Technologies in healthcare IT speed up the decision making process

By | October 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Whether your doctor admits it or not, your input is evidence-based medicine, which includes three key components: research-based evidence, clinical expertise (i.e., physician’s experience, knowledge, and clinical skills), and the [...]

Growth in cybersecurity observed in Larta’s CAPs

By | October 18th, 2016|0 Comments

It is an understatement to assert that, in the age of databases, cloud data, and networks, the protection of information is a big concern. Cybersecurity encompasses the protection of networks, [...]

Larta’s favorite moments from the Ag Innovation Showcase

By | October 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Eight from Larta institute, attended/worked/networked at our Ag Innovation Showcase in St. Louis last month. In case you missed the Showcase, or even if you didn’t, here are the perspectives [...]

Emerging gene editing technologies: Three key insights

By | October 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Much has been written and discussed in the media regarding consumer attitudes toward technologies adopted across the food system. Those of us who follow and nurture innovation across the sciences, [...]

Monsanto Bayer merger, opinions from the co-founders of Ag Showcase

By | October 6th, 2016|0 Comments

On the third day of the Ag Innovation Showcase we heard that Monsanto and Bayer had agreed to terms for the merger.  Indeed, the press conference announcing this was held [...]

Asking the experts – SBIR funding explained

By | July 11th, 2016|0 Comments

As a follow up to the article we ran in June on the AgTech Week panel on non-dilutive funding Carlos Gutierrez (Larta) and Scott Dockum (USDA) led, we are running [...]

Mythbusting GMOs

By | July 5th, 2016|1 Comment

At Larta, we want to help the science community take the OMG out of GMOs. The myths around GMOs (genetically modified organisms) and consumer confusion over the battle against them [...]