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Insect Research Heads Down Path to Start-up Company With NSF I-Corps Program

February 6, 2013

researchers from the University of Nevada, Reno A team of researchers at the University of Nevada, Reno, have strayed from the lab to the boardroom in an effort to build a business based on discoveries from years of research studying insect enzymes. Full Story

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