Slashdot Items Tagged "biotech"

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Thursday November 26, 2015 @12:49PM Japanese Company Makes Low-Calorie Noodles Out of Wood
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @12:45PM Gene Drive Turns Mosquitoes Into Malaria Fighters
Sunday November 22, 2015 @01:57PM A Post-Antibiotic Future Is Looming
Friday November 20, 2015 @07:39AM FDA Signs Off On Genetically Modified Salmon Without Labeling
Wednesday November 18, 2015 @06:05PM Scientists Grow Working Vocal Cord Tissue In the Lab
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
Wednesday October 14, 2015 @01:58PM A Fresh Take On Fake Meat
Monday October 12, 2015 @03:12PM Hi-Tech Body Implants and the Biohacker Movement
Sunday October 11, 2015 @10:29PM Scientists Hope To Attract Millions To "DNA.LAND"
Thursday October 08, 2015 @02:48PM Complex Living Brain Simulation Replicates Sensory Rat Behaviour
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
Wednesday September 30, 2015 @03:33PM Dormant Virus Wakes Up In Some Patients With Lou Gehrig's Disease
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
Monday September 28, 2015 @08:39AM Researchers Identify Newer and More Precise System For Genome Editing
Monday September 28, 2015 @08:28AM Rare "Healthy" Smokers Lungs Explained
Saturday September 26, 2015 @11:41AM Paralyzed Man Uses Own Brainwaves To Walk Again -- No Exoskeleton Required
Wednesday September 23, 2015 @05:05PM Stem Cell-Derived Brain Mimics Predict Chemical Toxicity
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
Thursday September 17, 2015 @09:10PM Wasps Have Injected New Genes Into Butterflies
Wednesday September 16, 2015 @03:15PM DNA-Based Advertising Redefines Commercial "Ad-Targeting"
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @10:10AM Damaged Spinal Cord "Rewires" Itself With Help of Electrical Stimulation
Monday September 14, 2015 @10:28PM Law Professor: Genetic Engineering Is (Probably) Protected By the First Amendment
Wednesday September 09, 2015 @06:44PM UK Researchers Developing Influenza-Resistant Birds
Wednesday September 02, 2015 @10:00PM New Russian Laboratory To Study Mammoth Cloning
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
Monday August 24, 2015 @04:35PM Is a Universal Flu Vaccine On the Horizon?
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
Thursday August 20, 2015 @05:09PM Intel's Collaborative Cancer Cloud, an Open Platform For Genome-Based Treatments
Monday August 17, 2015 @09:02PM Implanted Optogenetic Light Switch Lets Scientists Flip Neurons On and Off
Friday August 14, 2015 @06:22PM Octopus Genome Sequenced
Friday August 07, 2015 @10:53AM Chemical Treatment Transforms Skin Cells Into Neurons
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
Wednesday July 29, 2015 @03:12PM Genetically Modified Rice Makes More Food, Less Greenhouse Gas
Monday July 27, 2015 @05:12PM Study: Certain Vaccines Could Make Diseases More Deadly
Saturday July 25, 2015 @11:39PM Eye Drops Could Dissolve Cataracts
Wednesday July 22, 2015 @03:04PM Studies Find Genetic Signature of Native Australians In the Americas
Wednesday July 15, 2015 @05:02PM US House Committee Approves Anti-GMO Labeling Law
Friday July 10, 2015 @09:47PM New Letters Added To the Genetic Alphabet
Thursday July 09, 2015 @07:48PM Scientists Connect Rat and Monkey Brains To Establish "Organic Computer" Network
Thursday July 09, 2015 @03:21PM Help Save Endangered Rhinos by Making Artificial Horns (Video)
Sunday July 05, 2015 @07:26AM Checking Mammoth DNA Against Elephants Hints At How They Got Hairy
Monday June 29, 2015 @09:33PM Creating Bacterial "Fight Clubs" To Discover New Drugs
Sunday June 28, 2015 @12:29AM Genetic Rescue Efforts Could Help Coral Shrug Off Warmer Oceans
Thursday June 25, 2015 @07:41PM Controversial Trial of Genetically Modified Wheat Ends In Disappointment
Wednesday June 24, 2015 @10:17PM NHS To Give Volunteers "Synthetic Blood" Made In a Laboratory Within Two Years
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
Monday May 25, 2015 @02:15PM Sex-Switched Mosquitoes May Help In Fight Against Diseases
Thursday May 21, 2015 @08:37PM DNA On Pizza Crust Leads To Quadruple Murder Suspect
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @10:50AM Cocaine Use Can Now Be Tested In Fingerprints Using Ambient Mass Spectrometry
Monday May 18, 2015 @11:36AM Genetically Engineered Yeast Makes It Possible To Brew Morphine
Saturday May 09, 2015 @10:54AM Brainwave-Reading Patents Spike On Increase In Commercial Mind-Reading Apps
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
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @04:38PM Chinese Scientists Claim To Have Genetically Modified Human Embryos
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
Thursday March 26, 2015 @05:38PM Robobug: Scientists Clad Bacterium With Graphene To Make a Working Cytobot
Wednesday March 25, 2015 @05:23PM The One Thousand Genes You Could Live Without
Friday March 06, 2015 @10:17PM The Origin of Life and the Hidden Role of Quantum Criticality
Wednesday March 04, 2015 @08:32PM Inside the Weird World of 3D Printed Body Parts
Wednesday March 04, 2015 @06:14PM NASA Ames Reproduces the Building Blocks of Life In Laboratory
Thursday February 26, 2015 @06:03PM Xeroxed Gene May Have Paved the Way For Large Human Brain
Monday February 23, 2015 @10:33AM 100 Years of Chemical Weapons
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
Monday February 16, 2015 @12:28PM Two New Male Birth Control Chemicals In Advanced Stages
Saturday February 07, 2015 @05:05PM Woman Suffers Significant Weight Gain After Fecal Transplant
Sunday February 01, 2015 @08:24AM Telomere-Lengthening Procedure Turns Clock Back Years In Human Cells
Friday January 30, 2015 @07:13AM New Study Says Governments Should Ditch Reliance On Biofuels
Thursday January 29, 2015 @06:43PM FDA Wants To Release Millions of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes In Florida
Wednesday January 28, 2015 @03:01PM Scientists Discover How To Track Natural Errors In DNA Replication
Monday January 26, 2015 @10:23AM Scientists Determine New Way To Untangle Proteins By Unboiling an Egg
Thursday January 22, 2015 @03:22PM New Advance Confines GMOs To the Lab Instead of Living In the Wild
Monday January 19, 2015 @12:38PM Drug Company CEO Blames Drug Industry For Increased Drug Resistance
Sunday January 18, 2015 @01:23PM Hibernation Protein May Halt Alzheimer's
Monday December 29, 2014 @03:29PM Russia Plans To Build World First DNA Databank of All Living Things
Monday December 22, 2014 @12:24PM How Venture Capitalist Peter Thiel Plans To Live 120 Years
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 November 17, 2014 @06:34PM Scientists Optimistic About Getting a Mammoth Genome Complete Enough To Clone
Monday November 17, 2014 @11:23AM Group Tries To Open Source Seeds
Thursday November 13, 2014 @06:22PM Researchers Use DNA To Record a Cell's Life History
Wednesday November 12, 2014 @05:02PM How 4H Is Helping Big Ag Take Over Africa
Sunday November 09, 2014 @10:10PM Study: Body Weight Heavily Influenced By Heritable Gut Microbes
Monday October 27, 2014 @12:37PM The Man With the Golden Blood
Monday October 27, 2014 @12:16PM Black Swan Author: Genetically Modified Organisms Risk Global Ruin
Friday October 24, 2014 @05:26PM Stem Cells Grown From Patient's Arm Used To Replace Retina
Thursday October 09, 2014 @05:14PM Scientists Coax Human Embryonic Stem Cells Into Making Insulin
Monday October 06, 2014 @07:49AM Nobel Prize For Medicine Awarded For "Brain GPS" Research
Monday September 29, 2014 @07:52AM Study: An Evolutionary "Arms Race" Shaped the Human Genome
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @05:13PM Device Allows Paralyzed Rats To Walk, Human Trials Scheduled Next Summer
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @02:26PM US Asks Universities To Flag Risky Pathogen Experiments
Saturday September 20, 2014 @05:08PM Researchers Report Largest DNA Origami To Date
Thursday September 18, 2014 @08:07PM The Myths and Realities of Synthetic Bioweapons
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @09:11AM Artificial Spleen Removes Ebola, HIV Viruses and Toxins From Blood Using Magnets
Wednesday September 10, 2014 @12:02PM The Grassroots Future of Biohacking
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
Thursday September 04, 2014 @06:13AM Researchers Harness E. Coli To Produce Propane
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
Wednesday August 20, 2014 @05:28PM China Pulls Plug On Genetically Modified Rice and Corn
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
Monday August 11, 2014 @06:51AM About Half of Kids' Learning Ability Is In Their DNA
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
Sunday July 06, 2014 @12:24PM Consciousness On-Off Switch Discovered Deep In Brain
Thursday July 03, 2014 @06:58PM Researchers Create Walking, Muscle-Powered Biobots
Thursday July 03, 2014 @05:25PM How Did Those STAP Stem Cell Papers Get Accepted In the First Place?
Wednesday July 02, 2014 @05:55PM Tibetans Inherited High-Altitude Gene From Ancient Human
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
Thursday June 19, 2014 @09:55PM Researchers Find "Achilles Heel" of Drug Resistant Bacteria
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'
Thursday June 12, 2014 @05:26PM Japanese Stem Cell Debacle Could Bring Down Entire Center
Monday June 09, 2014 @04:21PM DNA Study: First Farmers Were Also Sailors
Wednesday June 04, 2014 @05:42PM Ear Grown From Van Gogh DNA On Display
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
Thursday May 22, 2014 @03:13PM Why Not Every New "Like the Brain" System Will Prove Important
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
Thursday May 08, 2014 @05:21PM Scientists Create Bacteria With Expanded DNA Code
Sunday May 04, 2014 @09:28PM Scientists Race To Develop Livestock That Can Survive Climate Change
Monday April 28, 2014 @01:23PM Male Scent Molecules May Be Compromising Biomedical Research
Sunday April 27, 2014 @12:43PM Bill Gates & Twitter Founders Put "Meatless" Meat To the Test
Monday April 21, 2014 @10:46AM Women Increasingly Freezing Their Eggs To Pursue Their Careers
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'
Thursday April 17, 2014 @05:27PM In a Cloning First, Scientists Create Stem Cells From Adults
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
Monday March 31, 2014 @02:01PM Ancient Virus DNA Discovery Could Be a Breakthrough In How Diseases Are Treated
Monday March 24, 2014 @03:56PM Scientist Live-Blogs His Lab's Attempts To Generate New Type of Stem Cells
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
Thursday March 20, 2014 @05:32PM Pine Tree Has Largest Genome Ever Sequenced
Monday March 17, 2014 @10:19PM Famous Breast Cancer Gene Could Affect Brain Growth
Monday March 10, 2014 @09:20AM LABONFOIL: A Portable Bond-Style Lab
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
Monday February 17, 2014 @02:58PM New Encryption Scheme Could Protect Your Genome
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
Wednesday January 15, 2014 @06:26PM DNA Detectives Count Thousands of Fish Using a Glass of Water
Sunday January 05, 2014 @02:10PM Why a Cure For Cancer Is So Elusive
Sunday January 05, 2014 @10:03AM Anti-GMO Activists Win Victory On Hawaiian Island
Friday January 03, 2014 @07:20AM "Jumping Genes" Linked To Schizophrenia
Thursday January 02, 2014 @09:19AM Finnish HIV Vaccine Testing To Begin