Biotechnology


Harvard 3D Prints Soft Robot that Jumps

Harvard 3D Prints Soft Robot that Jumps

Traditional industrial robots are rigid and mostly made from metal. They are fast, precise and powerful. Their speed and precis...

Jul 10 2015, 9:24am CDT

Smart Wine Bottle with NFC is Coming

Smart Wine Bottle with NFC is Coming

A new technology will make wine bottles smart. NFC technology is used to authenticate and inform about the wine....

Jul 10 2015, 7:31am CDT

Chip that Replicates Human Organs Wins Design of the Year 2015

Chip that Replicates Human Organs Wins Design of the Year 2015

A bionic microchip that replicates the working of human parts with extra high fidelity is the recipient of the Best Design of t...

Jun 24 2015, 7:44am CDT

Google Genomics Adds MIT and Harvard's Genome Analysis Toolkit

Google Genomics Adds MIT and Harvard's Genome Analysis Toolkit

Google has partnered with the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard School to launch Genome Analysis Toolkit (GATK) as an online s...

Jun 24 2015, 7:11am CDT

First Genetic Modification of Human Embryos raises Moral Questions

First Genetic Modification of Human Embryos raises Moral Questions

The world’s first genetic modification of human embryos raised more moral questions than it answered. Will this be a feasible t...

Apr 27 2015, 6:18am CDT

Scientists reveal the first genetically modified embryo

Scientists reveal the first genetically modified embryo

The modification allows techniques that eliminate devastating genetic disorders like Parkinson's, Down syndrome or Sickle-...

Apr 23 2015, 8:52am CDT

Move Over Hackers, Biohackers Are Here

Move Over Hackers, Biohackers Are Here

The creators of FOX’s new science-fiction buddy-cop show, Almost Human focuses the uncontrollable evolution of emerging te...

Mar 15 2014, 7:41am CDT

iPhone controlled Miracle Machine turns water into wine

iPhone controlled Miracle Machine turns water into wine

With a bit of grape juice and yeast all you need is a dash of water and an iPhone to ferment your own wine...

Mar 12 2014, 12:36pm CDT

US Issues Patent For A Fraudulent Human Embryonic Stem Cell Method

At first I thought the Patent Office was having a little fun. Was it an April Fools Day joke?  No, it’s only February – an...

Feb 24 2014, 7:26am CST

The $1,000 Genome Arrives -- For Real, This Time

The $1,000 Genome Arrives -- For Real, This Time

Today, Illumina, the leading maker of DNA sequencers, announced a milestone in biotechnology: it is introducing a new machine t...

Jan 14 2014, 8:56pm CST

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7 Things To Consider Before Investing In Biotechnology Stocks

The biotechnology industry is one of the hardest spaces to consistently identify stocks that will outperform.  Many companies s...

Dec 20 2013, 2:41pm CST

Functional Human Liver Tissue Successfully Grown from Stem Cells

Functional Human Liver Tissue Successfully Grown from Stem Cells

Scientists have been able to grow functional human liver tissue and transplant it in ordinary mice. Stem cells were used in the...

Jul 4 2013, 5:55am CDT

The Creation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells by Cloning

The Creation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells by Cloning

Stem cell research lies at the cutting edge of advanced biology. But with the creation of human embryonic stem cells from adult...

May 16 2013, 3:57am CDT

Winepod Winemaking System is Expensive

Winepod Winemaking System is Expensive

If you have a trust fund and dear old dad likes wine, and I mean really likes wine, here is the perfect father’s day gift. The...

May 22 2008, 10:59am CDT

Biosensor sniffs out explosives

Biosensor sniffs out explosives

Temple University School of Medicine researchers have developed a new biosensor that sniffs out explosives and could one day be...

May 9 2007, 12:00pm CDT