Thursday, May 24, 2007

Googlegenics

So, the news is that Google just invested $3.9 million in a biotech start-up named 23andMe, not coincidentally founded by one of Google's co-founder's spouses. Also not coincidentally, Arthur Levinson, CEO of Genentech (another California-based company and one of the world's leading biotech firms) is on Google's board. I don't have much more news on the Google-biotech connection, but will look more into that for future posts.
Related to Google, Kate Rich wrote a quite interesting piece for Mute about Google's venture into operating "off grid" and in relatively remote locations.

posted by ryan griffis  # 6:08 PM

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