Billionaire Paul Allen's foundation is funding a new type of evacuation "cocoon" to help fly sick medical workers from West Africa
If you can't beat them, avoid them.
The Pentagon commits to planning for higher temperatures, and retired generals line up to help
Mobile food startups are moving beyond delivery into food prep
Cities relax or abandon purchasing restrictions in a bid to avoid more serious downturn
Ministry of Supply’s Aviator jacket combines the structure of a tailored garment with the functionality of a windbreaker
The Department of Education may double the number of debt collectors who go after defaulted federal student loans
This year's must-have Silicon Valley office accessory: a $199 bear costume
Founders: Dr. Billy Hudson, Dr. Karl Tryggvason, and Dr. J. Wesley Fox
VC Investment over the last four quarters: $22 million
Founded in 2004, this eight-employee company develops innovative therapies for kidney disease. As for the recession, NephroGenex founders aren't daunted, and say that it will begin looking for a Big Pharma partner for its lead product next year.
Key to startup success: "If you are sure you have something that works and is useful to the marketplace, and others that you trust also agree, don't give up!"