Verily Life Sciences Stories February 27

Verily might be entering the health insurance market according to a new report this morning. Alphabet’s health division would not become an insurer, but rather work with existing ones and other partners to lower patient costs.

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Verily Life Sciences Stories February 19

Alphabet’s health division, Verily, has a number of ongoing projects that leverage technology and data science to improve healthcare. The latest applies machine learning to retinal images to identify the risk factors of cardiovascular disease.

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Verily Life Sciences Stories September 6, 2017

Back in July, a report revealed that Verily Life Sciences made an investment and built a lab for cancer detection startup Freenome at its campus. The Alphabet division has now revealed that the lab and offices are a part of the Verily Partner Space to foster collaboration with “pioneering start-ups.”

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Verily Life Sciences Stories July 24, 2017

According to a new report from CNBC, Alphabet’s Life Sciences arm Verily has invested in a cancer detection startup called Freenome. It’s unclear just how much Verily put into the company, but its latest round totaled around $65 million.

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Verily Life Sciences Stories July 14, 2017

Verily Life Sciences is set to release 20 million modified mosquitos in Fresno, California throughout the summer. Aimed at reducing the global impact of the disease-carrying insect, this is the Alphabet company’s first U.S. field study.

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Verily Life Sciences Stories May 9, 2017

As part of its broader research into life sciences, Verily is tackling mental health by using technology to allow for earlier diagnosis and intervention. However, the Alphabet division has lost a major hire, with Dr. Thomas Insel departing.

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