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11.29.15
Scientists show that gene editing can 'turn off' human diseases
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Scientists show that gene editing can 'turn off' human diseases

Scientists have shown that a new gene editing technique could erase one or more diseases.

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12.09.14
Artificial evolution is now possible in chemicals, but life remains elusive
12.09.14

Artificial evolution is now possible in chemicals, but life remains elusive

We're still a very long way from creating an evolving lifeform from scratch in a lab. However, th...

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10.07.14
​Video game-inspired remote labs could prevent scientific fraud
10.07.14

​Video game-inspired remote labs could prevent scientific fraud

Scientific error doesn't always come from botched equations or faulty theories but bad behavior, t...

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07.22.14
Researchers fully 'delete' HIV from human cells for the first time
07.22.14

Researchers fully 'delete' HIV from human cells for the first time

So far, HIV has eluded a cure because it installs its genome into human DNA so insidiously that it...

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03.31.13
Stanford researchers create genetic transistors, make biologic computing possible
03.31.13

Stanford researchers create genetic transistors, make biologic computing possible

When constructing computer circuits, most folks start with silicon and metal, but not the researche...

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08.04.12
Alt-week 8.4.12: buckyballs, bosons and bodily fluids
08.04.12

Alt-week 8.4.12: buckyballs, bosons and bodily fluids

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

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04.18.11
Seven free iOS apps to help you out in the lab
04.18.11

Seven free iOS apps to help you out in the lab

There are apps for converting between weights, volumes and areas, for converting currency and e...

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