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Thursday April 17, 2014 @06:27PM In a Cloning First, Scientists Create Stem Cells From Adults
Monday April 14, 2014 @09:29PM U.S. Biomedical Research 'Unsustainable' Prominent Researchers Warn
Friday April 11, 2014 @09:45PM CSIRO Scientists' Aquaculture Holy Grail: Fish-Free Prawn Food
Tuesday April 08, 2014 @11:15AM For the First Time, Organ Regenerated Inside a Living Animal
Saturday April 05, 2014 @09:03AM Scientist Quits Effort To Live-Blog Stem Cell Generation
Friday April 04, 2014 @05:33PM Cheaper Fuel From Self-Destructing Trees
Thursday April 03, 2014 @03:07PM Single-Celled Organism Converted Into Electronic Oscillator For Bio-Computing
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @11:53PM Threatened Pandemics and Laboratory Escapes: Self-fulfilling Prophecies
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @11:48PM Creating "Homo Minutus" — a Benchtop Human To Test Drugs
Monday March 31, 2014 @03:01PM Ancient Virus DNA Discovery Could Be a Breakthrough In How Diseases Are Treated
Monday March 24, 2014 @04:56PM Scientist Live-Blogs His Lab's Attempts To Generate New Type of Stem Cells
Sunday March 23, 2014 @07:16PM MIT Researcher Enlists Bacteria To Assemble Nanotech Materials
Sunday March 23, 2014 @11:16AM Electric 'Thinking Cap' Controls Learning Speed
Saturday March 22, 2014 @04:08AM Mute Witness: Forensic Sketches From Nothing But DNA
Thursday March 20, 2014 @06:32PM Pine Tree Has Largest Genome Ever Sequenced
Monday March 17, 2014 @11:19PM Famous Breast Cancer Gene Could Affect Brain Growth
Monday March 10, 2014 @10:20AM LABONFOIL: A Portable Bond-Style Lab
Sunday March 09, 2014 @06:14PM New Blood Test Offers Early Warning for Alzheimer's Onset
Friday March 07, 2014 @11:05PM Genome Pioneer, X Prize Founder Tackle Aging
Friday March 07, 2014 @07:12PM Genomic Medicine, Finally
Monday March 03, 2014 @11:10PM PETA Abandons $1 Million Prize For Artificial Chicken
Thursday February 27, 2014 @03:49PM UK Government Proposes Rules To Allow 'Three-Parent Embryos'
Monday February 17, 2014 @09:18PM 1870s Horse Flu Epidemic Brought US Economy To Its Knees
Monday February 17, 2014 @03:58PM New Encryption Scheme Could Protect Your Genome
Thursday February 06, 2014 @12:56AM Designer Seeds Thought To Be Latest Target By Chinese
Wednesday January 29, 2014 @08:00PM How the web makes a real-life Breaking Bad possible—and legal
Wednesday January 15, 2014 @07:26PM DNA Detectives Count Thousands of Fish Using a Glass of Water
Sunday January 05, 2014 @03:10PM Why a Cure For Cancer Is So Elusive
Sunday January 05, 2014 @11:03AM Anti-GMO Activists Win Victory On Hawaiian Island
Friday January 03, 2014 @08:20AM "Jumping Genes" Linked To Schizophrenia
Thursday January 02, 2014 @10:19AM Finnish HIV Vaccine Testing To Begin
Saturday December 28, 2013 @11:21PM Iowa State AIDS Researcher Admits To Falsifying Findings
Tuesday December 17, 2013 @01:35PM Programming Molecules To Let Chemicals Make Decisions
Friday December 06, 2013 @08:51PM After FDA Objections, 23andMe Won't Offer Health Information
Friday December 06, 2013 @06:59PM Scientists Boost the "Will To Persevere" With Current To the Brain
Sunday November 24, 2013 @11:43AM Make Way For "Mutant" Crops As GM Foods Face Opposition
Thursday November 21, 2013 @02:01PM Bionic Eye Implant Available In US Next Month
Thursday November 21, 2013 @10:12AM HIV Tracking Technology Could Pinpoint Who's Infecting Who
Thursday October 31, 2013 @06:25PM Computing Inside a Living Cell
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @10:23AM Root of Maths Genius Sought
Thursday October 10, 2013 @08:06AM Researchers Create Microscopic 'Cages' To Study Bacterial Behavior
Thursday October 03, 2013 @11:23AM Personal Genomics Firm 23andMe Patents Designer Baby System
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @07:41AM FDA Approves Wearable "Artificial Pancreas"
Friday September 20, 2013 @07:34PM Extreme Microbe Brewing: the Curse of Auto-Brewery Syndrome
Monday September 16, 2013 @07:59AM DoD Declassifies Flu Pandemic Plan Containing Sobering Assumptions
Thursday September 12, 2013 @10:23PM Promising Vaccine Candidate Could Lead To a Definitive Cure For HIV
Monday September 09, 2013 @09:31PM Interview With Professor Potrykus, Inventor of Golden Rice
Monday September 09, 2013 @08:44AM New Research Could Slow Human Aging
Thursday September 05, 2013 @11:06PM NIH Studies Universal Genome Sequencing At Birth
Wednesday September 04, 2013 @09:27PM Computer-Designed Proteins Recognize and Bind Small Molecules
Wednesday August 21, 2013 @06:42PM Dentist Wants To Clone John Lennon Using DNA Extracted From Lennon's Tooth
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @03:21PM The Cryonics Institute Offers a Chance at Immortality (Video #2)
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @09:26AM Predictors of Suicidal Behavior Found In Blood
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @08:10AM Effects of Parkinson's-Disease Mutation Reversed In Cells
Monday August 19, 2013 @06:01PM GM Rice Passes Unexpected Benefits To Weeds
Monday August 19, 2013 @02:34PM The Cryonics Institute Offers a Chance at Immortality (Video)
Wednesday August 14, 2013 @12:12PM Has Anyone Seen My Rabbit?
Tuesday August 13, 2013 @07:52AM Looking Beyond Corn and Sugarcane For Cost-Effective Biofuels
Sunday August 11, 2013 @10:11PM Dogs Trained To Sniff Out Ovarian Cancer
Sunday August 11, 2013 @10:35AM GovernmentAttic Publishes Declassified Survey of Worldwide Bio-War Research
Wednesday August 07, 2013 @10:42PM Researchers Unveil Genome of 'Immortal' Cell Line Derived From Cancer Victim
Tuesday July 30, 2013 @08:12AM Nitrogen Fixing Bacteria That Can Colonize Most Plants Discovered
Monday July 29, 2013 @08:21AM Breakthrough In Detecting DNA Mutations Could Help Treat Cancer, TB
Sunday July 28, 2013 @09:52AM GMO Oranges? Altering a Fruit's DNA To Save It
Thursday July 18, 2013 @09:35AM Nanoparticle Exposure Could Disrupt Immune Cell Function
Thursday July 18, 2013 @08:08AM Scientists Silence Extra Chromosome In Down Syndrome Cells
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @11:31AM Scientists Seek Biomarkers For Violence
Sunday July 14, 2013 @12:00AM Sculpting Nanoflows With Supercomputers
Saturday July 13, 2013 @05:49PM A Scientist's Quest For Perfect Broccoli
Tuesday July 02, 2013 @12:09PM Mouse Cloned From Drop of Blood
Thursday June 27, 2013 @06:30PM The DNA Data Deluge
Thursday June 27, 2013 @08:21AM Industrious Dad Finds the Genetic Culprit To His Daughters Mysterious Disease
Wednesday June 26, 2013 @06:03PM 700,000-Year-Old Horse Becomes Oldest Creature With Sequenced Genome
Tuesday June 25, 2013 @08:11AM Research Offers Promise of Devices That Can Detect Disease With a Drop of Blood
Tuesday June 25, 2013 @07:59AM A Different Approach To Making Alternative Fuels Practical
Thursday June 20, 2013 @11:53AM Battery Materials Made Using Crab Shells
Thursday June 20, 2013 @08:03AM Monsanto Executive Wins World Food Prize
Monday June 17, 2013 @03:45PM Teen's Biofuel Invention Turns Algae Into Fuel
Monday June 17, 2013 @11:36AM DNA Fog Helps Identify Trespassers, Thieves, and Brigands
Thursday June 13, 2013 @11:50AM Supreme Court: No Patents For Natural DNA Sequences
Wednesday June 12, 2013 @06:05PM Genomics Impact On US Economy Approaches $1 Trillion
Tuesday June 11, 2013 @12:08PM Backyard Brains Shows You How to Remote Control a Cockroach (Video)
Tuesday June 11, 2013 @09:07AM Reversible Male Contraception With Gold Nanorods
Saturday June 01, 2013 @06:27PM Researchers Determine Chemical Structure of HIV Capsid
Saturday June 01, 2013 @12:56PM Never Mind the Epidemic, Who Gets Patent Rights For the Cure?
Wednesday May 29, 2013 @06:15PM Gene Therapy May Protect Against Flu
Sunday May 26, 2013 @08:08AM Advanced Biological Computer Developed
Friday May 17, 2013 @06:28PM Scientists Clone Human Embryos To Make Stem Cells
Monday May 13, 2013 @11:39AM Engineering the $325,000 Burger
Monday May 06, 2013 @02:13PM HiveBio is Working to Become Seattle's First Community Biology Lab (Video)
Monday May 06, 2013 @01:13PM Device Can Extract DNA With Full Genetic Data In Minutes
Sunday April 28, 2013 @04:03PM Genetically Modified Plants To Produce Natural Lighting
Sunday April 21, 2013 @03:14PM In Development: An Open Source Language For Cell Programming
Tuesday April 16, 2013 @12:35PM Possible Cure For MS Turns Common Skin Cells Into Working Brain Cells
Tuesday April 16, 2013 @08:04AM Lab-grown Kidneys Transplanted Into Rats
Sunday April 14, 2013 @05:58PM Will the Supreme Court End Human Gene Patents?
Wednesday April 10, 2013 @12:06PM Alien Code In Our DNA?
Saturday April 06, 2013 @08:01PM Why Do Pathogen Researchers Face Less Scrutiny Than Nuclear Scientists?
Friday April 05, 2013 @07:05AM Researchers Build 3D Printer That Makes Tissue-Like Material
Friday March 29, 2013 @07:42PM A new genetic code found
Monday March 18, 2013 @08:48AM "Lazarus Project" Clones Extinct Frog
Friday March 15, 2013 @09:49AM Most popular human cell in science gets sequenced
Sunday March 10, 2013 @08:38PM SXSW: Al Gore Talks Surveillance Culture, Spider Goats
Wednesday March 06, 2013 @03:33PM Salt linked to autoimmune diseases
Tuesday February 19, 2013 @01:17PM Monsanto's 'terminator' seeds set to make a comeback
Friday February 15, 2013 @07:55PM French Police Unsure Which Twin To Charge In Sexual Assaults
Friday February 15, 2013 @08:10AM Australian Federal Court Rules For Patent Over Breast Cancer Gene
Wednesday February 13, 2013 @07:48AM Living cells turned into computers
Wednesday February 06, 2013 @04:59PM Did viruses evolve from an extinct domain of life?
Sunday February 03, 2013 @06:11PM International Challenge To Computationally Interpret Protein Function
Saturday February 02, 2013 @08:40PM International challenge to computationally interpret protein function
Friday January 25, 2013 @07:29PM Old Inkjet Becomes New Bio-Materials Printer
Friday January 18, 2013 @03:56AM Replicating hardest known biomaterial could improve solar cells and batteries
Friday January 11, 2013 @11:01PM Carrion Flies Used To Find New Species
Friday January 11, 2013 @10:58PM Fireflies Bring Us Brighter LEDs
Friday January 11, 2013 @06:33AM Molecular robot mimics life's protein-builder
Friday January 04, 2013 @10:10AM Brewing Saké in Texas for Fun and Profit (Video)
Monday December 24, 2012 @01:14PM FDA Closer To Approving Biotech Salmon
Sunday December 23, 2012 @08:56PM Bee Venom Has "Botox-Like Effect," Is Worth 7 Times As Much As Gold
Thursday December 20, 2012 @10:22PM Human Cloning Possible Within 50 Years, Nobel Prize-Winning Scientist Claims
Monday December 17, 2012 @12:09AM Virus Rebuilds Heart's Own Pacemaker In Animal Tests
Friday December 14, 2012 @08:13AM Fast DNA origami opens way for nanoscale machines
Tuesday December 11, 2012 @08:57AM Researchers Build Water Soluble Chips
Monday December 10, 2012 @12:23AM Brain Cells Made From Urine
Thursday December 06, 2012 @01:01PM Hagfish Slime Could Make Super-Strong Clothes
Thursday November 29, 2012 @07:16PM Paralyzed Dogs Walk Again After Cell Transplant
Wednesday November 28, 2012 @04:59AM Polymer implants could help heal brain injuries
Tuesday November 27, 2012 @10:49AM Pioneering Transplant Surgeon Joseph Murray Dead at 93
Monday November 26, 2012 @07:04PM Newly Developed RNA-Based Vaccine Could Offer Lifelong Protection From the Flu
Friday November 23, 2012 @11:27PM Implant Translates Written Words To Braille, Right On the Retina
Wednesday November 21, 2012 @05:03AM Nose cell transplants allow paralyzed dogs to walk again
Tuesday November 20, 2012 @01:31PM Genspace: New York City's Community Biolab (Video)
Monday November 19, 2012 @09:27AM Nanoparticles Stop Multiple Sclerosis In Mice
Monday November 19, 2012 @02:42AM A Better Thought-Controlled Computer Cursor
Saturday November 17, 2012 @12:43AM Artificial Muscles Pack a Mean Punch
Thursday November 15, 2012 @09:16AM Sequenced Pig Genome Could Help Combat Human Diseases
Tuesday November 13, 2012 @09:08AM 'Treasure Trove' In Oceans May Bring Revolutions In Medicine and Industry
Tuesday November 13, 2012 @08:59AM Better Brain Implants With Ultrathin Carbon Fiber Electrodes
Thursday November 08, 2012 @10:00PM Proteins Made To Order
Thursday November 08, 2012 @12:15PM Proteins made to order
Thursday November 08, 2012 @02:29AM Ear-powered medical devices in development
Tuesday November 06, 2012 @09:25AM A Piezoelectric Pacemaker That Is Powered By Your Heartbeat
Monday November 05, 2012 @02:18AM Climbing 103 Floors On a 'Bionic' Leg
Sunday October 28, 2012 @10:41PM Designing DNA Specific Bio-Weapons
Friday October 26, 2012 @07:23PM Gut Bacteria Cocktail May End Need for Fecal Transplants
Thursday October 25, 2012 @12:32PM DNA-swap technology almost ready for fertility clinic
Thursday October 25, 2012 @06:19AM Using Winemaking Waste For Making Fuel
Tuesday October 23, 2012 @11:44AM DNA-swapping process could be crucial for innovative new biotech
Sunday October 14, 2012 @11:33PM Making Biodegradable Computer Chips Out of Spider Silk
Friday October 12, 2012 @10:44AM Prefab Greenhouse + Ardunio Controls = Automated Agriculture (Video)
Wednesday October 10, 2012 @12:47PM The half-life of DNA - seems that Jurassic Park was impossible
Monday October 08, 2012 @01:51AM Supreme Court To Decide If Monsanto GMO Patents Are Valid
Sunday October 07, 2012 @11:15PM IBM Microscope Can See 100 Times Smaller Than An Atom
Friday October 05, 2012 @08:06AM Lab-made eggs produce healthy mice
Wednesday October 03, 2012 @12:02PM ROSALIND: An Addictive Bioinformatics Learning Site
Wednesday October 03, 2012 @10:36AM ROSALIND: an addictive bioinformatics learning site
Monday October 01, 2012 @02:22PM New Cell-To-Cell Communication Process Could Revolutionize Bioengineering
Sunday September 30, 2012 @08:55AM Woman Successfully Grows Ear From Arm
Thursday September 27, 2012 @07:57PM First Mammals Observed Regenerating Tissue
Thursday September 27, 2012 @10:47AM First mammals observed regenerating tissue
Tuesday September 25, 2012 @12:05PM Lab-Grown Leather Could Be a Reality In 5 Years
Tuesday September 18, 2012 @03:55PM Seaweed is Good for You and Can Be Tasty, Too (Video)
Thursday September 13, 2012 @08:32AM Stem Cells Turn Hearing Back On
Wednesday September 12, 2012 @08:31AM GAO Slams DHS Over BioWatch Biological Defense System
Wednesday September 12, 2012 @07:58AM Homeland Security Faulted for BioWatch Biological Defense System
Monday September 10, 2012 @04:52AM Tough, super-stretchy hydrogel could be used to replace cartilage
Thursday September 06, 2012 @10:40AM Function of 80% of the Human Genome Charted
Wednesday September 05, 2012 @02:23PM Function of 80% of the human genome charted
Tuesday September 04, 2012 @12:09PM Wood Pulp Extract Stronger Than Carbon Fiber Or Kevlar
Monday September 03, 2012 @01:50PM Researchers Engineer Light-Activated Skeletal Muscle
Friday August 31, 2012 @04:17PM Bionic Eye Lets Blind Woman Experience Vision
Friday August 31, 2012 @04:16PM If Extinct Species Can Be Brought Back... Should We?
Friday August 31, 2012 @03:52PM DNA Analysis Suggests Humans Interbred With Denisovans
Friday August 31, 2012 @06:06AM Stop worrying about embryonic stem cells – they may not be needed any more
Friday August 31, 2012 @02:14AM Biodiesel From Sewage Sludge
Thursday August 30, 2012 @08:37AM Forensic Test Predicts Eye and Hair Color From DNA
Thursday August 30, 2012 @08:17AM Harvard Creates Cyborg Tissues
Thursday August 30, 2012 @08:04AM San Diego Zoo Creates Biomimicry Incubator
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @09:56AM How Long Do You Want To Live?
Monday August 27, 2012 @12:25PM How Long is Enough?
Friday August 24, 2012 @08:21PM OSU's Microbial Fuel Cell Could Make Waste Treatment an Energy Source
Friday August 24, 2012 @02:14PM Lance Armstrong and the Science of Drug Testing
Thursday August 23, 2012 @10:42PM Fathers Pass Along More Mutations As They Age
Thursday August 23, 2012 @10:34AM Fathers bequeath more mutations as they age
Tuesday August 21, 2012 @08:32AM Birth Control For Men Edges Closer
Monday August 20, 2012 @10:56AM Blood Cells Converted Into Chemical Sensors
Monday August 20, 2012 @06:57AM Blood cells converted into chemical sensors
Friday August 17, 2012 @07:07AM US Court Sides With Gene Patents
Thursday August 16, 2012 @05:49PM US court sides with gene patents
Thursday August 16, 2012 @03:23PM Scientists Store Entire Textbook In DNA
Tuesday August 07, 2012 @02:15PM Cloned Horses Given Okay For Olympics
Tuesday July 31, 2012 @09:57AM Pills with digestible microchips approved by US drug agency
Monday July 30, 2012 @09:32AM FDA Wins Right To Regulate Adult Stem-Cell Treatments
Thursday July 26, 2012 @08:41AM Reverse-Engineered Irises Fool Eye-Scanners
Tuesday July 24, 2012 @05:52AM Contest to sequence centenarians kicks off
Monday July 23, 2012 @08:55AM "G-Prize" To Recognize Innovation In Synthetic Biology
Monday July 23, 2012 @02:57AM Nanoparticle Completely Eradicates Hepatitis C Virus
Sunday July 22, 2012 @04:13PM Artificial Jellyfish Built From Silicone and Rat Cells
Sunday July 22, 2012 @02:58PM Artificial jellyfish built from silicone and rat cells
Thursday July 19, 2012 @04:59PM Patents On Genes: Round Two

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