Slashdot Items Tagged "biotech"

Date / Time Story
Sunday August 28, 2016 @12:49PM 'Longest Living Human' Says He Is Ready For Death At 145
Saturday August 27, 2016 @05:25PM US Patients Battle EpiPen Prices And Regulations By Shopping Online
Saturday August 20, 2016 @03:04PM Can Cow Backpacks Reduce Global Methane Emissions?
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @08:10PM Wrong Chemical Dumped Into Olympic Pools Made Them Green
Saturday August 13, 2016 @11:29AM How The Navy Tried To Turn Sharks into Torpedos
Thursday August 11, 2016 @06:05PM 8 Paralyzed Patients Learn To Walk Again Using Virtual Reality
Thursday August 11, 2016 @01:31AM Google Ventures CEO and Founder Bill Maris Is Leaving
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @07:50PM 6 Million Americans Exposed To High Levels of Chemicals In Drinking Water, Says Study
Sunday August 07, 2016 @03:32PM Scientist Who Sparked 'A Revolution in Chemistry' Dies at 70
Sunday August 07, 2016 @11:08AM Stem Cell Researchers Can Now Combine Animal and Human Embryos In The US
Monday August 01, 2016 @06:14PM Elizabeth Holmes Finally Releases Theranos Data, Including A 'miniLab'
Monday August 01, 2016 @04:12PM Google's Alphabet and GSK Forge $715 Million Bioelectronic Firm To Fight Diseases Without Meds
Monday August 01, 2016 @03:54PM Peter Thiel Is Interested In Harvesting The Blood Of The Young
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @11:43PM Florida Regulators OK Plan To Increase Toxins In Water
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @08:31PM 'Sister Clones' Of Dolly The Sheep Have Aged Like Any Other Sheep, Study Says
Sunday July 24, 2016 @10:07PM Kurzweil Argues Technology Improves The World, Compares DNA to Code
Saturday July 23, 2016 @03:09PM Can Iris-Scanning ID Systems Tell the Difference Between a Live and Dead Eye?
Friday July 22, 2016 @07:23PM CRISPR: Chinese Scientists To Pioneer Gene-Editing Trial On Humans
Friday July 22, 2016 @02:43AM Scientists Find Chemical-Free Way To Extend Milk's Shelf Life For Up To 3 Weeks
Saturday July 16, 2016 @11:18PM New Study Shows Why Big Pharma Hates Medical Marijuana
Saturday July 16, 2016 @11:20AM Encrypted DNA Storage Investigated by DOE Researchers
Friday July 15, 2016 @05:53PM Slashdot Asks: Would You Eat Lab-Grown Meat?
Sunday July 10, 2016 @10:47PM A Medical Mystery of the Best Kind: Major Diseases Are In Decline
Friday July 08, 2016 @04:31AM Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes Banned From Owning a Lab
Thursday July 07, 2016 @07:09PM Robot Stingray Is Powered By Rat Heart Cells
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @07:40PM Theranos Faces Congressional Inquiry Over Faulty Blood Tests
Monday July 04, 2016 @06:38PM Researchers Develop Electronic Nose To Sniff Out Pesticides and Nerve Gas
Saturday July 02, 2016 @09:47AM Stop Bashing GMO Food, Say 109 Nobel Laureates
Monday June 20, 2016 @09:33PM Ultra-Thin Solar Cells Can Be Bent Around A Pencil
Friday June 17, 2016 @04:53PM Cancer Is An Evolutionary Mechanism To 'Autocorrect' Our Gene Pool, Suggests Paper
Thursday June 16, 2016 @08:13PM Finnish Scientist Provides Another Explanation For The 'Impossible' EM Drive
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @05:19PM WHO: Drinking Extremely Hot Coffee, Tea 'Probably' Causes Cancer
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @12:48AM Repurposing Drugs To Tackle Cancer
Monday June 13, 2016 @09:44PM Amazon Faces $350K Fine For Shipping 'Amazing Liquid Fire'
Monday June 13, 2016 @10:27AM Walgreens Cuts Ties With Blood-Test Startup Theranos
Friday June 10, 2016 @04:41PM 23 Seriously Ill MS Patients Recover After 'Breakthrough' Stem Cell Treatment
Thursday June 02, 2016 @07:45PM Scientists Announce Plans For Synthetic Human Genomes
Thursday May 26, 2016 @06:32PM Antibiotic-Resistant E Coli Reaches The US For The First Time
Monday May 23, 2016 @05:24PM FBI Wants Biometric Database Hidden From Privacy Act
Thursday May 19, 2016 @07:36PM Why Don't Scientists Kill The 'Demon In The Freezer'?
Saturday May 14, 2016 @01:42AM Ingestible Medical Robots Could Remove Batteries From Stomachs
Friday May 13, 2016 @11:02PM Scientists Hold A Secret Meeting To Consider Creating A Synthetic Human Genome
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @08:04PM Scientists Grow Two-Week-Old Human Embryos In Lab For The First Time
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @05:36PM In Search Of A Healthy Gut, One Man Turned To An Extreme DIY Fecal Transplant
Saturday April 23, 2016 @09:26AM First Successful Gene Therapy Against Human Aging?
Friday April 22, 2016 @09:13PM CERN Releases 300TB of Large Hadron Collider Data Into Open Access
Thursday April 14, 2016 @05:24PM Report: Feds To Ban Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes For 2 Years
Friday March 11, 2016 @10:35PM Plastic-Eating Bacteria Could Help Clean Up Waste
Thursday March 10, 2016 @12:52AM First Bionic Fingertip Implant Delivers Sensational Results
Monday February 29, 2016 @10:49AM Pentagon Research Could Make 'Brain Modem' A Reality
Friday February 26, 2016 @01:46PM More Medical Devices Should Be Open Source, Like This ECG
Thursday February 25, 2016 @02:22PM Google DeepMind Applies AI To Healthcare With NHS Partnership
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @09:10PM Researchers Claim Success In Removing HIV From Living Cells
Monday February 22, 2016 @03:38PM Low-Cost "Paper Skin" Boasts Same Sensory Functions As the Real Thing
Monday February 22, 2016 @10:20AM Fungi From Guts Of Herbivores Could Help Us Make Biofuel
Friday February 19, 2016 @12:37PM Wearable Third Arm Gives Drummers Extra Robotic Rhythm
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @02:27PM 3D-Printed Ear Comes To Life After Implantation In Mice
Thursday February 11, 2016 @06:43PM Self-Propelling Microparticles Spot Ricin In Minutes
Thursday February 04, 2016 @06:50PM DNA Makes Lifeless Materials Shapeshift
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @04:00PM Ethics Panel Endorses Mitochondrial Therapy, But Says Start With Male Embryos
Monday February 01, 2016 @02:16PM U.K. Researcher Receives Permission To Edit Genes In Human Embryos
Thursday January 28, 2016 @07:28PM Researchers Use CRISPR To Repair Genetic Defect That Causes Blindness
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @09:23AM US Regulators Find Serious Deficiencies At Theranos Lab
Thursday January 21, 2016 @11:53AM Fraud Detected In Science Research That Suggested GMO Crops Were Harmful
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @09:36AM Sensors Slip Into the Brain, Then Dissolve When Their Job Is Done
Tuesday January 12, 2016 @11:28AM First Children Have Been Diagnosed In 100,000 Genomes Project
Saturday January 09, 2016 @03:52PM New Class of Sound Wave Gentle Enough To Use In Biomedical Devices
Thursday January 07, 2016 @03:05PM German Carpenter's Testicluar Valve Could Mean An On/Off Switch For Sperm
Monday December 21, 2015 @06:25PM Meet the Scientist Who Injected Himself With 3.5 Million-Year-Old Bacteria
Saturday December 12, 2015 @08:25PM Chipotle Plans To DNA Test Produce After E-Coli Outbreaks In Nine States
Thursday December 10, 2015 @11:28AM MIT Researchers Develop Triple Helix MicroRNA Cancer Treatment
Thursday December 03, 2015 @09:40AM Harvard Prof. Says Cure For Aging Could Emerge Within 5 Years
Thursday November 26, 2015 @01:49PM Japanese Company Makes Low-Calorie Noodles Out of Wood
Sunday November 22, 2015 @02:57PM A Post-Antibiotic Future Is Looming
Sunday November 15, 2015 @05:51PM Experimental Drug Targeting Alzheimer's Disease Shows Anti-Aging Effects
Saturday November 07, 2015 @02:35AM Controversial Company Offers a New Way To Make a Baby
Friday November 06, 2015 @07:47PM New vs. Old: a Comparison of 23andMe's Health Reports and the Raw Data
Tuesday November 03, 2015 @12:08PM Stanford Identifies Potential Security Hole In Genomic Data-Sharing Network
Sunday November 01, 2015 @05:10PM Bumblebees Used For Targeted Pesticide Deliveries
Friday October 30, 2015 @06:21PM FDA Approves Drug That Uses Herpes Virus To Fight Cancer
Sunday October 18, 2015 @06:28PM Disruptive Bloodwork Startup May Offer Mostly Vaporware
Saturday October 17, 2015 @04:30PM Beware: FBI, Other Agencies Might Go After Your Voluntary DNA Records
Thursday October 15, 2015 @03:54PM The Life-Saving Gifts of the World's Most Venomous Animal
Thursday October 08, 2015 @12:27PM DARPA Jolts the Nervous System With Electricity, Lasers, Sound Waves, and Magnets
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @09:00AM DNA Vaccine Sterilizes Mice, Could Lead To One-Shot Birth Control For Cats, Dogs
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
Saturday September 26, 2015 @12:41PM Paralyzed Man Uses Own Brainwaves To Walk Again -- No Exoskeleton Required
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
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @11:10AM Damaged Spinal Cord "Rewires" Itself With Help of Electrical Stimulation
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
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
Friday August 14, 2015 @07:22PM Octopus Genome Sequenced
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
Sunday July 26, 2015 @12:39AM Eye Drops Could Dissolve Cataracts
Friday July 10, 2015 @10:47PM New Letters Added To the Genetic Alphabet
Thursday July 09, 2015 @04:21PM Help Save Endangered Rhinos by Making Artificial Horns (Video)
Sunday June 28, 2015 @01:29AM Genetic Rescue Efforts Could Help Coral Shrug Off Warmer Oceans
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
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @11:50AM Cocaine Use Can Now Be Tested In Fingerprints Using Ambient Mass Spectrometry
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
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
Friday March 06, 2015 @11:17PM The Origin of Life and the Hidden Role of Quantum Criticality
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
Saturday February 07, 2015 @06:05PM Woman Suffers Significant Weight Gain After Fecal Transplant
Thursday January 22, 2015 @04:22PM New Advance Confines GMOs To the Lab Instead of Living In the Wild
Sunday January 18, 2015 @02:23PM Hibernation Protein May Halt Alzheimer's
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 October 27, 2014 @01:37PM The Man With the Golden Blood
Friday October 24, 2014 @06:26PM Stem Cells Grown From Patient's Arm Used To Replace Retina
Saturday September 20, 2014 @06:08PM Researchers Report Largest DNA Origami To Date
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @10:11AM Artificial Spleen Removes Ebola, HIV Viruses and Toxins From Blood Using Magnets
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
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
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
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
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
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'
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
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
Sunday May 04, 2014 @10:28PM Scientists Race To Develop Livestock That Can Survive Climate Change
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'
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
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
Monday March 17, 2014 @11:19PM Famous Breast Cancer Gene Could Affect Brain Growth
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
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
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
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 09, 2013 @09:31PM Interview With Professor Potrykus, Inventor of Golden Rice
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @03:21PM The Cryonics Institute Offers a Chance at Immortality (Video #2)
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @09:26AM Predictors of Suicidal Behavior Found In Blood
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @08:10AM Effects of Parkinson's-Disease Mutation Reversed In Cells