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I finally froze my eggs after years of debating and seeing other friends go through the process. All in all, it was a rather easy and successful process. Here, I share my experiences and all the details I learned to help others make this important decision for themselves. …


Colin Bortner (left) and Jeff Hsu (right), cofounders of Ivy Natal

The future of our species depends on procreation, but today the world is at an all-time high in infertility due to disease, stress, and the decision to delay having kids. But what if we can generate healthy egg and sperm from your skin cells? Ivy Natal is attempting just that…


Aidan Tinafar, CEO of Liberum

When we think of synthetic biology, we often think of synthetic DNA. However, the purpose of the DNA is often to make protein. Today we can order DNA overnight for cheap, but producing protein takes at least two weeks of lab work with various instruments and techniques. Liberum aims to…


Dalton Bioanalytics cofounders Austin Quach (left) and Seungjun Yeo (right)

Our blood and cells are complex mixtures of DNA, RNA, proteins, metabolites, lipids, sugars, metal ions, and more. All of these are deeply important in informing our health and wellness. Today, we can measure a few of these molecules routinely, but what are we missing might be in the rest…


Pando Nutrition cofounders Doug Manofsky (left) and Craig Rouskey (right).

Antibiotics, hormones, and additives in livestock feed help animals grow, but are not great when they end up on our dinner plates. The US FDA banned the use of antibiotics in 2017, but antibiotics are still widely used in the industry because there are very few alternatives available. Pando Nutrition…


Dylan Nichols and Kevin Honaker (CEO, co-founder) of BiomeSense

The microbiome is extremely exciting, but today it is still a black box of mystery. In order to really harness the therapeutic potential of the microbiome, we need to have more data, and preferably longitudinal data every single day. This is because the critical data is in the way the…


Siv Watkins and Jeff Holland, cofounders of 11BIOMICS

Plants live in symbiosis with the microbes and fungi in their environment. When this balance is disrupted, it can lead to diseases. 11BIOMICS is rebalancing ecosystems to fight off plant diseases, such as powdery mildew on cannabis plants. …


From left: Shalini, Dilraj, Becky, Inja (CSO, cofounder), and Matt (CEO, cofounder) of New Culture

The exciting industry of meat alternatives is moving us towards cleaner foods for planetary and human health. But no animal causes more methane emissions than the dairy cow. Cheese alternatives traditionally have missed the mark on taste and texture because they lack casein proteins found in milk.


Olof (left) and Helen (right), co-founders of Guided Clarity

It is becoming more and more clear that food is medicine. The nutrients we eat everyday not only nurture us, but keeps us healthy. Guided Clarity found an ingredient in mother’s milk that helps to increase metabolism and longevity by targeting the mitochondria, the powerhouse of the cell. …


Cell-based meats, or clean meats, can alleviate pressures on the environment, end animal suffering, and produce sustainable protein for the growing world population. Yet, we are still far away from making cell-based meats a reality due to technological challenges. New Age Meats is tackling these challenges with automation and data…

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