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?
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?
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
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
Monday May 15, 2017 @01:27AM Researcher Hacks Nine Sleep-Tracking Devices To Test Their Accuracy
Friday April 21, 2017 @09:26PM Can Parents Sue If Their Kid Is Born With the 'Wrong' DNA?
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
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
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
Saturday January 14, 2017 @03:35PM 'Superbug' Resistant To 26 Antibiotics Kills A Patient In Nevada
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
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
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
Friday October 14, 2016 @04:57PM Scientific Breakthrough Increases Plant Yields By One Third
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?
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
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?
Saturday August 13, 2016 @10:29AM How The Navy Tried To Turn Sharks into Torpedos
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
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?
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
Sunday July 10, 2016 @09:47PM A Medical Mystery of the Best Kind: Major Diseases Are In Decline
Saturday July 02, 2016 @08:47AM Stop Bashing GMO Food, Say 109 Nobel Laureates
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
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
Saturday April 23, 2016 @08:26AM First Successful Gene Therapy Against Human Aging?
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
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