Biotech

11.14.14
Genome testing is now easy, fast and pretty
11.14.14

Genome testing is now easy, fast and pretty

Genome testing gear doesn't get a lot of love. Like a lot of lab equipment, it tends to be ugly an...

By J. Fingas,   11.14.14
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04.03.14
Apple and Microsoft help form lobby group opposing attempts to kill software patents (update: not lobbying)
04.03.14

Apple and Microsoft help form lobby group opposing attempts to kill software patents (update: not lobbying)

Few would object to legislative attempts to stop patent trolls in their tracks. However, several c...

By J. Fingas,   04.03.14
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04.01.14
DARPA's new division takes biotechnology to the battlefield
04.01.14

DARPA's new division takes biotechnology to the battlefield

DARPA knows that soldiers need more than the latest gadgets to fight effectively -- they need to s...

By J. Fingas,   04.01.14
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09.18.13
Calico: a new Google company focused on extending life expectancy
09.18.13

Calico: a new Google company focused on extending life expectancy

Google's making a long-term business bet that, at first glance, may seem out of the ordinary: it's...

By J. Volpe,   09.18.13
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10.24.12
Nano-machines built to mimic human muscle could help power cyborgs, keep the OSI budget down
10.24.12

Nano-machines built to mimic human muscle could help power cyborgs, keep the OSI budget down

At today's prices, building a Six Million Dollar Man would cost around $31 million. Of course, bei...

By D. Cooper,   10.24.12
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08.08.10
Inhabitat's Week in Green: lenses that magnify wind, spider silk bacteria, and the largest solar sports facility
08.08.10

Inhabitat's Week in Green: lenses that magnify wind, spider silk bacteria, and the largest solar sports facility

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean te...

By Inhabitat,   08.08.10
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03.11.08
Salmon sperm used to intensify LEDs, grossify everyone
03.11.08

Salmon sperm used to intensify LEDs, grossify everyone

See, the problem with bioengineering isn't moral or ethical dilemmas, or even homicidal robo-droids...

By Nilay Patel,   03.11.08
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12.06.07
Paul Sage promises changes for Specialist classes
12.06.07

Paul Sage promises changes for Specialist classes

Hey all you Specialists out there! Feeling a bit down? Tired of your Soldier friends flaunting those...

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01.14.07
New tech keeps tabs on your liver via cellphone
01.14.07

New tech keeps tabs on your liver via cellphone

In the scheme of things, blood alcohol-screening phones probably stand to save more lives than... u...

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