With over 900,000 US patients undergoing bone-related surgeries each year, a New York based start-up called EpiBone wants to simplify how we construct new bone. Their technology, while still being tested, is a revolutionary procedure that utilizes a patients' own stem cells to engineer a personalized bone graft, giving surgeons simplified procedures and patients highly accurate bone formation and regeneration without the complication of synthetic implants.
By day, Jack Andraka appears to be a normal high school student. But after school, he goes to the lab at Johns Hopkins, where he’s developing a test for pancreatic cancer that is worlds better than what’s currently available. In this video, see him talk about his breakthrough.
The startup allows you to pay "rabbits" a fee to do your most annoying tasks--from buying dog food to setting up furniture--for you. For those without steady work, it provides a constant stream of odd jobs to help pay the bills.
After getting laid off from AIG, Steven Carse did what anyone would do: Start a local, organic popsicle cart. Now the Atlanta entrepreneur is ramping up his business, keeping the streets of his city vibrant with colorful frozen treats.
A certain former Zappos CEO might get a lot of press for his plan to revitalize parts of the City of Sin, but Alex Epstein and the El Cortez hotel are also changing the neighborhood by making it younger, supporting the arts, and giving back to the community.