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SmartFlare live RNA detection

I recently came across a booklet regarding SmartFlare for live cell RNA level detection. The basic idea, if i understand it correctly, is the use of gold nanoparticles that are conjugated to fluorescently tagged short double stranded probes. 322 more words

Gene Expression

Control your genes with your thoughts...

This article I found was very interesting. But I wasn’t sure of the practical application. I understand it has to do with modifying a gene expression with your thought, but could you use it to combat diabetes or alzheimer’s with it? 101 more words

Writing

Controlling genes with your thoughts

November 13, 2014

It sounds like something from the scene in Star Wars where Master Yoda instructs the young Luke Skywalker to use the force to release his stricken X-Wing from the swamp: Marc Folcher and other researchers from the group led by Martin Fussenegger, Professor of Biotechnology and Bioengineering at the Department of Biosystems (D-BSSE) in Basel, have developed a novel gene regulation method that enables thought-specific brainwaves to control the conversion of genes into proteins — called gene expression in technical terms. 584 more words

Technology

The developmental transcriptome of contrasting Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus) morphs

The developmental transcriptome of contrasting Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus) morphs
Jóhannes Gudbrandsson, Ehsan P Ahi, Kalina H Kapralova, Sigrídur R Franzdottir, Bjarni K Kristjánsson, Sophie S Steinhaeuser, Ísak M Jóhannesson, Valerie H Maier, Sigurdur S Snorrason, Zophonías O Jónsson, Arnar Pálsson… 314 more words

Population Genetics Analysis

Article: Controlling Genes with your thoughts

Controlling genes with your thoughts

Date:

November 11, 2014

Source:

ETH Zurich

Summary:

Researchers have constructed the first gene network that can be controlled by our thoughts. 705 more words

News

A bizarre idea

On the site of The Independent I found the following article: Controlling medication with your mind: Thought regulation of genes made possible. According to the article scientists have created a device which allows people to regulate gene expression by using their brain waves. 35 more words

Contemplation