Biology

10.11.15
Chinese firm wants to sell you genetically modified pet pigs
10.11.15

Chinese firm wants to sell you genetically modified pet pigs

A Chinese research company hopes to sell pigs whose genes have been tweaked to keep them small.

By J. Fingas,   10.11.15
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10.09.15
Computer Science is the most popular major for women at Stanford
10.09.15

Computer Science is the most popular major for women at Stanford

Female students now constitute a solid 30 percent of Stanford's Computer Science majors

By A. Tarantola,   10.09.15
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09.29.15
Self-assembling material could produce artificial veins
09.29.15

Self-assembling material could produce artificial veins

Scientists have developed self-assembling organic material that could grow into artificial veins.

By J. Fingas,   09.29.15
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09.20.15
Researchers draft the first comprehensive tree of life
09.20.15

Researchers draft the first comprehensive tree of life

Scientists have published the first truly thorough tree of life, linking 2.3 million species together.

By J. Fingas,   09.20.15
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08.28.15
Researchers make a living circuit out of bacteria
08.28.15

Researchers make a living circuit out of bacteria

That's one way to figure out how bacteria work together

By A. Tarantola,   08.28.15
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08.06.15
Big Data VR app allows researchers to 'browse' genomes
08.06.15

Big Data VR app allows researchers to 'browse' genomes

Now you can browse your genome like an iTunes catalog.

By A. Tarantola,   08.06.15
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08.03.15
Researchers inject oil into cells and create little lasers
08.03.15

Researchers inject oil into cells and create little lasers

injecting glowing oil into cells and then blasting the cells with a laser creates a bunch of tiny, biological lasers.

By A. Tarantola,   08.03.15
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07.22.15
Scientists implant teeny, tiny lasers into human cells
07.22.15

Scientists implant teeny, tiny lasers into human cells

Researchers from the University of St Andrews have implanted microscopic lasers (a combination of glowing proteins and minuscule plastic spheres) into human cells.

By A. Tarantola,   07.22.15
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07.12.15
Scientists turn to crowdfunding to safeguard black rhino DNA
07.12.15

Scientists turn to crowdfunding to safeguard black rhino DNA

Crowdfunding isn't just useful for getting clever inventions off the ground... it could also save...

By J. Fingas,   07.12.15
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