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What Will China Do With Your DNA?
Editor’s Note: In Parts I and II, Steven Mosher wrote about the Chinese Communist Party’s program to collect the DNA of all Chinese citizens. This was, he suggested, an effort ...
March 24, 2019
Steven W. Mosher
US Report: China’s Biotech Industry Poses Threat to US National Security
Clinical and genetic data of U.S. citizens obtained by Chinese biotechnology companies through their partnerships with U.S. institutions ...
February 17, 2019
Is Death Reversible?
Some animal species can regenerate and repair their brain tissue. Should we use this to experiment with reviving ...
April 13, 2016
Ira S. Pastor
These Artificial Teeth Are as Tough as Real Ones
Few structures in nature are more durable than teeth or seashells.
September 30, 2015
DNA and Protein Combine to Create Nanowire
Scientists have made synthetic structures out of DNA or protein before. Now, a team has created nanowires from ...
September 9, 2015
Organic ‘Computers’ Made of DNA Could Process Data Inside Our Bodies
We invariably imagine electronic devices to be made from silicon chips, with which computers store and process information ...
September 4, 2015
Engineered Yeast Turns Sugar Into Painkiller
Scientists have reprogrammed the genetic machinery of baker’s yeast so that the fast-growing cells can convert sugar into ...
August 14, 2015
Scientist Grow Semi-Working Limbs in a Lab for the First Time—For Rats (Video)
Scientists successfully grew semi-functioning rat limbs. Growing human limbs, which are more complex, are still a faraway.
June 4, 2015
Smartphones Can Now Detect Parasites in Your Blood
The standard procedure for the treatment of river blindness in many places of Africa involves a lab manually ...
May 7, 2015
The Future of Taste Technology
Public health experts want to see a dramatic reduction in sugar and salt consumption. The processed food and ...
February 1, 2015
How Private Funding Influences GMO Research
Most of the debate around genetically modified (GM) foods in Australia has focused on health and nutrition, or ...
June 30, 2014
Bacterial Alchemy Generates 24-Karat Gold
A scientist and an artist have teamed up with a metal-tolerant bacterium called Cupriavidus metallidurans to produce gold ...
October 6, 2012
Piezoelectricity Goes Viral (Video)
Californian scientists are using viruses to harvest energy from everyday vibrations like walking.
May 16, 2012
Super-Buoyant Material Mimics Water Striders
Imagine an ultra lightweight material so buoyant that a one-pound boat constructed from it could carry 1,000 pounds–equivalent ...
March 29, 2012
Amgen Misses Estimates, Shares Drop
Biotechnology firm Amgen Inc. reported fourth-quarter profits, which fell shy of analysts’ expectations on Thursday, sending its shares ...
January 27, 2012
Nanotechnology Shines a Light Inside Cells
Using nanotechnology, scientists have developed an optical probe that can be used to see inside living cells.
December 24, 2011
2020 Dems Who Warned About Eating Meat Rally Support at Steak Fry in Iowa
Defiant Hong Kong Protesters Face Off With Police, Denouncing Police’s Power Abuse
Biden Denies Talking to Son About Ukraine Business Dealings
Iran’s Military Leaders Say They Will Leave No Safety Zone for Enemies After US Announces Troop Deployment
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Australian PM Pledges $150 Million to Support NASA’s Mission to Mars
Joe Kennedy Formally Announces His Bid for US Senate
2 Dead, 9 Injured During Packed Night Club Shooting in South Carolina