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Zachary Kurtz
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Luke Timmerman A strange thing has happened during an otherwise bleak time for biotech venture capital. Life science venture capitalists are apparently hitting more of their investments out of the park. There were 17 so-called “Big Exits” for investors in privately held biotech companies, and 18 in the medical device business in 2011, the most of any year since 2005 in a new set of data analyzed by Silicon Valley Bank. For this analysis, a “Big E...
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On campus, Evan Korth is known as the "startup guy" and the "computers and societies guy." But in the broader scope of the NYC tech community, Evan is an educator, an innovator, a leader, and a coder ...
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I seem to know a lot of smart contrarians who think that standard human biases justify their contrarian position. They argue: Yes, my view on this subject is in contrast to a consensus among academic and other credentialed experts on this subject. But the fact is that human thoughts are subject to many standard biases, and those biases have misled most others to this mistaken consensus position. For example biases A,B, and C would tend to make pe...
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As widely reported by CNN, the Huffington Post, Talking Points Memo, the sophistication of speeches by US politicians has declined in recent years, dropping from an 11th-grade level in 2005 to a 10th-grade level today. The reports are based on an analysis by the Sunlight Foundation, based on textual analysis of congressional speeches given since 1996 provided by the Capitol Words API. You can see where your favourite legislator ranks in this tabl...
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yup! and I thought eating 4 mission burritos in 3 days was a big deal when I visited San Fran!
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An in-depth analysis and scientific criticism of the claims made in the documentary "Forks Over Knives."
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i really like this blog. This explains why she's better at writing about statistics than actually doing statistics [but thats good] 
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    Microbiology (PhD), present
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