The Right Peptides Each Day Keep the Doctor Away: Turning Broad Nutrition into a Targeted Solution

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Imagine preventing the onset of diabetes, Alzheimer's, or cancer through eating the right foods. Rather than wondering if kale eaten today will truly lead to longevity tomorrow, envision a grocery store shelf that told you exactly which ingredients to eat depending on your specific health needs. Food technology start-up Nuritas is hoping to make that scenario a reality. By harnessing solutions that nature has already given us, Nuritas is using machine learning to identify the exact food-derived bioactive peptides that can cure or prevent a particular disease.

Square’s New Circle: Banking on Data

Square brought small business payment terminals into the modern day. The simple, clean Square dongle has become widely recognized as the icon of new-age payment. Now, the company is eyeing its valuable set of transaction data to make loans. Square’s visibility into otherwise secretive transaction data allows them to loan to business owners on the basis of business performance.

Could this be the future of lending?