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New Way To Diagnose Ear Infections, Developed In Illinois, Could Help Millions

About eight years ago, Ryan Shelton was doing postdoctoral research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, focusing on medical optics and imaging. He was also the father of Jack, a one-year-old who suffered from constant, painful ear infections that, eventually, led to permanent partial hearing loss. At the same time, a colleague, Dr. Stephen […]

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This Incubator Has Nurtured Some Of The World’s Most Important Startups. Now, It’s Raising $50M More.

Lorenzo Lewis knows first-hand the hardships endured by young men of color, and the toll on mental health those traumas take. Born in jail, Lewis, 32, struggled with a host of mental health problems throughout his childhood and early adolescence. But when, at 17, he was arrested for gun possession and sentenced to a year […]