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Want To Fight Climate Change? Stop Cows From Burping 291 comments
The Biohacking Movement and Open Source Insulin 66 comments
Genetically Modified Rice Makes More Food, Less Greenhouse Gas 295 comments
Study: Certain Vaccines Could Make Diseases More Deadly 195 comments
Eye Drops Could Dissolve Cataracts 70 comments
Studies Find Genetic Signature of Native Australians In the Americas 103 comments
How Drug Companies Seek To Exploit Rare DNA Mutations 93 comments
Genetic Access Control Code Uses 23andMe DNA Data For Internet Racism 312 comments
Scientists Arm Cells With Tiny Lasers 35 comments
US House Committee Approves Anti-GMO Labeling Law 446 comments
New Letters Added To the Genetic Alphabet 74 comments
Help Save Endangered Rhinos by Making Artificial Horns (Video) 202 comments
Checking Mammoth DNA Against Elephants Hints At How They Got Hairy 22 comments
3-D Ultrasonic Fingerprint Scanning Could Strengthen Smartphone Security 30 comments
Creating Bacterial "Fight Clubs" To Discover New Drugs 30 comments
Genetic Rescue Efforts Could Help Coral Shrug Off Warmer Oceans 167 comments
Controversial Trial of Genetically Modified Wheat Ends In Disappointment 188 comments
NHS To Give Volunteers "Synthetic Blood" Made In a Laboratory Within Two Years 57 comments
Building the Face of a Criminal From DNA 59 comments
Editing DNA For Fame and Fortune 62 comments
An Origami Inspired Bacteria-Powered Battery 27 comments
Spider Silk Finally Ready For Commercialization 48 comments
How Biostamps Can Replace Clunky Biomedical Sensors 43 comments
The Artificial Pancreas For Diabetics Is Nearly Here 95 comments
Hacking Your Body Through a Nerve In Your Neck 82 comments
Sex-Switched Mosquitoes May Help In Fight Against Diseases 150 comments
DNA On Pizza Crust Leads To Quadruple Murder Suspect 184 comments
After a Year of Secret Field-Testing, Brain-Controlled Bionic Legs Are Here 50 comments
Genetically Engineered Yeast Makes It Possible To Brew Morphine 333 comments
Cocaine Use Can Now Be Tested In Fingerprints Using Ambient Mass Spectrometry 143 comments
Biologists Create Self-Healing Concrete 94 comments
Brainwave-Reading Patents Spike On Increase In Commercial Mind-Reading Apps 29 comments
Electron Microscopes Close To Imaging Individual Atoms 55 comments
Apple's Plans For Your DNA 101 comments
A Light-Powered Retina Implant For the Blind 34 comments
Chinese Scientists Claim To Have Genetically Modified Human Embryos 182 comments
Breakthrough In Artificial Photosynthesis Captures CO2 In Acetate 128 comments
A 2-Year-Old Has Become the Youngest Person Ever To Be Cryonically Frozen 313 comments
New Chemical Tools Lead To Targeted Cancer Drugs 21 comments
UW Scientists, Biotech Firm May Have Cure For Colorblindness 137 comments
Plaque-busting Nanoparticles Could Help Fight Tooth Decay 68 comments
Biometrics Are Making Espionage Harder 104 comments
Citizen Scientists Develop Eye Drops That Provide Night Vision 81 comments
Robobug: Scientists Clad Bacterium With Graphene To Make a Working Cytobot 41 comments
The One Thousand Genes You Could Live Without 111 comments
Draconian Australian Research Law Hits Scientists 150 comments
Scientists: It's Time To Resolve the Ethics of Editing Human Genome 299 comments
Sloppy Biosafety Procedures Found At Federal Disease Center 21 comments
Lawsuit Over Quarter Horse's Clone May Redefine Animal Breeding 172 comments
Controlling Brain Activity With Magnetic Nanoparticles 42 comments
New Molecular 3D Printer Can Create Billions of Compounds 132 comments
The Origin of Life and the Hidden Role of Quantum Criticality 188 comments
Inside the Weird World of 3D Printed Body Parts 61 comments
NASA Ames Reproduces the Building Blocks of Life In Laboratory 135 comments
Xeroxed Gene May Have Paved the Way For Large Human Brain 93 comments
Police Use DNA To Generate a Suspect's Face 100 comments
100 Years of Chemical Weapons 224 comments
Drug-Resistant Malaria May Pose Major Threat 71 comments
Human DNA Enlarges Mouse Brains 193 comments
Storing Data In Synthetic Fossils 36 comments
Two New Male Birth Control Chemicals In Advanced Stages 369 comments
Researcher Developing Tattoo Removal Cream 164 comments
US Military Working On 3D Printing Exact Replicas of Bones & Limbs 80 comments
Woman Suffers Significant Weight Gain After Fecal Transplant 378 comments
British MPs Approve 3-Parent Babies 199 comments
Lowering the Cost of Biofuel Production 56 comments
Telomere-Lengthening Procedure Turns Clock Back Years In Human Cells 183 comments
Scientists Float Soap Bubbles As a More Effective Drug Delivery Method 15 comments
New Study Says Governments Should Ditch Reliance On Biofuels 224 comments
FDA Wants To Release Millions of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes In Florida 265 comments
Scientists Discover How To Track Natural Errors In DNA Replication 19 comments
Scientists Determine New Way To Untangle Proteins By Unboiling an Egg 155 comments
New Advance Confines GMOs To the Lab Instead of Living In the Wild 130 comments
Microbots Deliver Medical Payload In Living Creature For the First Time 41 comments
Drug Company CEO Blames Drug Industry For Increased Drug Resistance 136 comments
Hibernation Protein May Halt Alzheimer's 79 comments
Russia Plans To Build World First DNA Databank of All Living Things 83 comments
How Venture Capitalist Peter Thiel Plans To Live 120 Years 441 comments
Machine Learning Reveals Genetic Controls 14 comments
Researchers Accidentally Discover How To Turn Off Skin Aging Gene 175 comments
Brain Stimulation For Entertainment? 88 comments
Material Possiblities: A Flying Drone Built From Fungus 52 comments
Nanotube Film Could Replace Defective Retinas 24 comments
Researchers Design DNA With New Shapes and Structures 47 comments
How High-Tech Temporary Tattoos Will Hack Your Skin 57 comments
Pantry Pests Harbor Plastic-Chomping Bacteria 45 comments
How the Pentagon's Robots Would Automate War 117 comments
Scientists Optimistic About Getting a Mammoth Genome Complete Enough To Clone 187 comments
Group Tries To Open Source Seeds 100 comments
Researchers Use DNA To Record a Cell's Life History 48 comments
How 4H Is Helping Big Ag Take Over Africa 377 comments
Study: Body Weight Heavily Influenced By Heritable Gut Microbes 297 comments
Black Swan Author: Genetically Modified Organisms Risk Global Ruin 432 comments
The Man With the Golden Blood 75 comments
Scientists Engineer Cancer-Killing Stem Cells 46 comments
Stem Cells Grown From Patient's Arm Used To Replace Retina 56 comments
Scanning Embryos For Super-Intelligent Kids Is On the Horizon 366 comments
Companies Genetically Engineer Spider Silk 82 comments
Scientists Coax Human Embryonic Stem Cells Into Making Insulin 100 comments
Nobel Prize For Medicine Awarded For "Brain GPS" Research 33 comments
Study: An Evolutionary "Arms Race" Shaped the Human Genome 33 comments
Device Allows Paralyzed Rats To Walk, Human Trials Scheduled Next Summer 85 comments
US Asks Universities To Flag Risky Pathogen Experiments 39 comments
Researchers Report Largest DNA Origami To Date 36 comments
The Myths and Realities of Synthetic Bioweapons 36 comments
Artificial Spleen Removes Ebola, HIV Viruses and Toxins From Blood Using Magnets 106 comments
Medical Milestone: Scientists Reset Human Stem Cells 75 comments
The Grassroots Future of Biohacking 68 comments
UCLA Biologists Delay the Aging Process In Fruit Flies 82 comments
Scientists Regenerate Rat Muscle Tissue 26 comments
New DNA Analysis On Old Blood Pegs Aaron Kosminski As Jack the Ripper 135 comments
Scientists Sequence Coffee Genome, Ponder Genetic Modification 167 comments
Researchers Harness E. Coli To Produce Propane 82 comments
CPU's Heat Output to Amplify DNA Could Make Drastically Cheaper Tests 27 comments
The Passenger Pigeon: A Century of Extinction 108 comments
Scientists Found the Origin of the Ebola Outbreak 86 comments
Anti-Ebola Drug ZMapp Makes Clean Sweep: 18 of 18 Monkeys Survive Infection 91 comments
Islamic State "Laptop of Doom" Hints At Plots Including Bubonic Plague 369 comments
A Better Way To Make Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Limbs 28 comments
China Pulls Plug On Genetically Modified Rice and Corn 152 comments
Transparent Fish Lead to Stem Cell Research Breakthrough 33 comments
Injecting Liquid Metal Into Blood Vessels Could Help Kill Tumors 111 comments
About Half of Kids' Learning Ability Is In Their DNA 227 comments
Senior RIKEN Scientist Involved In Stem Cell Scandal Commits Suicide 127 comments
"Secret Serum" Used To Treat Americans With Ebola 390 comments
DNA Project 'to Make UK World Genetic Research Leader' 65 comments
Genetically Modifying an Entire Ecosystem 52 comments
Gene Therapy Converts Heart Cells Into "Biological Pacemakers" 26 comments
Biohackers Are Engineering Yeast To Make THC 159 comments
Child Thought To Be Cured of HIV Relapses, Tests Positive Again 126 comments
Wireless Contraception 302 comments
Consciousness On-Off Switch Discovered Deep In Brain 284 comments
Researchers Create Walking, Muscle-Powered Biobots 33 comments
How Did Those STAP Stem Cell Papers Get Accepted In the First Place? 109 comments
Tibetans Inherited High-Altitude Gene From Ancient Human 133 comments
Fixing Faulty Genes On the Cheap 105 comments
Long-Lasting Enzyme Chews Up Cocaine 73 comments
Scientists Successfully Grow Full Head of Hair On Bald Man 109 comments
Modular Science is Building Hardware and Software for Lab Automation (Video) 6 comments
Researchers Find "Achilles Heel" of Drug Resistant Bacteria 106 comments
"Super Bananas" May Save Millions of Lives In Africa 396 comments
EU May Allow Members Home Rule On GMO Foods 272 comments
3D Bioprinters Could Make Enhanced, Electricity-Generating 'Superorgans' 69 comments
Japanese Stem Cell Debacle Could Bring Down Entire Center 52 comments
DNA Study: First Farmers Were Also Sailors 40 comments
Ear Grown From Van Gogh DNA On Display 64 comments
Key Researcher Agrees To Retract Disputed Stem Cell Papers 61 comments
'Curiosity' Lead Engineer Suggests Printing Humans On Other Planets 323 comments
Four Weeks Without Soap Or Shampoo 250 comments
Why Not Every New "Like the Brain" System Will Prove Important 47 comments
How the Emerging Science of Proteotronics Will Change Electronics 29 comments
Fujitsu Is Growing Radiation-Free Lettuce In Japan's Fukushima Prefecture 146 comments
Cellular Compound May Increase Lifespan Without the Need For Strict Dieting 66 comments
DIY Lab Tests Getting More Capable 85 comments
Harvard Study Links Neonicotinoid Pesticide To Colony Collapse Disorder 217 comments
Luke Prosthetic Arm Approved By FDA 59 comments
Scientists Create Bacteria With Expanded DNA Code 85 comments
Single Gene Can Boost IQ By Six Points 199 comments
Controlling Fear By Modifying DNA 105 comments
Scientists Race To Develop Livestock That Can Survive Climate Change 291 comments
Male Scent Molecules May Be Compromising Biomedical Research 274 comments
Bill Gates & Twitter Founders Put "Meatless" Meat To the Test 466 comments
Implant Injects DNA Into Ear, Improves Hearing 34 comments
Women Increasingly Freezing Their Eggs To Pursue Their Careers 342 comments
Biofuels From Corn Can Create More Greenhouse Gases Than Gasoline 159 comments
Plant Breeders Release 'Open Source Seeds' 136 comments
In a Cloning First, Scientists Create Stem Cells From Adults 43 comments
U.S. Biomedical Research 'Unsustainable' Prominent Researchers Warn 135 comments
CSIRO Scientists' Aquaculture Holy Grail: Fish-Free Prawn Food 116 comments
For the First Time, Organ Regenerated Inside a Living Animal 94 comments
Scientist Quits Effort To Live-Blog Stem Cell Generation 17 comments
Cheaper Fuel From Self-Destructing Trees 112 comments
Single-Celled Organism Converted Into Electronic Oscillator For Bio-Computing 34 comments
Should Patients Have the Option To Not Know Their DNA? 157 comments
Threatened Pandemics and Laboratory Escapes: Self-fulfilling Prophecies 94 comments
Creating "Homo Minutus" — a Benchtop Human To Test Drugs 49 comments
Ancient Virus DNA Discovery Could Be a Breakthrough In How Diseases Are Treated 53 comments
Synthetic Chromosomes Successfully Integrated Into Brewer's Yeast 107 comments
Scientist Live-Blogs His Lab's Attempts To Generate New Type of Stem Cells 20 comments
MIT Researcher Enlists Bacteria To Assemble Nanotech Materials 36 comments
Electric 'Thinking Cap' Controls Learning Speed 112 comments
Mute Witness: Forensic Sketches From Nothing But DNA 68 comments
Pine Tree Has Largest Genome Ever Sequenced 71 comments
Overuse of Bioengineered Corn Gives Rise To Resistant Pests 259 comments
Famous Breast Cancer Gene Could Affect Brain Growth 31 comments
LABONFOIL: A Portable Bond-Style Lab 30 comments
New Blood Test Offers Early Warning for Alzheimer's Onset 86 comments
Genome Pioneer, X Prize Founder Tackle Aging 130 comments
Genomic Medicine, Finally 64 comments
PETA Abandons $1 Million Prize For Artificial Chicken 191 comments
Water Filtration With a Tree Branch 205 comments
UK Government Proposes Rules To Allow 'Three-Parent Embryos' 146 comments
Horseshoe Crabs Are Bled Alive To Create an Unparalleled Biomedical Technology 159 comments
3-D Printed Pelvis Holding Up After 3 Years 82 comments
1870s Horse Flu Epidemic Brought US Economy To Its Knees 118 comments
New Encryption Scheme Could Protect Your Genome 78 comments
Designer Seeds Thought To Be Latest Target By Chinese 164 comments
Amputee Has Prosthetic Hand Wired To Nerves 72 comments
3D Printing of Human Tissue To Spark Ethics Debate 234 comments
DNA Detectives Count Thousands of Fish Using a Glass of Water 61 comments
Low-Cost Morphing Robotic Hands Could Revolutionize Blue-Collar Bionics 21 comments
Mending Hearts With Light-Activated Glue 38 comments
Why a Cure For Cancer Is So Elusive 366 comments
Anti-GMO Activists Win Victory On Hawaiian Island 510 comments
Augmented-Reality Contact Lens Prototype Coming To CES 38 comments
Cheerios To Go GMO-Free 419 comments
"Jumping Genes" Linked To Schizophrenia 77 comments
Finnish HIV Vaccine Testing To Begin 72 comments
Iowa State AIDS Researcher Admits To Falsifying Findings 141 comments
China Rejects 545,000 Tons of US Genetically Modified Corn 215 comments
Police Pull Over More Drivers For DNA Tests 562 comments
Programming Molecules To Let Chemicals Make Decisions 28 comments
After FDA Objections, 23andMe Won't Offer Health Information 146 comments
Scientists Boost the "Will To Persevere" With Current To the Brain 127 comments
Study Linking GM Maize To Rat Tumors Is Retracted 341 comments
Make Way For "Mutant" Crops As GM Foods Face Opposition 194 comments
Bionic Eye Implant Available In US Next Month 102 comments
HIV Tracking Technology Could Pinpoint Who's Infecting Who 203 comments
Affordable Blood Work In Four Hours Coming To Pharmacies 282 comments
Viruses Boost Performance of Lithium-Air Battery Used In Electric Cars 66 comments
Computing Inside a Living Cell 41 comments
Root of Maths Genius Sought 251 comments
Biological Clock Discovered That Measures Ages of Most Human Tissues 70 comments
Reprogrammed Bacterium Speaks New Language of Life 141 comments
Give Your Child the Gift of an Alzheimer's Diagnosis 198 comments
Researchers Create Microscopic 'Cages' To Study Bacterial Behavior 13 comments
Personal Genomics Firm 23andMe Patents Designer Baby System 171 comments
FDA Approves Wearable "Artificial Pancreas" 119 comments
'Zombie' Hormone Disruptors Rise From the Dead 67 comments
Extreme Microbe Brewing: the Curse of Auto-Brewery Syndrome 110 comments
DoD Declassifies Flu Pandemic Plan Containing Sobering Assumptions 337 comments
Promising Vaccine Candidate Could Lead To a Definitive Cure For HIV 185 comments
Cells Reprogrammed In Living Mice 29 comments
Interview With Professor Potrykus, Inventor of Golden Rice 400 comments
New Research Could Slow Human Aging 180 comments
Humans Choose Friends With Similar DNA 204 comments
NIH Studies Universal Genome Sequencing At Birth 128 comments
Computer-Designed Proteins Recognize and Bind Small Molecules 70 comments
XPrize Pulls Plug On $10 Million Genomics Competition 36 comments
Dentist Wants To Clone John Lennon Using DNA Extracted From Lennon's Tooth 224 comments
The Cryonics Institute Offers a Chance at Immortality (Video #2) 155 comments
Predictors of Suicidal Behavior Found In Blood 209 comments
GM Rice Passes Unexpected Benefits To Weeds 208 comments
The Cryonics Institute Offers a Chance at Immortality (Video) 254 comments
Effects of Parkinson's-Disease Mutation Reversed In Cells 44 comments
Has Anyone Seen My Rabbit? 92 comments
US Horse Registry Forced To Accept Cloned Horses 164 comments
Looking Beyond Corn and Sugarcane For Cost-Effective Biofuels 242 comments
Dogs Trained To Sniff Out Ovarian Cancer 83 comments
GovernmentAttic Publishes Declassified Survey of Worldwide Bio-War Research 62 comments
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