Scientists turn human kidney cells into tiny biocomputers
They found a way to program cells into following their instructions.
Scientists find a low-cost way to build genomes from scratch
It could lead to reference genomes for virtually every living thing.
Hard drives of the future could be made of DNA
Scientists have discovered how to fit the maximum amount of data in a single nucleotide.
DNA 'computers' could lead to self-activated smart pills
DNA is capable of monitoring the nearby environment and judging when to release chemicals.
Humanity is on the cusp of de-extincting the Wooly Mammoth
A Harvard team figures it's just two years away from making viable embryos.
NASA studies astronaut twins to observe the rigors of space
Preliminary findings indicate changes in gene expression and other biological markers.
Gene-altered ants show how animal societies work
Even slight changes in DNA can have a large impact on social behavior.
Scientists make a viable semi-synthetic organism
The lifeform holds on to its artificial genetic letters without a hitch.
Low-cost DNA sequencer uses Nokia 1020's camera as a microscope
But their technique could eventually be used with other smartphones' cameras.