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Slashdot Items Tagged "biotech"

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Wednesday March 25, 2015 @06:23PM The One Thousand Genes You Could Live Without
Friday March 06, 2015 @11:17PM The Origin of Life and the Hidden Role of Quantum Criticality
Wednesday March 04, 2015 @09:32PM Inside the Weird World of 3D Printed Body Parts
Wednesday March 04, 2015 @07:14PM NASA Ames Reproduces the Building Blocks of Life In Laboratory
Thursday February 26, 2015 @07:03PM Xeroxed Gene May Have Paved the Way For Large Human Brain
Monday February 23, 2015 @11:33AM 100 Years of Chemical Weapons
Saturday February 21, 2015 @07:40PM Drug-Resistant Malaria May Pose Major Threat
Thursday February 19, 2015 @01:43PM Human DNA Enlarges Mouse Brains
Thursday February 19, 2015 @10:01AM Storing Data In Synthetic Fossils
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @09:17AM US Military Working On 3D Printing Exact Replicas of Bones & Limbs
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @09:16AM Researcher Developing Tattoo Removal Cream
Monday February 16, 2015 @01:28PM Two New Male Birth Control Chemicals In Advanced Stages
Saturday February 07, 2015 @06:05PM Woman Suffers Significant Weight Gain After Fecal Transplant
Sunday February 01, 2015 @09:24AM Telomere-Lengthening Procedure Turns Clock Back Years In Human Cells
Friday January 30, 2015 @08:13AM New Study Says Governments Should Ditch Reliance On Biofuels
Thursday January 29, 2015 @07:43PM FDA Wants To Release Millions of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes In Florida
Wednesday January 28, 2015 @04:01PM Scientists Discover How To Track Natural Errors In DNA Replication
Monday January 26, 2015 @11:23AM Scientists Determine New Way To Untangle Proteins By Unboiling an Egg
Thursday January 22, 2015 @04:22PM New Advance Confines GMOs To the Lab Instead of Living In the Wild
Monday January 19, 2015 @01:38PM Drug Company CEO Blames Drug Industry For Increased Drug Resistance
Sunday January 18, 2015 @02:23PM Hibernation Protein May Halt Alzheimer's
Monday December 29, 2014 @04:29PM Russia Plans To Build World First DNA Databank of All Living Things
Monday December 22, 2014 @01:24PM How Venture Capitalist Peter Thiel Plans To Live 120 Years
Thursday December 18, 2014 @02:17AM Researchers Accidentally Discover How To Turn Off Skin Aging Gene
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @11:41AM Material Possiblities: A Flying Drone Built From Fungus
Friday December 05, 2014 @10:13PM Pantry Pests Harbor Plastic-Chomping Bacteria
Thursday December 04, 2014 @09:13AM How High-Tech Temporary Tattoos Will Hack Your Skin
Monday November 17, 2014 @07:34PM Scientists Optimistic About Getting a Mammoth Genome Complete Enough To Clone
Monday November 17, 2014 @12:23PM Group Tries To Open Source Seeds
Thursday November 13, 2014 @07:22PM Researchers Use DNA To Record a Cell's Life History
Wednesday November 12, 2014 @06:02PM How 4H Is Helping Big Ag Take Over Africa
Sunday November 09, 2014 @11:10PM Study: Body Weight Heavily Influenced By Heritable Gut Microbes
Monday October 27, 2014 @01:37PM The Man With the Golden Blood
Monday October 27, 2014 @01:16PM Black Swan Author: Genetically Modified Organisms Risk Global Ruin
Friday October 24, 2014 @06:26PM Stem Cells Grown From Patient's Arm Used To Replace Retina
Thursday October 09, 2014 @06:14PM Scientists Coax Human Embryonic Stem Cells Into Making Insulin
Monday October 06, 2014 @08:49AM Nobel Prize For Medicine Awarded For "Brain GPS" Research
Monday September 29, 2014 @08:52AM Study: An Evolutionary "Arms Race" Shaped the Human Genome
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @06:13PM Device Allows Paralyzed Rats To Walk, Human Trials Scheduled Next Summer
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @03:26PM US Asks Universities To Flag Risky Pathogen Experiments
Saturday September 20, 2014 @06:08PM Researchers Report Largest DNA Origami To Date
Thursday September 18, 2014 @09:07PM The Myths and Realities of Synthetic Bioweapons
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @10:11AM Artificial Spleen Removes Ebola, HIV Viruses and Toxins From Blood Using Magnets
Wednesday September 10, 2014 @01:02PM The Grassroots Future of Biohacking
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @08:15AM Scientists Regenerate Rat Muscle Tissue
Sunday September 07, 2014 @10:06AM New DNA Analysis On Old Blood Pegs Aaron Kosminski As Jack the Ripper
Thursday September 04, 2014 @07:13AM Researchers Harness E. Coli To Produce Propane
Wednesday September 03, 2014 @12:46PM CPU's Heat Output to Amplify DNA Could Make Drastically Cheaper Tests
Sunday August 31, 2014 @06:15PM The Passenger Pigeon: A Century of Extinction
Friday August 29, 2014 @07:43PM Islamic State "Laptop of Doom" Hints At Plots Including Bubonic Plague
Friday August 29, 2014 @07:30PM Anti-Ebola Drug ZMapp Makes Clean Sweep: 18 of 18 Monkeys Survive Infection
Wednesday August 20, 2014 @06:28PM China Pulls Plug On Genetically Modified Rice and Corn
Thursday August 14, 2014 @10:55AM Transparent Fish Lead to Stem Cell Research Breakthrough
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @11:37AM Injecting Liquid Metal Into Blood Vessels Could Help Kill Tumors
Monday August 11, 2014 @07:51AM About Half of Kids' Learning Ability Is In Their DNA
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @09:40PM "Secret Serum" Used To Treat Americans With Ebola
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @01:40PM Senior RIKEN Scientist Involved In Stem Cell Scandal Commits Suicide
Friday August 01, 2014 @06:48PM DNA Project 'to Make UK World Genetic Research Leader'
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @12:23PM Gene Therapy Converts Heart Cells Into "Biological Pacemakers"
Monday July 14, 2014 @05:55PM Biohackers Are Engineering Yeast To Make THC
Friday July 11, 2014 @06:02PM Child Thought To Be Cured of HIV Relapses, Tests Positive Again
Thursday July 10, 2014 @08:16AM Wireless Contraception
Sunday July 06, 2014 @01:24PM Consciousness On-Off Switch Discovered Deep In Brain
Thursday July 03, 2014 @07:58PM Researchers Create Walking, Muscle-Powered Biobots
Thursday July 03, 2014 @06:25PM How Did Those STAP Stem Cell Papers Get Accepted In the First Place?
Wednesday July 02, 2014 @06:55PM Tibetans Inherited High-Altitude Gene From Ancient Human
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @12:15PM Long-Lasting Enzyme Chews Up Cocaine
Friday June 20, 2014 @04:13PM Modular Science is Building Hardware and Software for Lab Automation (Video)
Friday June 20, 2014 @04:12PM Scientists Successfully Grow Full Head of Hair On Bald Man
Thursday June 19, 2014 @10:55PM Researchers Find "Achilles Heel" of Drug Resistant Bacteria
Monday June 16, 2014 @09:27AM "Super Bananas" May Save Millions of Lives In Africa
Saturday June 14, 2014 @06:51PM EU May Allow Members Home Rule On GMO Foods
Friday June 13, 2014 @08:07PM 3D Bioprinters Could Make Enhanced, Electricity-Generating 'Superorgans'
Thursday June 12, 2014 @06:26PM Japanese Stem Cell Debacle Could Bring Down Entire Center
Monday June 09, 2014 @05:21PM DNA Study: First Farmers Were Also Sailors
Wednesday June 04, 2014 @06:42PM Ear Grown From Van Gogh DNA On Display
Wednesday June 04, 2014 @12:47PM Key Researcher Agrees To Retract Disputed Stem Cell Papers
Thursday May 29, 2014 @01:27PM 'Curiosity' Lead Engineer Suggests Printing Humans On Other Planets
Thursday May 22, 2014 @04:13PM Why Not Every New "Like the Brain" System Will Prove Important
Tuesday May 20, 2014 @10:58AM How the Emerging Science of Proteotronics Will Change Electronics
Monday May 19, 2014 @03:31PM Fujitsu Is Growing Radiation-Free Lettuce In Japan's Fukushima Prefecture
Thursday May 15, 2014 @08:49AM Cellular Compound May Increase Lifespan Without the Need For Strict Dieting
Monday May 12, 2014 @10:36AM Harvard Study Links Neonicotinoid Pesticide To Colony Collapse Disorder
Friday May 09, 2014 @07:45AM Single Gene Can Boost IQ By Six Points
Thursday May 08, 2014 @06:21PM Scientists Create Bacteria With Expanded DNA Code
Sunday May 04, 2014 @10:28PM Scientists Race To Develop Livestock That Can Survive Climate Change
Monday April 28, 2014 @02:23PM Male Scent Molecules May Be Compromising Biomedical Research
Sunday April 27, 2014 @01:43PM Bill Gates & Twitter Founders Put "Meatless" Meat To the Test
Monday April 21, 2014 @11:46AM Women Increasingly Freezing Their Eggs To Pursue Their Careers
Sunday April 20, 2014 @06:13PM Biofuels From Corn Can Create More Greenhouse Gases Than Gasoline
Friday April 18, 2014 @06:38PM Plant Breeders Release 'Open Source Seeds'
Thursday April 17, 2014 @06:27PM In a Cloning First, Scientists Create Stem Cells From Adults
Monday April 14, 2014 @09:29PM U.S. Biomedical Research 'Unsustainable' Prominent Researchers Warn
Friday April 11, 2014 @09:45PM CSIRO Scientists' Aquaculture Holy Grail: Fish-Free Prawn Food
Tuesday April 08, 2014 @11:15AM For the First Time, Organ Regenerated Inside a Living Animal
Saturday April 05, 2014 @09:03AM Scientist Quits Effort To Live-Blog Stem Cell Generation
Friday April 04, 2014 @05:33PM Cheaper Fuel From Self-Destructing Trees
Thursday April 03, 2014 @03:07PM Single-Celled Organism Converted Into Electronic Oscillator For Bio-Computing
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @11:53PM Threatened Pandemics and Laboratory Escapes: Self-fulfilling Prophecies
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @11:48PM Creating "Homo Minutus" — a Benchtop Human To Test Drugs
Monday March 31, 2014 @03:01PM Ancient Virus DNA Discovery Could Be a Breakthrough In How Diseases Are Treated
Monday March 24, 2014 @04:56PM Scientist Live-Blogs His Lab's Attempts To Generate New Type of Stem Cells
Sunday March 23, 2014 @07:16PM MIT Researcher Enlists Bacteria To Assemble Nanotech Materials
Sunday March 23, 2014 @11:16AM Electric 'Thinking Cap' Controls Learning Speed
Saturday March 22, 2014 @04:08AM Mute Witness: Forensic Sketches From Nothing But DNA
Thursday March 20, 2014 @06:32PM Pine Tree Has Largest Genome Ever Sequenced
Monday March 17, 2014 @11:19PM Famous Breast Cancer Gene Could Affect Brain Growth
Monday March 10, 2014 @10:20AM LABONFOIL: A Portable Bond-Style Lab
Sunday March 09, 2014 @06:14PM New Blood Test Offers Early Warning for Alzheimer's Onset
Friday March 07, 2014 @11:05PM Genome Pioneer, X Prize Founder Tackle Aging
Friday March 07, 2014 @07:12PM Genomic Medicine, Finally
Monday March 03, 2014 @11:10PM PETA Abandons $1 Million Prize For Artificial Chicken
Thursday February 27, 2014 @03:49PM UK Government Proposes Rules To Allow 'Three-Parent Embryos'
Monday February 17, 2014 @09:18PM 1870s Horse Flu Epidemic Brought US Economy To Its Knees
Monday February 17, 2014 @03:58PM New Encryption Scheme Could Protect Your Genome
Thursday February 06, 2014 @12:56AM Designer Seeds Thought To Be Latest Target By Chinese
Wednesday January 29, 2014 @08:00PM How the web makes a real-life Breaking Bad possible—and legal
Wednesday January 15, 2014 @07:26PM DNA Detectives Count Thousands of Fish Using a Glass of Water
Sunday January 05, 2014 @03:10PM Why a Cure For Cancer Is So Elusive
Sunday January 05, 2014 @11:03AM Anti-GMO Activists Win Victory On Hawaiian Island
Friday January 03, 2014 @08:20AM "Jumping Genes" Linked To Schizophrenia
Thursday January 02, 2014 @10:19AM Finnish HIV Vaccine Testing To Begin
Saturday December 28, 2013 @11:21PM Iowa State AIDS Researcher Admits To Falsifying Findings
Tuesday December 17, 2013 @01:35PM Programming Molecules To Let Chemicals Make Decisions
Friday December 06, 2013 @08:51PM After FDA Objections, 23andMe Won't Offer Health Information
Friday December 06, 2013 @06:59PM Scientists Boost the "Will To Persevere" With Current To the Brain
Sunday November 24, 2013 @11:43AM Make Way For "Mutant" Crops As GM Foods Face Opposition
Thursday November 21, 2013 @02:01PM Bionic Eye Implant Available In US Next Month
Thursday November 21, 2013 @10:12AM HIV Tracking Technology Could Pinpoint Who's Infecting Who
Thursday October 31, 2013 @06:25PM Computing Inside a Living Cell
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @10:23AM Root of Maths Genius Sought
Thursday October 10, 2013 @08:06AM Researchers Create Microscopic 'Cages' To Study Bacterial Behavior
Thursday October 03, 2013 @11:23AM Personal Genomics Firm 23andMe Patents Designer Baby System
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @07:41AM FDA Approves Wearable "Artificial Pancreas"
Friday September 20, 2013 @07:34PM Extreme Microbe Brewing: the Curse of Auto-Brewery Syndrome
Monday September 16, 2013 @07:59AM DoD Declassifies Flu Pandemic Plan Containing Sobering Assumptions
Thursday September 12, 2013 @10:23PM Promising Vaccine Candidate Could Lead To a Definitive Cure For HIV
Monday September 09, 2013 @09:31PM Interview With Professor Potrykus, Inventor of Golden Rice
Monday September 09, 2013 @08:44AM New Research Could Slow Human Aging
Thursday September 05, 2013 @11:06PM NIH Studies Universal Genome Sequencing At Birth
Wednesday September 04, 2013 @09:27PM Computer-Designed Proteins Recognize and Bind Small Molecules
Wednesday August 21, 2013 @06:42PM Dentist Wants To Clone John Lennon Using DNA Extracted From Lennon's Tooth
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @03:21PM The Cryonics Institute Offers a Chance at Immortality (Video #2)
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @09:26AM Predictors of Suicidal Behavior Found In Blood
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @08:10AM Effects of Parkinson's-Disease Mutation Reversed In Cells
Monday August 19, 2013 @06:01PM GM Rice Passes Unexpected Benefits To Weeds
Monday August 19, 2013 @02:34PM The Cryonics Institute Offers a Chance at Immortality (Video)
Wednesday August 14, 2013 @12:12PM Has Anyone Seen My Rabbit?
Tuesday August 13, 2013 @07:52AM Looking Beyond Corn and Sugarcane For Cost-Effective Biofuels
Sunday August 11, 2013 @10:11PM Dogs Trained To Sniff Out Ovarian Cancer
Sunday August 11, 2013 @10:35AM GovernmentAttic Publishes Declassified Survey of Worldwide Bio-War Research
Wednesday August 07, 2013 @10:42PM Researchers Unveil Genome of 'Immortal' Cell Line Derived From Cancer Victim
Tuesday July 30, 2013 @08:12AM Nitrogen Fixing Bacteria That Can Colonize Most Plants Discovered
Monday July 29, 2013 @08:21AM Breakthrough In Detecting DNA Mutations Could Help Treat Cancer, TB
Sunday July 28, 2013 @09:52AM GMO Oranges? Altering a Fruit's DNA To Save It
Thursday July 18, 2013 @09:35AM Nanoparticle Exposure Could Disrupt Immune Cell Function
Thursday July 18, 2013 @08:08AM Scientists Silence Extra Chromosome In Down Syndrome Cells
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @11:31AM Scientists Seek Biomarkers For Violence
Sunday July 14, 2013 @12:00AM Sculpting Nanoflows With Supercomputers
Saturday July 13, 2013 @05:49PM A Scientist's Quest For Perfect Broccoli
Tuesday July 02, 2013 @12:09PM Mouse Cloned From Drop of Blood
Thursday June 27, 2013 @06:30PM The DNA Data Deluge
Thursday June 27, 2013 @08:21AM Industrious Dad Finds the Genetic Culprit To His Daughters Mysterious Disease
Wednesday June 26, 2013 @06:03PM 700,000-Year-Old Horse Becomes Oldest Creature With Sequenced Genome
Tuesday June 25, 2013 @08:11AM Research Offers Promise of Devices That Can Detect Disease With a Drop of Blood
Tuesday June 25, 2013 @07:59AM A Different Approach To Making Alternative Fuels Practical
Thursday June 20, 2013 @11:53AM Battery Materials Made Using Crab Shells
Thursday June 20, 2013 @08:03AM Monsanto Executive Wins World Food Prize
Monday June 17, 2013 @03:45PM Teen's Biofuel Invention Turns Algae Into Fuel
Monday June 17, 2013 @11:36AM DNA Fog Helps Identify Trespassers, Thieves, and Brigands
Thursday June 13, 2013 @11:50AM Supreme Court: No Patents For Natural DNA Sequences
Wednesday June 12, 2013 @06:05PM Genomics Impact On US Economy Approaches $1 Trillion
Tuesday June 11, 2013 @12:08PM Backyard Brains Shows You How to Remote Control a Cockroach (Video)
Tuesday June 11, 2013 @09:07AM Reversible Male Contraception With Gold Nanorods
Saturday June 01, 2013 @06:27PM Researchers Determine Chemical Structure of HIV Capsid
Saturday June 01, 2013 @12:56PM Never Mind the Epidemic, Who Gets Patent Rights For the Cure?
Friday May 31, 2013 @01:07PM GMO Wheat Found Growing Wild In Oregon, Japan Suspends Import From U.S.
Wednesday May 29, 2013 @06:15PM Gene Therapy May Protect Against Flu
Sunday May 26, 2013 @08:08AM Advanced Biological Computer Developed
Friday May 17, 2013 @06:28PM Scientists Clone Human Embryos To Make Stem Cells
Monday May 13, 2013 @11:39AM Engineering the $325,000 Burger
Monday May 06, 2013 @02:13PM HiveBio is Working to Become Seattle's First Community Biology Lab (Video)
Monday May 06, 2013 @01:13PM Device Can Extract DNA With Full Genetic Data In Minutes
Sunday April 28, 2013 @04:03PM Genetically Modified Plants To Produce Natural Lighting
Sunday April 21, 2013 @03:14PM In Development: An Open Source Language For Cell Programming
Tuesday April 16, 2013 @12:35PM Possible Cure For MS Turns Common Skin Cells Into Working Brain Cells
Tuesday April 16, 2013 @08:04AM Lab-grown Kidneys Transplanted Into Rats
Sunday April 14, 2013 @05:58PM Will the Supreme Court End Human Gene Patents?
Wednesday April 10, 2013 @12:06PM Alien Code In Our DNA?
Saturday April 06, 2013 @08:01PM Why Do Pathogen Researchers Face Less Scrutiny Than Nuclear Scientists?
Friday April 05, 2013 @07:05AM Researchers Build 3D Printer That Makes Tissue-Like Material
Friday March 29, 2013 @07:42PM A new genetic code found
Monday March 18, 2013 @08:48AM "Lazarus Project" Clones Extinct Frog
Friday March 15, 2013 @09:49AM Most popular human cell in science gets sequenced
Sunday March 10, 2013 @08:38PM SXSW: Al Gore Talks Surveillance Culture, Spider Goats
Wednesday March 06, 2013 @03:33PM Salt linked to autoimmune diseases
Tuesday February 19, 2013 @01:17PM Monsanto's 'terminator' seeds set to make a comeback
Friday February 15, 2013 @07:55PM French Police Unsure Which Twin To Charge In Sexual Assaults
Friday February 15, 2013 @08:10AM Australian Federal Court Rules For Patent Over Breast Cancer Gene
Wednesday February 13, 2013 @07:48AM Living cells turned into computers

The perversity of nature is nowhere better demonstrated by the fact that, when exposed to the same atmosphere, bread becomes hard while crackers become soft.


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