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Vibrating wristband gives deaf people a new way to ‘hear’

Steven Kotler | 
Housed inside a wristband slightly bigger than a Fitbit, the Buzz has a microphone that picks up sound and a ...

Creating artificial life and what we want from it—including resistance ‘to all known pathogens’

Emily Sohn | 
For some scientists, [synthetic biology] will have created artificial life if it can arrange DNA into new combinations on a ...
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7 ways biotechnology could change our lives in 2019

Julia Sklar | 
[Editor's note: Key researchers and scientists were asked for their thoughts on 2019.]  Gene editing, food innovation, and synthetic biology ...

CRISPR’s swiftest and most promising application might be food

Shelby Pope | 
When people mention CRISPR, they’re usually breathless over its potential to cure diseases like sickle cell anemia and muscular dystrophy ...
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DNA sequencing for mass data collection may lower consumer costs to zero

Kat McGowan | 
A well-organized, highly curated database of genetic data from millions of people is a potential goldmine for drug company researchers ...
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Stanford biologist Drew Endy: We need transparency when synthesizing humans

David Duncan, Drew Endy | 
Perhaps more than anyone else working in synthetic biology, [researcher Drew] Endy has tried to hold the community to account ...

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