Google X acquires ‘tremor-canceling spoon’ startup

Google X, the research division of tech giant Google, has just announced that it has acquired Lift Labs, a company working on devices for people suffering from neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s and essential tremor. The company is best known for its “tremor-canceling spoon.”


Student-led health-tech incubator to launch at UC Berkeley

Not to be outdone by StartX, the accelerator loosely affiliated with Stanford University that officially opened the doors to its biotech lab last week, a group of UC Berkeley students are launching a new program to help health-tech entrepreneurship flourish on their own campus.

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Funding Daily: A healthy dose of cash

Robots are cool, social networks are neat, and apps are great, but in the end, everyone has their health to look out for — and it seems like investors are starting to notice.