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By Zenia Tata, Executive Director, Global Expansion, XPRIZE On World Water Day, we are served a powerful reminder that water
Anousheh Ansari is the first female private space explorer and first space ambassador, earning a place in history as the fourth private explorer to visit space and the first astronaut of Iranian descent.
In the past five years, we have committed $33 billion in taxpayer dollars to digitize our nation's health care data. The need was unquestionable, and the potential gains are tremendous. However, the system that has emerged has essentially replicated the acute care-focused health system that has been failing us for decades.
Team Danvantri derives its name from the god of Ayurvedic medicine who also serves as physician to the Hindu divine. Led
Unlike traditional venture-capital firms, which back one idea, specific competitions inspire multiple solutions - often leading
Imagine one day being able to deliver the benefits of a fully staffed healthcare facility with unlimited resources and top
The declining costs of hardware components, the ubiquity of smartphones and the need for consumers to cut their medical costs
Coming out of the 3D printing trend, Bre Petis launched MakerBot, a line of affordable desktop 3D printers, out of a hackerspace
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An entrepreneur I know in Chile also built a water sanitization system that can help reduce the incidence of disease caused
For our grandparents, "work" was almost always in a factory or on a farm. Today, the farm and factory jobs are performed
Recognized for inspiring musicians, landscapers and urbanists, Rio has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Joe
Why the Milestone Prizes, and why now? The milestones themselves contain certain developmental benchmarks for flight-ready
In the debate, I argued that collateralized debt obligations, credit-default swaps, and structured investment vehicles were
By Dr. Peter H. Diamandis Dr. Peter H. Diamandis is the Chairman & CEO of XPRIZE A renewed golden age of exploration in the
Five $120,000 Distinguished Award winners also demonstrated game-changing technology. Alphabetically, they are: Congratulations
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It sometimes seems that the world is speeding up, and it's often hard to remember how quickly things are changing in our everyday lives.
And then there was the disastrous Airy Labs. According to TechCrunch, it wasn't Thiel Fellow Andrew Hsu who ran the company