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This Student Designs Jewelry That Turns Your Veins Into A Power Source (Video)

We’ve all been there: running out of power on your cell-phone with no prospect of a charger in the near [...]

Bitcoin Stock Exchange Could Be “More Valuable than Alibaba”

By: Money_Morning David Zeiler writes: When Overstock.com Inc. (Nasdaq: OSTK) Chief Executive Officer Patrick Byrne launched a wiki page to explore the possibility of a Bitcoin [...]

If A Computer Can Diagnose Cancer, Will Doctors Become Obsolete?

  By ANDREW FLOWERS The “computational pathologist,” a computer software program known as the C-Path, can examine thousands of tissue scans at [...]

The Company That Turns Plastic Bottles Into Fabric—and Jobs

By John Tierney, The Atlantic, A startup in Pittsburgh shows what a social enterprise is capable of. Plastic bottles at [...]

Emerging Markets Planting the Seeds for Fertilizer Growth

By Jeffrey Stafford, CFA, Morningstar, As caloric needs increase around the world, potash companies are a good way to play the [...]

The Company Speeding A Genetic Revolution

  When Renee Valint’s daughter Shelby was born in 2000, she seemed weak, like a rag doll. Shelby learned to [...]

China Creates New Trade Route Through Nicaragua Canal

Construction on the Nicaragua canal is set to start in December. The government has proclaimed it to be an economic panacea. [...]

Why One Acre Fund Puts Farmers First

By Rahim Kanani, Media Group,   A One Acre Fund client signs for her fertilizer delivery in Teso, Kenya. / [...]

What Makes a Great Investor? 10 Great Investors Weigh In

By Erik Torenberg, As a follow up to our collection of Investor Tools last week, we asked 10 investors in [...]

How Do VC’s and Angels Value a Company?

Posted by Jeff Carter The other day I was talking to some people about early stage investing.  They hadn’t done it [...]

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