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

Housed inside a wristband slightly bigger than a Fitbit, the Buzz has a microphone that picks up sound and a ...
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Stem cells and sight: “And the blind shall see again”

Forbes | 
Some days the future arrives faster than others—this is one of those days. Researchers from Oxford University just announced that ...

What 23andMe is really selling

Forbes | 
This week, 23andme, the personalized genomics company founded by Anne Wojcicki, wife of Google co-founder Sergey Brin, got an influx of investment cash ...

Could Bioimimicry solve global hunger?

Forbes | 
Biomimicry or biomimetics is the examination of nature for inspiratioin order to solve human problems. The latest wave of biomimicry ...

Synthetic biology: New frontiers, and a DNA laser printer?

Forbes | 
It’s been a good month for synthetic biology. A few weeks ago, in a great talk (on the concept of ...
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