The Key to a Stunning Medical Breakthrough? Your Poop

OpenBiome is spearheading a new way to treat C. difficile, a potentially deadly bacterial infection. The key to their revolutionary medical solution? Poop.

The Key to a Stunning Medical Breakthrough? Your Poop

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This City Represents the Future of Healthcare

Residents of Sioux Falls are especially proud of the huge strides the area’s healthcare sector has made over the past decade.

This City Represents the Future of Healthcare

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1776 Challenge Cup is a global startup competition taking place in 16 cities across 11 countries to identify the most promising startups solving the biggest challenges in four categories – education, energy, health and cities.

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From Blogs to Riches: 6 Cooking Enthusiasts Turned Chefpreneurs

From Ina Garten to Deb Perelman, these 6 entrepreneurs may have started as enthusiastic home cooks, but they've since built culinary empires.

From Blogs to Riches: 6 Cooking Enthusiasts Turned Chefpreneurs

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The Future of Air Travel: What Boeing’s CEO Says We Can Expect

In an interview with Free Enterprise, Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO Ray Conner talked about the future of air travel.

The Future of Air Travel: What Boeing’s CEO Says We Can Expect

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A Renaissance from Ruins

–Originally appeared in Challenge Cup News on the 1776 site– When it comes to real estate, access to data is crucial to both buyers and sellers. OpportunitySpace is a civic tech startup that provides a market for government-owned properties that usually go unnoticed due to the lack of available and coherent information. OpportunitySpace makes crucial data about untapped real estate opportunities under public ownership accessible to public, private and civic stakeholders. OpportunitySpace won the Boston Challenge Cup in the cities category and will go on to the Challenge Festival in Washington, D.C. this summer. Following the competition, OpportunitySpace’s cofounder Cristina Garmendia talked to 1776 about how her startup is expanding in cities across the nation. What is OpportunitySpace? OpportunitySpace is an online marketplace for undervalued property. We work with governments to identify their real estate inventory, market development opportunities from within their inventory, and connect with diverse partners interested in […]

A Renaissance from Ruins

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Think NASA Is a Waste of Money? 7 Technologies That Prove You’re Wrong

Space R&D impacts everything from healthcare to video games. These 7 technologies show just how important NASA's research has been to us Earth dwellers.

Think NASA Is a Waste of Money? 7 Technologies That Prove You’re Wrong

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Google[x] Dreams Up World-Changing Technologies

Astro Teller, Google[x]’s director of moonshots, gave a remarkable insight at Austin’s SxSW into the search engine’s secretive lab.

Google[x] Dreams Up World-Changing Technologies

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This Startup Lets You Look for a Job—Without Anyone Knowing

Poachable offers an online jobs platform that appeals to workers who are fully employed and not necessarily unhappy, but they’re not completely satisfied, either.

This Startup Lets You Look for a Job—Without Anyone Knowing

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