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GMOs, nanotechnology losing ground in India because scientists not engaging public

Most reputed universities abroad have dos and don’ts for researchers on interacting with journalists when their papers are published. But ...
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Crop biotech policy experts: Fallout from ‘equivocating’ National Academy of Sciences GMO report now being felt

Science is not democratic. The National Academies of Sciences report muddied the debate about GE crop yields, gave undue credence ...

Scientists control mouse’s brain with laser to make them eat milkshakes quicker

Lasers shone into the brains of mice can now activate individual neurons — and change the animals behaviour. Scientists have ...
Manipulating DNA to conduct electricity could lead to faster, more powerful computers

Manipulating DNA to conduct electricity could lead to faster, more powerful computers

The ability to use DNA as a construction material, capable of holding scaffolds of molecules and atoms was one huge ...
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Nano-scale machines could revolutionize surgery and drug delivery

The 2016 Nobel Prize in chemistry has been awarded for the design and synthesis of the world's smallest machines. The ...

Gene therapy technique developed to prevent cancer metastasis shows promise

The spread of malignant cells around the body, known as metastasis, is the leading cause of mortality in women with ...

Scientists develop stem cell techniques that uses magnets to repair bones

Tiny bundles of stem cells built in the laboratory using microscopic magnets could pave the way to revolutionize the treatment ...

Human hair may act as perfect support structure for growing nanoparticles

[Researchers have] demonstrated the use of human hair to grow catalytic nanoparticles (i.e., nanoparticles that are capable of carrying out chemical reactions). Why human hair? Nanoparticles, ...
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Human enhancement revolution: Science and ethics in precarious balance

Human enhancement is at least as old as human civilization. Up to this point in history, however, most biomedical interventions, ...
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Future of regenerative medicine may be making human tissue from fruits

In the high-ceilinged basement lab, the ear lies flat, encapsulated in a dish on a sheet-metal cabinet. It’s actually a ...

DNA, gene editing holds incredible potential to advance nanotechnology, computing

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. [The] scientific unlocking [of ...
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Could synthetic biology become tomorrow’s richest industry?

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. [E]conomic growth comes down ...

China aims to lead as global superpower in precision medicine

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Six years ago, China ...

Now, gene therapy features new tools and safer delivery system

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Gene therapy was once ...

Advancements in genetics usher new age of nanotechnology

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. DNA is one of ...

New design allows for portable DNA sequencing biosensors for enhanced disease detection

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. An all-UC San Diego ...
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‘3 person IVF’ closer to reality as cure for mitochondrial diseases

Scientists in the UK have taken a major step forward in perfecting '3 person IVF' embryos—a major step towards curing ...

CRISPR that targets RNA could play major role in understanding, treating fatal diseases

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Researchers who discovered a ...
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Proposal for second Human Genome Project draws mix of criticism and acclaim

A group of scientists have proposed a bold plan to build the human genome from scratch that could greatly benefit ...
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Talking Biotech: Roslin Institute’s Bruce Whitelaw using gene editing to develop virus resistant pig

Roslin Institute animal biotechnologist Bruce Whitelaw is genetically engineering pigs to resist the deadly African swine fever virus ...

What could scientists do with synthetic human genome?

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The recent closed-door meeting about ...

What does nanotechnology hold for future of artificial intelligence?

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Today’s emergence of nano-micro ...
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Human preservation: Will advances in cryobiology change science fiction to science fact?

Cryonics may sound very sci-fi and many liken its followers to those of some 'New Age religion'. Yet cryonics could ...

Synthetic tissue transmits electrical signals, like neurons

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Researchers at the University ...
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Sanders’s voting record hasn’t been favorable to medical research

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Democratic presidential candidates Hillary ...
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Enviro activists reject synbio solution for Indonesian palm oil-orangutan crisis

Expanding palm oil demand has increased rainforest deforestation in places like Indonesia. Synthetic biology has a solution: genetically engineered yeast ...
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Why Zika connection to microcephaly, Guillain-Barré hard to prove

Does Zika virus actually cause microcephaly in newborns? Pinning down an answers has been difficult for researchers thus far ...

Biologists manipulate cells with tiny bacterial ‘nanospears’

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Billions of years before ...