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Alan Kotok
Worked at Science magazine
Attended Boston University
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A health data company and genetic analytics firm are beginning a service that they say will make it easier for cancer patients to take part in clinical trials of new drugs. #Science #Business  
A health data company and genetic analytics firm are beginning a service that they say will make it easier for cancer patients to take part in clinical trials.
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An inexpensive smartphone-based test was found to measure visual acuity as well as the familiar standard eye chart used in clinics. #Health #Mobile #Technology  
An inexpensive smartphone-based test was found to measure visual acuity as well as the familiar standard eye chart used in clinics.
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Materials scientists and engineers developed and produced samples of synthetic spider silk, with a process that can adjust the silk’s properties to meet special demands of users. #Science #Materials  
Materials scientists and engineers developed a synthetic spider silk, with process that can adjust the silk's properties to meet special demands of users.
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Thanks +Gary Ray R ... I too was pleasantly surprised to Nature Communications open up access to the study on synthetic spider silk. Maybe they'll like all of the extra traffic and do it more often. 
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A program to improve diagnostics and research based on genomic variations is underway that collects genetic data and implements standards for their interpretation. ‪#‎Science‬ ‪#‎Health‬
A program to improve diagnostics and research based on genomic variations is underway that collects genetic data and implements standards for interpretation.
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A patent for a genetic sequence derived from soybeans, but applicable through engineering to a range of plants, was granted to Ceres Inc., an agricultural biotechnology company in Thousand Oaks, California.  #Business #Science  
A patent for a genetic sequence derived from soybeans, but applicable to a range of plants, was granted to Ceres Inc., an agricultural biotechnology company.
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A coalition of health care providers, academic labs, and a pharmaceutical company formed an organization to develop a common research platform for countering multi-drug aesistant infections. #Science #Health  
Health care providers, academic labs, and a drug company formed an group to develop a common research platform for countering multidrug-resistant infections.
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Two companies with software addressing different perspectives of cancer care agreed to offer an integrated version of their products. Flatiron Health in New York, a developer of cancer analytics, and Varian Medical Systems in Palo Alto, a provider of decision support software for cancer care, announced the deal today. #Technology #Health  
Two companies with software addressing different perspectives of cancer care agreed to offer an integrated version of their products.
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An inexpensive smartphone-based test was found to measure visual acuity as well as the familiar standard eye chart used in clinics. #Health #Technology  
An inexpensive smartphone-based test was found to measure visual acuity as well as the familiar standard eye chart used in clinics.
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Materials scientists and engineers developed and produced samples of synthetic spider silk, with a process that can adjust the silk’s properties to meet special demands of users, including biomedical applications. #Science #Materials  
Materials scientists and engineers developed a synthetic spider silk, with process that can adjust the silk's properties to meet special demands of users.
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A program to improve diagnostics and research based on genomic variations is underway that collects genetic data and implements standards for their interpretation. #Science #Health
A program to improve diagnostics and research based on genomic variations is underway that collects genetic data and implements standards for interpretation.
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A patent for a genetic sequence derived from soybeans, but applicable through engineering to a range of plants, was granted to Ceres Inc., an agricultural biotechnology company in Thousand Oaks, California. #Science #Business  
A patent for a genetic sequence derived from soybeans, but applicable to a range of plants, was granted to Ceres Inc., an agricultural biotechnology company.
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A coalition of health care providers, academic labs, and a pharmaceutical company formed an organization to develop a common research platform for countering multi-drug aesistant infections. #Science #Business  
Health care providers, academic labs, and a drug company formed an group to develop a common research platform for countering multidrug-resistant infections.
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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. 
Bragging rights
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.