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Alan Kotok
Worked at Science magazine
Attended Boston University
Lives in Arlington, Va.
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A new challenge on InnoCentive seeks a scientifically-based method for describing orbiting space objects with the fewest characteristics possible, but still predicts the objects’ behavior. #Science #Challenge
A new challenge seeks a method for describing orbiting space objects with the fewest characteristics possible, but still predicts the objects' behavior.
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An analysis of biopsy samples from men with prostate cancer that spread to other parts of their bodies identifies genomic anomalies found in nearly 90 percent in men with the condition, for which treatments may be available.  #Health #Science  
An analysis of biopsies from men with prostate cancer that spread in their bodies identifies genomic anomalies found in nearly 90 percent with the condition.
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Data collected by a mobile app designed to help individuals manage their pain are being provided to a research lab at York University to reveal patterns in painful experiences by the app’s users. #Science #Business  
Data collected by an app designed to help people manage pain are being provided to a research lab at York University to reveal patterns in painful experiences.
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Journals work, a little. Interesting. It'll be interesting to see what turns up...
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Food and Drug Administration designated an experimental treatment for uveal melanoma, a rare and aggressive form of cancer in the eye, as an orphan drug that qualifies for incentives to expedite its development. #Science #Business
FDA designated an experimental treatment for uveal melanoma, a cancer in the eye, as an orphan drug that qualifies for incentives to expedite its development.
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Food and Drug Administration approved for sale in the U.S. a drug for controlling schizophrenia symptoms that individuals need to take only four times per year. #Science #Business
Food and Drug Administration approved for sale in the U.S. a drug for controlling schizophrenia symptoms that individuals need to take only four times per year.
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Well most drugs are Amino Acid (AA) based.
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Engineers and medical researchers designed a microchip that detects clusters of circulating tumor cells that break away from tumors and can spread cancer throughout the body. #Science #Business  
Engineers and medical researchers designed a microchip that detects clusters of circulating tumor cells that break from tumors and spread cancer in the body.
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An analysis of biopsy samples from men with prostate cancer that spread to other parts of their bodies identifies genomic anomalies found in nearly 90 percent in men with the condition, for which treatments may be available. #Science #Health
An analysis of biopsies from men with prostate cancer that spread in their bodies identifies genomic anomalies found in nearly 90 percent with the condition.
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Data collected by a mobile app designed to help individuals manage their pain are being provided to a research lab at York University to reveal patterns in painful experiences by the app’s users. #Science #Business
Data collected by an app designed to help people manage pain are being provided to a research lab at York University to reveal patterns in painful experiences.
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Food and Drug Administration designated an experimental treatment for uveal melanoma, a rare and aggressive form of cancer in the eye, as an orphan drug that qualifies for incentives to expedite its development. The treatment is based on synthetic viral nanoparticles engineered to deliver cancer cell-killing molecules. #Science #Business  
FDA designated an experimental treatment for uveal melanoma, a cancer in the eye, as an orphan drug that qualifies for incentives to expedite its development.
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Electronics manufacturer Royal Phillips and Massachusetts Institute of Technology are collaborating on research into health care technology and digital urban lighting systems. #Science #Business
Electronics manufacturer Royal Phillips and MIT are collaborating on research into health care technology and digital urban lighting systems.
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 Engineers and medical researchers designed a microchip that detects clusters of circulating tumor cells that break away from tumors and can spread cancer throughout the body. #Science #Business
Engineers and medical researchers designed a microchip that detects clusters of circulating tumor cells that break from tumors and spread cancer in the body.
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National Academy of Sciences and Institute of Medicine plan to write guidelines governing CRISR-Cas9, an emerging technology for editing human genomes. #Science #Business
National Academy of Sciences and Institute of Medicine plan to write guidelines governing CRISR-Cas9, an emerging technology for editing human genomes.
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Education
  • Boston University
    MSc, Public Communications, 1967 - 1969
  • University of Iowa
    Journalism, 1963 - 1967
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Writer, editor, publisher, photographer, and runner ... in no particular order
Introduction
Alan Kotok is a Washington, DC-based reporter and writer on technology, business, and public policy, and editor and publisher of Science & Enterprise, an online news service on the value chain connecting scientific discovery with the marketplace. 
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Wrote three print and two e-books books, started two companies, ran two marathons
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Officially retired, but working at what I like
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  • Science magazine
    Managing editor, Science Careers, 2003 - 2010
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Arlington, Va.