Calico | The race against time
“Time is one commodity even god’s fortune cannot buy”. Since the dawn of human civilisation time and space complexity has been a topic of serious discussion among the scholars because within it lies the secret to immortality. The problem of mortality has haunting the human civilisation for a long time. Google’s project Calico is an ambitious attempt at creating something next to impossible. Calico was established in 2013 for combating aging and other related diseases.
With Calico, Google has again proved that is not a conventional company and it never intend to become one.
With the establishment of alphabhet.inc (https://abc.xyz/), Calico represents C in alphabet as part of the 26 company establishment.
Calico (also known as California Life Company) is led by the visionary scientist Arthur D Levison, the founder and CEO and Google is partnership. A recent deal with abbvie(http://www.abbvie.com/) will see the establishment of a new R&D faculty with each company investing 350 million $ the initial stage.
The team at Calico consists of professionals from diverse fields such as genetic engineering, biotechnology, bio-medical engineering, chemical engineering and many others. Since its establishment some of the notables breakthroughs made by this visionary company are:-
- Calico enters into agreement with the Buck Institute to conduct research into the biology of aging and to identify potential therapeutics for age-related diseases
- Calico and QB3 announce partnership to conduct research into the biology of aging and to identify potential therapeutics for age-related diseases
- AbbVie and Calico announce a novel collaboration to accelerate the discovery, development, and commercialization of new therapies
And many others……….
With the recent breakthrough in technology and medical field, we can expect to see immortality as a part of human civilisation in the coming future.
Let’s keep our fingers crossed.