Slashdot Items Tagged "biotech"

Date / Time Story
Friday January 19, 2018 @09:19PM New Antifungal Provides Hope in the Fight Against Superbugs
Saturday January 06, 2018 @11:18PM A Popular Sugar Additive May Have Fueled the Spread of Two Superbugs
Saturday January 06, 2018 @03:35PM The Orange Goo Used In Everything From Armor To Football Helmets
Sunday December 31, 2017 @01:15PM America's Doctors Are Performing Expensive Procedures That Don't Work
Friday December 29, 2017 @09:47PM Neuro, Cyber, Slaughter: Emerging Technological Threats In 2017
Friday December 29, 2017 @09:31PM How Big Tech is Getting Involved in Your Health Care
Sunday December 24, 2017 @05:43PM Should Plant-Based Meat Replace Beef Completely?
Saturday December 23, 2017 @09:40PM Days Before Christmas, Theranos Secures $100 Million in New Funding
Sunday December 10, 2017 @06:47PM Researchers Say Human Lifespans Have Already Hit Their Peak
Sunday December 03, 2017 @12:36AM Can Researchers Detect Irregular Heart Rhythms with the Apple Watch?
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @05:23PM EPA Approves Release of Bacteria-Carrying Mosquitoes To 20 States
Tuesday October 31, 2017 @03:10PM New VibWrite System Uses Finger Vibrations To Authenticate Users
Saturday October 28, 2017 @12:00AM Can Science Make Alcohol Safer?
Saturday October 14, 2017 @06:33PM Scientists Selectively Trigger Suicide In Cancer Cells
Saturday September 30, 2017 @07:11PM Should Zambia Allow The Testing of Genetically-Modified Mosquitoes?
Friday September 29, 2017 @05:12PM Chip Reprograms Cells To Regenerate Damaged Tissue
Sunday September 17, 2017 @03:47PM Typing By Brain Arrives: No Surgery Necessary
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @11:44PM Large-Scale Dietary Study: Fats Good, Carbs Bad
Sunday August 27, 2017 @03:15PM A Game You Control With Your Mind
Saturday August 12, 2017 @04:34PM Study Finds Vaccine Science Outreach Only Reinforced Myths
Saturday August 05, 2017 @02:22PM How Apple Is Putting Voices In Users' Heads -- Literally
Friday August 04, 2017 @11:13PM Could Diabetes Spread Like Mad Cow Disease?
Sunday July 30, 2017 @02:01AM Microbe New To Science Found In Self-Fermented Beer
Monday July 24, 2017 @03:03PM Wisconsin Company Will Let Employees Use Microchip Implants To Buy Snacks, Open Doors
Saturday July 15, 2017 @12:38PM Can AI Replace Hospital Radiologists?
Saturday July 01, 2017 @01:03AM Tylenol May Kill Kindness
Sunday June 11, 2017 @04:31PM US Government Task Force Urges Cash Incentives For Ditching Insecure Medical Devices
Saturday June 10, 2017 @11:08AM Cancer Drug Proves To Be Effective Against Multiple Tumors
Saturday May 27, 2017 @11:30PM Researchers Found Perfect Contraceptives In Traditional Chinese Medicine
Saturday May 20, 2017 @08:00PM New Battery Technology Draws Energy Directly From The Human Body
Saturday May 20, 2017 @01:24AM Chemists May Be Zeroing In On Chemical Reactions That Sparked The First Life
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @04:42PM Scientists 3D-Print Ovaries To Allow Infertile Mice To Mate and Give Birth
Monday May 15, 2017 @01:27AM Researcher Hacks Nine Sleep-Tracking Devices To Test Their Accuracy
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @05:16PM 18-Year-Old Mexican Student Designs Bra That Can Detect Breast Cancer
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @03:20PM Supercomputers Assist In Search For New, Better Cancer Drugs
Friday April 21, 2017 @09:26PM Can Parents Sue If Their Kid Is Born With the 'Wrong' DNA?
Friday April 21, 2017 @03:24PM Theranos Used Shell Company To Secretly Buy Outside Lab Equipment, Says Report
Friday April 07, 2017 @09:52PM Belgian Scientists Inhibit Protein Responsible For Allergic Reactions
Sunday April 02, 2017 @05:46PM Five US Navy SEAL Units Are Now Testing Brain-Zappers
Sunday April 02, 2017 @01:58PM Can Robots Help Children With Autism?
Friday March 31, 2017 @08:25PM Y Combinator-Funded Startup To Do Quantum Computing -- Only Better
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @07:13PM Scientists Turn Mammalian Cells Into Complex Biocomputers
Sunday March 26, 2017 @11:19PM Researchers Discover A Surprising New Role for Lungs: Making Blood
Sunday March 26, 2017 @12:14AM Theranos To Investors: Please Don't Sue! Here, Have Some More Shares
Sunday March 19, 2017 @12:07PM The First Practical Use For Quantum Computers: Chemistry
Saturday March 18, 2017 @01:51PM Tech Billionaires Invest In Linking Brains To Computers
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @07:45PM West African Village Weighs Using Genetically Modified Mosquitoes In Malaria Fight
Thursday March 02, 2017 @04:00PM Researchers Store Computer OS, Short Movie On DNA
Saturday February 18, 2017 @12:00AM SpaceX's Next Launch Carries Colonies Of A Drug-Resistant Superbug
Sunday February 05, 2017 @06:04PM Studies Link Some Stomach Drugs To Alzheimer's Disease and Kidney Problems
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @03:29PM Scientists Create 3D Bioprinter Capable of Printing Living Human Skin
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @04:19PM Malwarebytes Discovers 'First Mac Malware of 2017'
Saturday January 14, 2017 @03:35PM 'Superbug' Resistant To 26 Antibiotics Kills A Patient In Nevada
Monday January 09, 2017 @04:41PM US Military Seeks Biodegradable Bullets That Sprout Plants
Friday January 06, 2017 @05:17PM Theranos Is Laying Off 155 People, About 41 Percent Of Its Workforce
Thursday January 05, 2017 @09:41PM A Squishy Clockwork BioBot Releases Doses of Drugs Inside the Body
Saturday December 31, 2016 @10:58PM Baby's Skull Rebuilt With Help From A 3D Printer
Sunday December 25, 2016 @06:04PM You're An Adult, But Your Brain Might Not Be, Researchers Say
Saturday December 24, 2016 @07:27PM Flickering Lights May Illuminate A Path To Alzheimer's Treatment
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @07:04PM Human Cells Naturally 'Eat' Silicon Nanowires
Sunday December 18, 2016 @12:54AM Human Zika Antibodies Prevent Infection in Mice
Sunday December 11, 2016 @07:59PM IBM's Watson Used In Life-Saving Medical Diagnosis
Saturday December 10, 2016 @07:30PM Researchers Successfully Fight Colon Cancer Using Immunotherapy
Saturday December 03, 2016 @01:59AM Our Brains Use Binary Logic, Say Neuroscientists
Sunday November 27, 2016 @03:34PM Sugar-Free Products Might Actually Stop Us From Getting Slimmer
Sunday November 27, 2016 @01:50PM Researchers Successfully Achieve Suspended Animation With Mouse Embryos
Saturday November 26, 2016 @09:50PM Scientists Believe There's Finally A Cure For The Common Cold
Saturday November 26, 2016 @07:49PM Brain Cancer Patients Live Longer By Sending Electric Fields Through Their Heads
Saturday November 19, 2016 @08:02PM Feeding Seaweed To Cows Eliminates Methane Emissions
Monday November 14, 2016 @06:37PM Chemical Traces On Your Phone Reveal Your Lifestyle, Scientists Say
Saturday November 05, 2016 @01:10PM First Color Images Produced By an Electron Microscope
Sunday October 30, 2016 @11:31PM Male Birth Control Shot Found Effective
Monday October 24, 2016 @02:45PM Harvard Researchers Print World's First Heart-On-A-Chip
Friday October 14, 2016 @04:57PM Scientific Breakthrough Increases Plant Yields By One Third
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @10:49PM 'Nano-Machines' Win European Trio Chemistry Nobel Prize
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @10:21PM Theranos To Shut Down Its Blood-Testing Facilities, Shrink Workforce By 40%
Monday October 03, 2016 @11:42PM Yoshinori Ohsumi of Japan Wins Nobel Prize In Medicine For Study of Cell Recycling
Friday September 30, 2016 @04:02PM Feds Go After Mylan For Scamming Medicaid Out of Millions On EpiPen Pricing
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @04:11PM Microsoft Will 'Solve' Cancer Within The Next 10 Years By Treating It Like A Computer Virus, Says Company
Sunday September 18, 2016 @12:48AM Vanity Fair Blames The Failure of Theranos On Silicon Valley
Saturday September 17, 2016 @08:52PM Ask Slashdot: Why Aren't Techies Improving The World?
Sunday September 11, 2016 @03:56AM Should We Seed Life On Alien Worlds?
Friday September 09, 2016 @03:51PM Video Shows How Bacteria Invade Antibiotics And Transform Into Superbugs
Sunday September 04, 2016 @12:33PM Should We Kill All The Mosquitoes?
Saturday September 03, 2016 @01:05AM Brain-Zapping Gadgets Need Regulation, Say Scientists
Friday September 02, 2016 @03:51PM FDA Bans 19 Chemicals Used In Antibacterial Soaps
Sunday August 28, 2016 @11:49AM 'Longest Living Human' Says He Is Ready For Death At 145
Saturday August 27, 2016 @04:25PM US Patients Battle EpiPen Prices And Regulations By Shopping Online
Saturday August 20, 2016 @02:04PM Can Cow Backpacks Reduce Global Methane Emissions?
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @07:10PM Wrong Chemical Dumped Into Olympic Pools Made Them Green
Saturday August 13, 2016 @10:29AM How The Navy Tried To Turn Sharks into Torpedos
Thursday August 11, 2016 @05:05PM 8 Paralyzed Patients Learn To Walk Again Using Virtual Reality
Thursday August 11, 2016 @12:31AM Google Ventures CEO and Founder Bill Maris Is Leaving
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @06:50PM 6 Million Americans Exposed To High Levels of Chemicals In Drinking Water, Says Study
Sunday August 07, 2016 @02:32PM Scientist Who Sparked 'A Revolution in Chemistry' Dies at 70
Sunday August 07, 2016 @10:08AM Stem Cell Researchers Can Now Combine Animal and Human Embryos In The US
Monday August 01, 2016 @05:14PM Elizabeth Holmes Finally Releases Theranos Data, Including A 'miniLab'
Monday August 01, 2016 @03:12PM Google's Alphabet and GSK Forge $715 Million Bioelectronic Firm To Fight Diseases Without Meds
Monday August 01, 2016 @02:54PM Peter Thiel Is Interested In Harvesting The Blood Of The Young
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @10:43PM Florida Regulators OK Plan To Increase Toxins In Water
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @07:31PM 'Sister Clones' Of Dolly The Sheep Have Aged Like Any Other Sheep, Study Says
Sunday July 24, 2016 @09:07PM Kurzweil Argues Technology Improves The World, Compares DNA to Code
Saturday July 23, 2016 @02:09PM Can Iris-Scanning ID Systems Tell the Difference Between a Live and Dead Eye?
Friday July 22, 2016 @06:23PM CRISPR: Chinese Scientists To Pioneer Gene-Editing Trial On Humans
Friday July 22, 2016 @01:43AM Scientists Find Chemical-Free Way To Extend Milk's Shelf Life For Up To 3 Weeks
Saturday July 16, 2016 @10:18PM New Study Shows Why Big Pharma Hates Medical Marijuana
Saturday July 16, 2016 @10:20AM Encrypted DNA Storage Investigated by DOE Researchers
Friday July 15, 2016 @04:53PM Slashdot Asks: Would You Eat Lab-Grown Meat?
Sunday July 10, 2016 @09:47PM A Medical Mystery of the Best Kind: Major Diseases Are In Decline
Friday July 08, 2016 @03:31AM Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes Banned From Owning a Lab
Thursday July 07, 2016 @06:09PM Robot Stingray Is Powered By Rat Heart Cells
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @06:40PM Theranos Faces Congressional Inquiry Over Faulty Blood Tests
Monday July 04, 2016 @05:38PM Researchers Develop Electronic Nose To Sniff Out Pesticides and Nerve Gas
Saturday July 02, 2016 @08:47AM Stop Bashing GMO Food, Say 109 Nobel Laureates
Monday June 20, 2016 @08:33PM Ultra-Thin Solar Cells Can Be Bent Around A Pencil
Friday June 17, 2016 @03:53PM Cancer Is An Evolutionary Mechanism To 'Autocorrect' Our Gene Pool, Suggests Paper
Thursday June 16, 2016 @07:13PM Finnish Scientist Provides Another Explanation For The 'Impossible' EM Drive
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @04:19PM WHO: Drinking Extremely Hot Coffee, Tea 'Probably' Causes Cancer
Monday June 13, 2016 @11:48PM Repurposing Drugs To Tackle Cancer
Monday June 13, 2016 @08:44PM Amazon Faces $350K Fine For Shipping 'Amazing Liquid Fire'
Monday June 13, 2016 @09:27AM Walgreens Cuts Ties With Blood-Test Startup Theranos
Friday June 10, 2016 @03:41PM 23 Seriously Ill MS Patients Recover After 'Breakthrough' Stem Cell Treatment
Thursday June 02, 2016 @06:45PM Scientists Announce Plans For Synthetic Human Genomes
Thursday May 26, 2016 @05:32PM Antibiotic-Resistant E Coli Reaches The US For The First Time
Monday May 23, 2016 @04:24PM FBI Wants Biometric Database Hidden From Privacy Act
Thursday May 19, 2016 @06:36PM Why Don't Scientists Kill The 'Demon In The Freezer'?
Saturday May 14, 2016 @12:42AM Ingestible Medical Robots Could Remove Batteries From Stomachs
Friday May 13, 2016 @10:02PM Scientists Hold A Secret Meeting To Consider Creating A Synthetic Human Genome
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @07:04PM Scientists Grow Two-Week-Old Human Embryos In Lab For The First Time
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @04:36PM In Search Of A Healthy Gut, One Man Turned To An Extreme DIY Fecal Transplant
Saturday April 23, 2016 @08:26AM First Successful Gene Therapy Against Human Aging?
Friday April 22, 2016 @08:13PM CERN Releases 300TB of Large Hadron Collider Data Into Open Access
Thursday April 14, 2016 @04:24PM Report: Feds To Ban Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes For 2 Years
Friday March 11, 2016 @09:35PM Plastic-Eating Bacteria Could Help Clean Up Waste
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @11:52PM First Bionic Fingertip Implant Delivers Sensational Results
Monday February 29, 2016 @09:49AM Pentagon Research Could Make 'Brain Modem' A Reality
Friday February 26, 2016 @12:46PM More Medical Devices Should Be Open Source, Like This ECG
Thursday February 25, 2016 @01:22PM Google DeepMind Applies AI To Healthcare With NHS Partnership
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @08:10PM Researchers Claim Success In Removing HIV From Living Cells
Monday February 22, 2016 @02:38PM Low-Cost "Paper Skin" Boasts Same Sensory Functions As the Real Thing
Monday February 22, 2016 @09:20AM Fungi From Guts Of Herbivores Could Help Us Make Biofuel
Friday February 19, 2016 @11:37AM Wearable Third Arm Gives Drummers Extra Robotic Rhythm
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @01:27PM 3D-Printed Ear Comes To Life After Implantation In Mice
Thursday February 11, 2016 @05:43PM Self-Propelling Microparticles Spot Ricin In Minutes
Thursday February 04, 2016 @05:50PM DNA Makes Lifeless Materials Shapeshift
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