Vermont-based health technology company wins federal funding for research

Vermont-based health technology company wins federal funding for research

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – What was once a Vermont startup company has grown into a global medical tool used in 10 countries, and now it has won a federal grant to further study the effectiveness of its product.

We first told you about ThinkMD on Channel 3 This Morning at the onset of the pandemic in March 2020. It’s a clinical decision tool that walks users through a detailed clinical assessment of a patient. It was founded by two University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine physicians and professors of pediatrics.

The mobile app which can be used with or

 
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Race to Develop Carbon Removal Technology Begins with Record Funding

Race to Develop Carbon Removal Technology Begins with Record Funding

A high-stakes race that will shape the future of direct air capture technology has officially begun.

The Department of Energy fired the starting gun Tuesday with the release of guidelines the agency will follow when awarding $3.5 billion for four regional hubs that aim to rapidly scale up systems for removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. That prize money, which comes from the bipartisan infrastructure law of 2021, will be distributed over the next five years in two prize competitions.

The infusion of cash comes as the direct air capture industry, or DAC, is still in its infancy. There are

 
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