Slashdot Items Tagged "biotech"

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Wednesday February 03, 2016 @03:00PM Ethics Panel Endorses Mitochondrial Therapy, But Says Start With Male Embryos
Monday February 01, 2016 @01:16PM U.K. Researcher Receives Permission To Edit Genes In Human Embryos
Thursday January 28, 2016 @06:28PM Researchers Use CRISPR To Repair Genetic Defect That Causes Blindness
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @08:23AM US Regulators Find Serious Deficiencies At Theranos Lab
Thursday January 21, 2016 @10:53AM Fraud Detected In Science Research That Suggested GMO Crops Were Harmful
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @08:36AM Sensors Slip Into the Brain, Then Dissolve When Their Job Is Done
Tuesday January 12, 2016 @10:28AM First Children Have Been Diagnosed In 100,000 Genomes Project
Saturday January 09, 2016 @02:52PM New Class of Sound Wave Gentle Enough To Use In Biomedical Devices
Thursday January 07, 2016 @02:05PM German Carpenter's Testicluar Valve Could Mean An On/Off Switch For Sperm
Monday December 21, 2015 @05:25PM Meet the Scientist Who Injected Himself With 3.5 Million-Year-Old Bacteria
Saturday December 12, 2015 @07:25PM Chipotle Plans To DNA Test Produce After E-Coli Outbreaks In Nine States
Thursday December 10, 2015 @10:28AM MIT Researchers Develop Triple Helix MicroRNA Cancer Treatment
Thursday December 03, 2015 @08:40AM Harvard Prof. Says Cure For Aging Could Emerge Within 5 Years
Thursday November 26, 2015 @12:49PM Japanese Company Makes Low-Calorie Noodles Out of Wood
Sunday November 22, 2015 @01:57PM A Post-Antibiotic Future Is Looming
Sunday November 15, 2015 @04:51PM Experimental Drug Targeting Alzheimer's Disease Shows Anti-Aging Effects
Saturday November 07, 2015 @01:35AM Controversial Company Offers a New Way To Make a Baby
Friday November 06, 2015 @06:47PM New vs. Old: a Comparison of 23andMe's Health Reports and the Raw Data
Tuesday November 03, 2015 @11:08AM Stanford Identifies Potential Security Hole In Genomic Data-Sharing Network
Sunday November 01, 2015 @04:10PM Bumblebees Used For Targeted Pesticide Deliveries
Friday October 30, 2015 @05:21PM FDA Approves Drug That Uses Herpes Virus To Fight Cancer
Sunday October 18, 2015 @05:28PM Disruptive Bloodwork Startup May Offer Mostly Vaporware
Saturday October 17, 2015 @03:30PM Beware: FBI, Other Agencies Might Go After Your Voluntary DNA Records
Thursday October 15, 2015 @02:54PM The Life-Saving Gifts of the World's Most Venomous Animal
Thursday October 08, 2015 @11:27AM DARPA Jolts the Nervous System With Electricity, Lasers, Sound Waves, and Magnets
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @08:00AM DNA Vaccine Sterilizes Mice, Could Lead To One-Shot Birth Control For Cats, Dogs
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @10:07AM Rogue Biohacking Is Not a Problem
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @09:19AM ALS Patients Use a Brain Implant To Type 6 Words Per Minute
Saturday September 26, 2015 @11:41AM Paralyzed Man Uses Own Brainwaves To Walk Again -- No Exoskeleton Required
Saturday September 19, 2015 @08:31AM UK Researcher Applies For Permission To Edit Embryo Genomes
Friday September 18, 2015 @07:01PM The Ethical Issues Surrounding OSU's Lab-Grown Brains
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @10:10AM Damaged Spinal Cord "Rewires" Itself With Help of Electrical Stimulation
Sunday August 30, 2015 @08:29AM Magnet-Steered Nano-Fish Could Deliver Drugs and Sweep Body Toxins
Thursday August 27, 2015 @10:42AM UNC Scientists Open Source Their Genomic Research
Thursday August 27, 2015 @07:41AM More Cities Use DNA To Catch Dog Owners Who Don't Pick Up Waste
Sunday August 23, 2015 @10:49PM Chinese Scientists Discover Structural Basis of Pre-mRNA Splicing
Thursday August 20, 2015 @06:28PM MIT Researchers Discover "Metabolic Master Switch" To Control Obesity
Friday August 14, 2015 @06:22PM Octopus Genome Sequenced
Wednesday August 05, 2015 @02:54PM REMzen Claims They Can Help You Sleep Better (Video)
Saturday August 01, 2015 @06:44PM Want To Fight Climate Change? Stop Cows From Burping
Thursday July 30, 2015 @01:42PM The Biohacking Movement and Open Source Insulin
Saturday July 25, 2015 @11:39PM Eye Drops Could Dissolve Cataracts
Friday July 10, 2015 @09:47PM New Letters Added To the Genetic Alphabet
Thursday July 09, 2015 @03:21PM Help Save Endangered Rhinos by Making Artificial Horns (Video)
Sunday June 28, 2015 @12:29AM Genetic Rescue Efforts Could Help Coral Shrug Off Warmer Oceans
Friday June 12, 2015 @06:51AM An Origami Inspired Bacteria-Powered Battery
Thursday June 04, 2015 @01:34PM Spider Silk Finally Ready For Commercialization
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @08:37AM The Artificial Pancreas For Diabetics Is Nearly Here
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @08:34AM How Biostamps Can Replace Clunky Biomedical Sensors
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @10:50AM Cocaine Use Can Now Be Tested In Fingerprints Using Ambient Mass Spectrometry
Thursday May 07, 2015 @02:55PM Electron Microscopes Close To Imaging Individual Atoms
Thursday April 30, 2015 @09:02AM A Light-Powered Retina Implant For the Blind
Saturday April 18, 2015 @10:11AM Breakthrough In Artificial Photosynthesis Captures CO2 In Acetate
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @07:15AM Plaque-busting Nanoparticles Could Help Fight Tooth Decay
Sunday April 12, 2015 @11:35PM UW Scientists, Biotech Firm May Have Cure For Colorblindness
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @07:12AM Citizen Scientists Develop Eye Drops That Provide Night Vision
Friday March 06, 2015 @10:17PM The Origin of Life and the Hidden Role of Quantum Criticality
Saturday February 21, 2015 @06:40PM Drug-Resistant Malaria May Pose Major Threat
Thursday February 19, 2015 @12:43PM Human DNA Enlarges Mouse Brains
Thursday February 19, 2015 @09:01AM Storing Data In Synthetic Fossils
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @08:17AM US Military Working On 3D Printing Exact Replicas of Bones & Limbs
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @08:16AM Researcher Developing Tattoo Removal Cream
Saturday February 07, 2015 @05:05PM Woman Suffers Significant Weight Gain After Fecal Transplant
Thursday January 22, 2015 @03:22PM New Advance Confines GMOs To the Lab Instead of Living In the Wild
Sunday January 18, 2015 @01:23PM Hibernation Protein May Halt Alzheimer's
Thursday December 18, 2014 @01:17AM Researchers Accidentally Discover How To Turn Off Skin Aging Gene
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @10:41AM Material Possiblities: A Flying Drone Built From Fungus
Friday December 05, 2014 @09:13PM Pantry Pests Harbor Plastic-Chomping Bacteria
Thursday December 04, 2014 @08:13AM How High-Tech Temporary Tattoos Will Hack Your Skin
Monday October 27, 2014 @12:37PM The Man With the Golden Blood
Friday October 24, 2014 @05:26PM Stem Cells Grown From Patient's Arm Used To Replace Retina
Saturday September 20, 2014 @05:08PM Researchers Report Largest DNA Origami To Date
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @09:11AM Artificial Spleen Removes Ebola, HIV Viruses and Toxins From Blood Using Magnets
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @07:15AM Scientists Regenerate Rat Muscle Tissue
Sunday September 07, 2014 @09:06AM New DNA Analysis On Old Blood Pegs Aaron Kosminski As Jack the Ripper
Wednesday September 03, 2014 @11:46AM CPU's Heat Output to Amplify DNA Could Make Drastically Cheaper Tests
Sunday August 31, 2014 @05:15PM The Passenger Pigeon: A Century of Extinction
Friday August 29, 2014 @06:43PM Islamic State "Laptop of Doom" Hints At Plots Including Bubonic Plague
Friday August 29, 2014 @06:30PM Anti-Ebola Drug ZMapp Makes Clean Sweep: 18 of 18 Monkeys Survive Infection
Thursday August 14, 2014 @09:55AM Transparent Fish Lead to Stem Cell Research Breakthrough
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @10:37AM Injecting Liquid Metal Into Blood Vessels Could Help Kill Tumors
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @08:40PM "Secret Serum" Used To Treat Americans With Ebola
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @12:40PM Senior RIKEN Scientist Involved In Stem Cell Scandal Commits Suicide
Friday August 01, 2014 @05:48PM DNA Project 'to Make UK World Genetic Research Leader'
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @11:23AM Gene Therapy Converts Heart Cells Into "Biological Pacemakers"
Monday July 14, 2014 @04:55PM Biohackers Are Engineering Yeast To Make THC
Friday July 11, 2014 @05:02PM Child Thought To Be Cured of HIV Relapses, Tests Positive Again
Thursday July 10, 2014 @07:16AM Wireless Contraception
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @11:15AM Long-Lasting Enzyme Chews Up Cocaine
Friday June 20, 2014 @03:13PM Modular Science is Building Hardware and Software for Lab Automation (Video)
Friday June 20, 2014 @03:12PM Scientists Successfully Grow Full Head of Hair On Bald Man
Monday June 16, 2014 @08:27AM "Super Bananas" May Save Millions of Lives In Africa
Saturday June 14, 2014 @05:51PM EU May Allow Members Home Rule On GMO Foods
Friday June 13, 2014 @07:07PM 3D Bioprinters Could Make Enhanced, Electricity-Generating 'Superorgans'
Wednesday June 04, 2014 @11:47AM Key Researcher Agrees To Retract Disputed Stem Cell Papers
Thursday May 29, 2014 @12:27PM 'Curiosity' Lead Engineer Suggests Printing Humans On Other Planets
Tuesday May 20, 2014 @09:58AM How the Emerging Science of Proteotronics Will Change Electronics
Monday May 19, 2014 @02:31PM Fujitsu Is Growing Radiation-Free Lettuce In Japan's Fukushima Prefecture
Thursday May 15, 2014 @07:49AM Cellular Compound May Increase Lifespan Without the Need For Strict Dieting
Monday May 12, 2014 @09:36AM Harvard Study Links Neonicotinoid Pesticide To Colony Collapse Disorder
Friday May 09, 2014 @06:45AM Single Gene Can Boost IQ By Six Points
Sunday May 04, 2014 @09:28PM Scientists Race To Develop Livestock That Can Survive Climate Change
Sunday April 20, 2014 @05:13PM Biofuels From Corn Can Create More Greenhouse Gases Than Gasoline
Friday April 18, 2014 @05:38PM Plant Breeders Release 'Open Source Seeds'
Monday April 14, 2014 @08:29PM U.S. Biomedical Research 'Unsustainable' Prominent Researchers Warn
Friday April 11, 2014 @08:45PM CSIRO Scientists' Aquaculture Holy Grail: Fish-Free Prawn Food
Tuesday April 08, 2014 @10:15AM For the First Time, Organ Regenerated Inside a Living Animal
Saturday April 05, 2014 @08:03AM Scientist Quits Effort To Live-Blog Stem Cell Generation
Friday April 04, 2014 @04:33PM Cheaper Fuel From Self-Destructing Trees
Thursday April 03, 2014 @02:07PM Single-Celled Organism Converted Into Electronic Oscillator For Bio-Computing
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @10:53PM Threatened Pandemics and Laboratory Escapes: Self-fulfilling Prophecies
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @10:48PM Creating "Homo Minutus" — a Benchtop Human To Test Drugs
Sunday March 23, 2014 @06:16PM MIT Researcher Enlists Bacteria To Assemble Nanotech Materials
Sunday March 23, 2014 @10:16AM Electric 'Thinking Cap' Controls Learning Speed
Saturday March 22, 2014 @03:08AM Mute Witness: Forensic Sketches From Nothing But DNA
Monday March 17, 2014 @10:19PM Famous Breast Cancer Gene Could Affect Brain Growth
Sunday March 09, 2014 @05:14PM New Blood Test Offers Early Warning for Alzheimer's Onset
Friday March 07, 2014 @10:05PM Genome Pioneer, X Prize Founder Tackle Aging
Friday March 07, 2014 @06:12PM Genomic Medicine, Finally
Monday March 03, 2014 @10:10PM PETA Abandons $1 Million Prize For Artificial Chicken
Thursday February 27, 2014 @02:49PM UK Government Proposes Rules To Allow 'Three-Parent Embryos'
Monday February 17, 2014 @08:18PM 1870s Horse Flu Epidemic Brought US Economy To Its Knees
Wednesday February 05, 2014 @11:56PM Designer Seeds Thought To Be Latest Target By Chinese
Wednesday January 29, 2014 @07:00PM How the web makes a real-life Breaking Bad possible—and legal
Thursday January 02, 2014 @09:19AM Finnish HIV Vaccine Testing To Begin
Saturday December 28, 2013 @10:21PM Iowa State AIDS Researcher Admits To Falsifying Findings
Tuesday December 17, 2013 @12:35PM Programming Molecules To Let Chemicals Make Decisions
Friday December 06, 2013 @07:51PM After FDA Objections, 23andMe Won't Offer Health Information
Friday December 06, 2013 @05:59PM Scientists Boost the "Will To Persevere" With Current To the Brain
Sunday November 24, 2013 @10:43AM Make Way For "Mutant" Crops As GM Foods Face Opposition
Thursday November 21, 2013 @01:01PM Bionic Eye Implant Available In US Next Month
Thursday November 21, 2013 @09:12AM HIV Tracking Technology Could Pinpoint Who's Infecting Who
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @09:23AM Root of Maths Genius Sought
Thursday October 10, 2013 @07:06AM Researchers Create Microscopic 'Cages' To Study Bacterial Behavior
Thursday October 03, 2013 @10:23AM Personal Genomics Firm 23andMe Patents Designer Baby System
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @06:41AM FDA Approves Wearable "Artificial Pancreas"
Friday September 20, 2013 @06:34PM Extreme Microbe Brewing: the Curse of Auto-Brewery Syndrome
Monday September 09, 2013 @08:31PM Interview With Professor Potrykus, Inventor of Golden Rice
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @02:21PM The Cryonics Institute Offers a Chance at Immortality (Video #2)
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @08:26AM Predictors of Suicidal Behavior Found In Blood
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @07:10AM Effects of Parkinson's-Disease Mutation Reversed In Cells
Monday August 19, 2013 @05:01PM GM Rice Passes Unexpected Benefits To Weeds
Monday August 19, 2013 @01:34PM The Cryonics Institute Offers a Chance at Immortality (Video)
Wednesday August 14, 2013 @11:12AM Has Anyone Seen My Rabbit?
Tuesday August 13, 2013 @06:52AM Looking Beyond Corn and Sugarcane For Cost-Effective Biofuels
Sunday August 11, 2013 @09:11PM Dogs Trained To Sniff Out Ovarian Cancer
Sunday August 11, 2013 @09:35AM GovernmentAttic Publishes Declassified Survey of Worldwide Bio-War Research
Tuesday July 30, 2013 @07:12AM Nitrogen Fixing Bacteria That Can Colonize Most Plants Discovered
Sunday July 28, 2013 @08:52AM GMO Oranges? Altering a Fruit's DNA To Save It
Thursday July 18, 2013 @08:35AM Nanoparticle Exposure Could Disrupt Immune Cell Function
Thursday July 18, 2013 @07:08AM Scientists Silence Extra Chromosome In Down Syndrome Cells
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @10:31AM Scientists Seek Biomarkers For Violence
Saturday July 13, 2013 @11:00PM Sculpting Nanoflows With Supercomputers
Saturday July 13, 2013 @04:49PM A Scientist's Quest For Perfect Broccoli
Tuesday July 02, 2013 @11:09AM Mouse Cloned From Drop of Blood
Thursday June 27, 2013 @07:21AM Industrious Dad Finds the Genetic Culprit To His Daughters Mysterious Disease
Tuesday June 25, 2013 @07:11AM Research Offers Promise of Devices That Can Detect Disease With a Drop of Blood
Tuesday June 25, 2013 @06:59AM A Different Approach To Making Alternative Fuels Practical
Thursday June 20, 2013 @10:53AM Battery Materials Made Using Crab Shells
Thursday June 20, 2013 @07:03AM Monsanto Executive Wins World Food Prize
Thursday June 13, 2013 @10:50AM Supreme Court: No Patents For Natural DNA Sequences
Tuesday June 11, 2013 @11:08AM Backyard Brains Shows You How to Remote Control a Cockroach (Video)
Tuesday June 11, 2013 @08:07AM Reversible Male Contraception With Gold Nanorods
Saturday June 01, 2013 @05:27PM Researchers Determine Chemical Structure of HIV Capsid
Saturday June 01, 2013 @11:56AM Never Mind the Epidemic, Who Gets Patent Rights For the Cure?
Friday May 17, 2013 @05:28PM Scientists Clone Human Embryos To Make Stem Cells
Monday May 13, 2013 @10:39AM Engineering the $325,000 Burger
Monday May 06, 2013 @01:13PM HiveBio is Working to Become Seattle's First Community Biology Lab (Video)
Sunday April 21, 2013 @02:14PM In Development: An Open Source Language For Cell Programming
Tuesday April 16, 2013 @07:04AM Lab-grown Kidneys Transplanted Into Rats
Wednesday April 10, 2013 @11:06AM Alien Code In Our DNA?
Saturday April 06, 2013 @07:01PM Why Do Pathogen Researchers Face Less Scrutiny Than Nuclear Scientists?
Friday March 29, 2013 @06:42PM A new genetic code found
Friday March 15, 2013 @08:49AM Most popular human cell in science gets sequenced
Sunday March 10, 2013 @07:38PM SXSW: Al Gore Talks Surveillance Culture, Spider Goats
Wednesday March 06, 2013 @02:33PM Salt linked to autoimmune diseases
Tuesday February 19, 2013 @12:17PM Monsanto's 'terminator' seeds set to make a comeback
Friday February 15, 2013 @06:55PM French Police Unsure Which Twin To Charge In Sexual Assaults
Wednesday February 13, 2013 @06:48AM Living cells turned into computers
Wednesday February 06, 2013 @03:59PM Did viruses evolve from an extinct domain of life?
Saturday February 02, 2013 @07:40PM International challenge to computationally interpret protein function
Friday January 25, 2013 @06:29PM Old Inkjet Becomes New Bio-Materials Printer
Friday January 18, 2013 @02:56AM Replicating hardest known biomaterial could improve solar cells and batteries
Friday January 11, 2013 @10:01PM Carrion Flies Used To Find New Species
Friday January 11, 2013 @09:58PM Fireflies Bring Us Brighter LEDs
Friday January 11, 2013 @05:33AM Molecular robot mimics life's protein-builder
Friday January 04, 2013 @09:10AM Brewing Saké in Texas for Fun and Profit (Video)
Sunday December 23, 2012 @07:56PM Bee Venom Has "Botox-Like Effect," Is Worth 7 Times As Much As Gold
Sunday December 16, 2012 @11:09PM Virus Rebuilds Heart's Own Pacemaker In Animal Tests
Friday December 14, 2012 @07:13AM Fast DNA origami opens way for nanoscale machines
Tuesday December 11, 2012 @07:57AM Researchers Build Water Soluble Chips
Thursday December 06, 2012 @12:01PM Hagfish Slime Could Make Super-Strong Clothes
Thursday November 29, 2012 @06:16PM Paralyzed Dogs Walk Again After Cell Transplant
Wednesday November 28, 2012 @03:59AM Polymer implants could help heal brain injuries
Tuesday November 27, 2012 @09:49AM Pioneering Transplant Surgeon Joseph Murray Dead at 93
Monday November 26, 2012 @06:04PM Newly Developed RNA-Based Vaccine Could Offer Lifelong Protection From the Flu
Friday November 23, 2012 @10:27PM Implant Translates Written Words To Braille, Right On the Retina
Wednesday November 21, 2012 @04:03AM Nose cell transplants allow paralyzed dogs to walk again
Tuesday November 20, 2012 @12:31PM Genspace: New York City's Community Biolab (Video)
Monday November 19, 2012 @01:42AM A Better Thought-Controlled Computer Cursor