Tim McLean

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How Will Humans Halt Ecological Damage and Reverse Climate Change? By Making Doing So Profitable.

Written by Tim McLean on Mar 2, 2022 10:00:00 AM


Government policy and regulations have been our largest levers in the struggle towards reversing climate change and avoiding ecological damage. The second line of battle is sheer scientific innovation born from basic research. Third in battle - and still impressive - is private innovation from companies looking at the long game.

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Topics: Environment

Better Health Now and for the Future with Biotechnology

Written by Tim McLean on Jan 18, 2022 10:00:00 AM


As the pandemic stubbornly continues to challenge us, biotechnology has nonetheless made enormous strides. DNA sequencing costs have plummeted, while genetic engineering power has exploded. The very race for vaccines has led to new technologies in discovery, screening, and delivery previously undreamt of.

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Topics: Life Sciences, Biotechnology

The Boom in At-Home Testing in the Wake of COVID-19

Written by Tim McLean on Jan 18, 2022 10:00:00 AM


Building better health could be considered a global motto.

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Topics: Life Sciences, Biotechnology

Stem Cells Without Ethical Implications: Functions, Research and Market Growth

Written by Tim McLean on May 18, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Induced pluripotent stem cells

Discovered in 2006, and awarded the Nobel Prize in 2012, induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) have been waiting in the wings of the theater of drug development. The global iPSC market will see steady growth over the next few years, growing 9.2% annually to reach $3.8 billion by 2024.

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Topics: Life Sciences, Biotechnology

BCC and Friends: COVID19 and Remdesivir

Written by Tim McLean on May 15, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Covid 19

Remdesivir—the experimental COVID19 treatment developed by Gilead Sciences—is having its moment.

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Topics: Life Sciences

Been Quarantined for Too Long? Social Robots Will Soon Keep You Company

Written by Tim McLean on May 13, 2020 10:00:00 AM


Robots have historically been designed to serve, be it in industrial, military, medical or other settings.
Emerging now is a new category of robot: Social.

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Topics: Consumer, commerce

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