Corvallis robotics startup raises $150 million from Amazon and othersA Corvallis-based tech company hopes to accelerate the arrival of robots in the workplace. Learn more here. By Mike Rogoway | The Oregonian/OregonLive
Agility Robotics, a Corvallis-based company that makes robots that walk like a person, reported $150 million in new investment Friday, a whopping sum the company hopes will accelerate the arrival of robots in the workplace.
Using technology originally developed at Oregon State University, Agility has developed robots that walk on two legs, climb stairs, carry and stack objects, and operate indoors and out. The company said its most advanced robot will begin working for customers later in 2022.
“Unprecedented consumer and corporate…
'This is just the start': Research into Covid-19 opens doors to understanding other diseases and conditions
mRNA technology will be used for pathogens and diseases other than Covid. Learn more here.
By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News
(KHN) The billions of dollars invested in covid vaccines and covid-19 research so far are expected to yield medical and scientific dividends for decades, helping doctors battle influenza, cancer, cystic fibrosis, and far more diseases.“This is just the start,” said Dr. Judith James, vice president of clinical affairs for the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. “We won’t see these dividends in their full glory for years.” Building on the success of mRNA vaccines for covid, scientists hope to create mRNA-based vaccines against a host of…