again

As massive new airports open across Asia and the Middle East, U.S. airports are enhancing security checkpoints with technological gadgets to screen passengers and...

F50 Global Capital Summit brings angels and early-stage investors together at Stanford – Agenda,...

F50 team is excited to announce a sneak peek of the F50 Global Capital Summit 2019 agenda! ...

Principle behind Google’s April Fools’ pigeon prank proves more than a joke

Google's 2002 April Fools' Day joke purportedly disclosed that its popular search engine was not actually powered by artificial intelligence, but instead by biological...

People don’t trust blockchain systems – is regulation a way to help?

Blockchain technology isn't as widely used as it could be, largely because blockchain users don't trust each other, as research shows. Business leaders and...
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Project Malta (Energy Storage) of Google X, Silicon Valley DeepTech Summit 2018

https://youtu.be/o8RsRQ2VjjQ About Project Malta: https://blog.x.company/introducing-malta-81bceb559061 Dr. Siyuan...

Here’s how airplane crash investigations work, according to an aviation safety expert

The fatal crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 has resulted in the worldwide grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft. Investigators are probing the crash...

Think you love your Valentine? What’s beneath the surface may be more complicated

Valentine cards are filled with expressions of unequivocal adoration and appreciation. That's fitting for the holiday set aside to express love and reaffirm commitment...

David vs. Goliath: What a tiny electron can tell us about the structure of...

What is the shape of an electron? If you recall pictures from your high school science books, the answer seems quite clear: an electron...
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Moving Precision Medicine Forward – Mission Bio – Charlie Silver

https://youtu.be/FPviyR3yErs Charlie Silver, CEO, Mission Bio http://f50.io/

2019 tuneup for your brain , a neuroscientist’s tips

Unlike the effervescent bubbles that stream to the top of champagne flutes on New Year's Eve, what I call brain bubbles are far from...

3D scans of bat skulls help natural history museums open up dark corners of...

Picture a natural history museum. What comes to mind? Childhood memories of dinosaur skeletons and dioramas? Or maybe you still visit to see planetarium...

Advanced digital networks look a lot like the human nervous system

Parents have experienced how newborns grab their finger and hold tight. This almost instantaneous response is one of the sweetest involuntary movements that babies...

How SpaceX lowered costs and reduced barriers to space

On March 2, SpaceX plans to launch its first test of an unmanned Dragon vehicle which is designed to carry humans into low Earth...

Humans and machines can improve accuracy when they work together

Whether artificial intelligence systems steal humans' jobs or create new work opportunities, people will need to work together with them. In my research I use...

Is quantum computing a cybersecurity threat?

Cybersecurity researchers and analysts are rightly worried that a new type of computer, based on quantum physics rather than more standard electronics, could break...