Slashdot Items Tagged "biotech"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @09:00AM DNA Vaccine Sterilizes Mice, Could Lead To One-Shot Birth Control For Cats, Dogs
Wednesday September 30, 2015 @04:33PM Dormant Virus Wakes Up In Some Patients With Lou Gehrig's Disease
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @11:07AM Rogue Biohacking Is Not a Problem
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @10:19AM ALS Patients Use a Brain Implant To Type 6 Words Per Minute
Monday September 28, 2015 @09:39AM Researchers Identify Newer and More Precise System For Genome Editing
Monday September 28, 2015 @09:28AM Rare "Healthy" Smokers Lungs Explained
Saturday September 26, 2015 @12:41PM Paralyzed Man Uses Own Brainwaves To Walk Again -- No Exoskeleton Required
Wednesday September 23, 2015 @06:05PM Stem Cell-Derived Brain Mimics Predict Chemical Toxicity
Saturday September 19, 2015 @09:31AM UK Researcher Applies For Permission To Edit Embryo Genomes
Friday September 18, 2015 @08:01PM The Ethical Issues Surrounding OSU's Lab-Grown Brains
Thursday September 17, 2015 @10:10PM Wasps Have Injected New Genes Into Butterflies
Wednesday September 16, 2015 @04:15PM DNA-Based Advertising Redefines Commercial "Ad-Targeting"
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @11:10AM Damaged Spinal Cord "Rewires" Itself With Help of Electrical Stimulation
Monday September 14, 2015 @11:28PM Law Professor: Genetic Engineering Is (Probably) Protected By the First Amendment
Wednesday September 09, 2015 @07:44PM UK Researchers Developing Influenza-Resistant Birds
Wednesday September 02, 2015 @11:00PM New Russian Laboratory To Study Mammoth Cloning
Sunday August 30, 2015 @09:29AM Magnet-Steered Nano-Fish Could Deliver Drugs and Sweep Body Toxins
Thursday August 27, 2015 @11:42AM UNC Scientists Open Source Their Genomic Research
Thursday August 27, 2015 @08:41AM More Cities Use DNA To Catch Dog Owners Who Don't Pick Up Waste
Monday August 24, 2015 @05:35PM Is a Universal Flu Vaccine On the Horizon?
Sunday August 23, 2015 @11:49PM Chinese Scientists Discover Structural Basis of Pre-mRNA Splicing
Thursday August 20, 2015 @07:28PM MIT Researchers Discover "Metabolic Master Switch" To Control Obesity
Thursday August 20, 2015 @06:09PM Intel's Collaborative Cancer Cloud, an Open Platform For Genome-Based Treatments
Monday August 17, 2015 @10:02PM Implanted Optogenetic Light Switch Lets Scientists Flip Neurons On and Off
Friday August 14, 2015 @07:22PM Octopus Genome Sequenced
Friday August 07, 2015 @11:53AM Chemical Treatment Transforms Skin Cells Into Neurons
Wednesday August 05, 2015 @03:54PM REMzen Claims They Can Help You Sleep Better (Video)
Saturday August 01, 2015 @07:44PM Want To Fight Climate Change? Stop Cows From Burping
Thursday July 30, 2015 @02:42PM The Biohacking Movement and Open Source Insulin
Wednesday July 29, 2015 @04:12PM Genetically Modified Rice Makes More Food, Less Greenhouse Gas
Monday July 27, 2015 @06:12PM Study: Certain Vaccines Could Make Diseases More Deadly
Sunday July 26, 2015 @12:39AM Eye Drops Could Dissolve Cataracts
Wednesday July 22, 2015 @04:04PM Studies Find Genetic Signature of Native Australians In the Americas
Wednesday July 15, 2015 @06:02PM US House Committee Approves Anti-GMO Labeling Law
Friday July 10, 2015 @10:47PM New Letters Added To the Genetic Alphabet
Thursday July 09, 2015 @08:48PM Scientists Connect Rat and Monkey Brains To Establish "Organic Computer" Network
Thursday July 09, 2015 @04:21PM Help Save Endangered Rhinos by Making Artificial Horns (Video)
Sunday July 05, 2015 @08:26AM Checking Mammoth DNA Against Elephants Hints At How They Got Hairy
Monday June 29, 2015 @10:33PM Creating Bacterial "Fight Clubs" To Discover New Drugs
Sunday June 28, 2015 @01:29AM Genetic Rescue Efforts Could Help Coral Shrug Off Warmer Oceans
Thursday June 25, 2015 @08:41PM Controversial Trial of Genetically Modified Wheat Ends In Disappointment
Wednesday June 24, 2015 @11:17PM NHS To Give Volunteers "Synthetic Blood" Made In a Laboratory Within Two Years
Friday June 12, 2015 @07:51AM An Origami Inspired Bacteria-Powered Battery
Thursday June 04, 2015 @02:34PM Spider Silk Finally Ready For Commercialization
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @09:37AM The Artificial Pancreas For Diabetics Is Nearly Here
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @09:34AM How Biostamps Can Replace Clunky Biomedical Sensors
Monday May 25, 2015 @03:15PM Sex-Switched Mosquitoes May Help In Fight Against Diseases
Thursday May 21, 2015 @09:37PM DNA On Pizza Crust Leads To Quadruple Murder Suspect
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @11:50AM Cocaine Use Can Now Be Tested In Fingerprints Using Ambient Mass Spectrometry
Monday May 18, 2015 @12:36PM Genetically Engineered Yeast Makes It Possible To Brew Morphine
Saturday May 09, 2015 @11:54AM Brainwave-Reading Patents Spike On Increase In Commercial Mind-Reading Apps
Thursday May 07, 2015 @03:55PM Electron Microscopes Close To Imaging Individual Atoms
Thursday April 30, 2015 @10:02AM A Light-Powered Retina Implant For the Blind
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @05:38PM Chinese Scientists Claim To Have Genetically Modified Human Embryos
Saturday April 18, 2015 @11:11AM Breakthrough In Artificial Photosynthesis Captures CO2 In Acetate
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @08:15AM Plaque-busting Nanoparticles Could Help Fight Tooth Decay
Monday April 13, 2015 @12:35AM UW Scientists, Biotech Firm May Have Cure For Colorblindness
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @08:12AM Citizen Scientists Develop Eye Drops That Provide Night Vision
Thursday March 26, 2015 @06:38PM Robobug: Scientists Clad Bacterium With Graphene To Make a Working Cytobot
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