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Alan Kotok
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Milo, a humanoid robot designed to engage and build social skills in children with autism spectrum disorder, was shown today at a press conference in Washington, D.C. The demonstration also reported on early research findings that suggest Milo can reach some children with autism to develop their social interactions.
Milo, a humanoid robot designed to engage and build social skills in children with autism, was shown today at a press conference today in Washington, D.C.
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A collaboration between a social enterprise and lighting technology company aims to develop a laser device to control disease-carrying mosquitoes without pesticides. #Science #Business  
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Researchers at University of California in San Diego give new meaning to the term "wearable technology"  with the creation of bioactive inks to use in hand-drawn sensors when needed at the point of care and other applications in the field. #Science #Business
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A clinical trial plans to begin recruiting participants to test a video game designed to engage areas of the brain for building cognitive skills affected by autism. #Science #Business  
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This might be a game-changer (pun intended) if it works.
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Geneticists at the biotechnology company Editas Medicine show how genome editing techniques could repair mutations in the gene that causes sickle cell disease. #Science #Business
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A European research team developed a process for testing the safety and quality of adult stem cells before being used in gene therapy treatments on patients. #Science #Business
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A collaboration between a social enterprise and lighting technology company aims to develop a laser device to control disease-carrying mosquitoes without pesticides. #Science #Business  
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Researchers at University of California in San Diego give new meaning to the term "wearable technology"  with the creation of bioactive inks to use in hand-drawn sensors when needed at the point of care and other applications in the field. #Science #Business
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A clinical trial plans to begin recruiting participants to test a video game on mobile devices to engage areas of the brain for building cognitive skills affected by autism. #Science #Business  
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Geneticists at the biotechnology company Editas Medicine show how genome editing techniques could repair mutations in the gene that causes sickle cell disease. #Science #Business
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Cool. Time this right after eradicating the mosquitos. 
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For #ScienceSunday  we offer the work of a research team at UCLA that designed a system to personalize cancer treatments for patients using combinations of current drugs, boosted by nanodiamonds that improve the staying power of the drugs. ... http://sciencebusiness.technewslit.com/?p=26472
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That is a great example of persoalised medicine!
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A European research team developed a process for testing the safety and quality of adult stem cells before being used in gene therapy treatments on patients. #Science #Business
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  • 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.