• Google's investment arm has increased its assets invested in life sciences by 30% in two years, Bloomberg reports. The firm has a team of 70 people, with 17 investment partners.
  • Maris and his team have big plans for the future of science and healthcare. From Bloomberg: "We are just on the verge of what science and technology can do," says David Shaywitz, chief medical officer of DNAnexus, who's seated across from Byers and Hodak. His company, also backed by Google Ventures, is building a global bank of genomic information using cloud computing.
  • "In 20 years, chemo will seem so primitive it will be like using a telegraph," Maris told Bloomberg.

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