Google Announces Launch of New Company To Tackle Aging, Related Diseases
On Wednesday, Google announced the launch of a new health technology company -- called Calico -- that will focus on aging and related diseases, such as diabetes, heart disease and obesity. Calico -- which will operate as a separate entity from Google -- potentially could use Google's computing abilities to research such ailments.
- "Google and Levinson's New Calico Makes Age Research the Cat's Meow" (Leuty, "BiotechSF," San Francisco Business Journal, 9/18).
- "Tech Titans Form Biotechnology Company" (Cain Miller/Pollack, "Bits," New York Times, 9/18).
- "Google Spins Off Calico, a New Company To Focus on Health" (Bailey, San Jose Mercury News, 9/18).