Robin Cook

February 12, 2016
Medical startup

FundRX: Crowdfunding for Biotechnology Startups

FundRX: Crowdfunding for Biotechnology Startups As the global citizenry has become more empowered and digital, a great shift away from traditional financing institutions has taken place, creating a dramatic new paradigm for funding entrepreneurism. Crowdfunding, similar to crowdsourcing, is a direct conversation between people. For the entrepreneur, this means that […]
January 6, 2016
3-D Printing dress

3-D Printing hits the Fashion Runway

Good news for all of us who never have anything to wear—3-D printing. Don’t see anything you like in your closet? Print out some knock-out outfits and you will be the envy of all your friends. Sound far-fetched? Actually, this is the reality we’re now living in, and it’s becoming […]
January 4, 2016
hand with stop hiv

A New Weapon in the War against HIV-AIDS

Antabuse wakes up latent HIV virus for the kill  There is good news for HIV researchers and the approximately 36.9 million HIV patients across the globe. A very popular drug used to treat alcoholism—Antabuse—has been found to be a potent tool in the effort to treat the virus. Antabuse is […]
December 30, 2015
children at Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan

Dispelling the Darkness: Ikea Lights up Refugee Camps

Millions of refugees have fled the war in Syria, running for their lives and leaving behind everything: nationhood, families, homes, jobs, and possessions, to live in barely tolerable conditions with no true end in sight. While refugee camps provide an oasis from the trauma of war, they are primitive, with […]