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Regulating in response to evolution?

One of the questions that became apparent while writing Unnatural Selection was, could the risk of evolution become part of the regulatory process? Here is a bit of a… 198 more words

I see the future...I see Bio-reactors!

Anytime were biological systems or organisms need to be studied, scientist have to replicate the conditions in order to be able to grow them properly.  They do this by means of bio-reactors, which can go from pretty simple in complexity to very complex setups.   473 more words


Babies Made From Skin May Be Boon For Same-Sex Couples

Stem cells from adult epidermis can be used to make sperm and egg cells, researchers show

In a breakthrough, researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist, have shown that stem cells from the skin of two adults of the same sex can be used to make human egg and sperm cells. 319 more words

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Cyborg Brain Implant Helps Fight Seizures

The cyborgs are coming … and that’s a good thing. A new breed of smart devices designed to be implanted in the brain, heart and other body parts could be used to treat everything from epilepsy to Parkinson’s disease. 1,290 more words

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Scientists Can Now Use DNA As Storage Device For Information

Just one gram of DNA can store the equivalent of 14,000 Blu-ray discs.

But although the potential for DNA as an alternative to hard drives has been known about for years, it is not the most reliable and secure way to keep data safe. 1,019 more words

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3d printed wearables bio-engineered with bacteria

A collaboration with MIT creatives and designers Christoph Bader and Dominik Kolb produced wearable art. 3D printing technology and bio-engineering are the basis of the collection called… 19 more words