We talked to the top scientist at Alphabet’s life-sciences company about the common thread uniting all its seemingly random health projects — and how she plans to spend $1 billion
|01/11/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Verily, the enigmatic life-sciences company formerly known as Google Life Sciences, recently raised $1 billion and appears to have its hands in a wide range of health initiatives.
- The company is building advanced contact lenses; releasing hordes of bacteria-infected (and thus sterile) mosquitoes in Fresno, California; and building a watch that helps researchers gather data for clinical studies.
- Verily’s chief medical officer told Business Insider there’s one thread that unites all of its projects: information.
From an outsider’s perspective, the researchers at Google-affiliated health-tech company Verily seem to have their hands in a little bit of everything.
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