The technology could have many other applications, including sensors for biomedical diagnostics, for checking the structural integrity of buildings, for monitoring the environment and, with modifications, for testing crops for diseases or pesticides.
Researchers pass milestone on developmental path from stem cells to immature sperm, and hint lab-made sperm and eggs may one day be possible
Process can use coal, shale gas and biomass while consuming carbon dioxide.
Collaborations between nanotechnologists, synthetic biologists, and computer scientists create nanoscale tools that could revolutionize fields from cancer diagnostics to materials science
To help fill the need for 6 million workers trained in nanotechnology and nanofabrication, Penn State Center for Nanotechnology Education and Utilization's Nanotechnology Professional Development Partnership is offering free live stream nanotechnology workshops for educators.
University of Queensland team created a new molecule by introducing small modifications to the structure of oxytocin, which reduced the activity of receptors linked to some side effects.
Military leaders worry that gene drives could be weaponized and say they are spending millions to counteract the potential threat.
The deep learning tool can assemble a full genome from raw DNA more accurately than every existing method.
The big-ticket acquisition of genetic design company Cell Design Labs signals a coming wave of precision cures.
Research was conducted by Richards and his graduate student Jordan Guerguiev, at the University of Toronto, Scarborough, in collaboration with Timothy Lillicrap at Google DeepMind. Their algorithm was based on neurons in the neocortex, which is responsible for higher order thought.
Cloning didn’t cause the famous sheep to age prematurely.