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Spy plants? DARPA working on genetically engineered surveillance sensors

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the think-tank that’s under the U.S. Department of Defense, recently announced that it’s ...
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Fighting Zika: Gene edited, 3-eyed flightless mosquitoes

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[I]n an effort to demonstrate how gene editing could be used to eradicate the mosquito species Aedes aegypti —a major carrier of ...
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Age-related macular degeneration may be treatable using viral injection gene therapy

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[R]esearchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine were looking for ways to treat a particular type of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) known as a wet ...
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Body parts from fruit? Skin grafts may use apples to grow human tissue

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Biophysicist Andrew Pelling of University of Ottawa wants to [use apples to determine] the future of biomaterials and human tissue repair.... “What ...
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Curiosity about ideas, experiences may be related to higher cognitive ability

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[An international team of 60 researchers], led by Todd Lencz from the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, studied the genes ...
'Brain on a chip': In vitro model finds regional links to specific diseases, treatments

‘Brain on a chip’: In vitro model finds regional links to specific diseases, treatments

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We have come a long way in our understanding of how the brain works, but the more we know about ...
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Genetics could help teachers tailor learning to individual students

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Something that becomes very clear to teachers as they spend time in classrooms is that different students have different learning ...
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Bioartificial kidneys may soon improve treatment of patients with renal failure

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Dutch researchers Dimitrios Stamatialis of the University of Twente, Roos Masereeuw from the University of Utrecht, and their teams 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

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The ability to use DNA as a construction material, capable of holding scaffolds of molecules and atoms was one huge ...

CRISPR-Cas9 gene scissors can cut most mutations linked to cancer

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A group of researchers from Dresden’s National Center for Tumor Disease (NCT)...and the German Consortium for Translational Cancer Research (DKTK)...have ...
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Stem cells injected into brain of Parkinson’s patient for first time

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Doctors from the Royal Melbourne Hospital successfully injected stem cells onto the brain of a 64-year old Parkinson’s Disease patient ...