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Ray Kurzweil

Beyond divisions

Special<p>Since its debut in 2000, synthetic biology has seen considerable growth and now constitutes a vibrant research discipline that aims to apply …

Biology

5 Incredible Synthetic Biology Holy Grails That Could Change the World

Investors are still waiting for next-generation biotech to deliver on its enormous promise and potential, but just one of these Holy Grails would …

Genetics

‘Alien’ DNA makes proteins in living cells for the first time

Life has spent the past few billion years working with a narrow vocabulary. Now researchers have broken those rules, adding extra letters to …

Protein

Stunning Video Is the First to Show CRISPR Editing DNA in Real Time

Despite sounding like an off-brand breakfast cereal, the genetic engineering technique CRISPR has infiltrated the vocabulary of the general public, …

Nonviral nanoparticles carry CRISPR to most successful gene edits ever

Scientists at MIT have developed a new way to carry the CRISPR gene-editing tool to the target area of the genome. Normally the system uses harmless …

Quantum Inside: Intel Manufactures an Exotic New Chip - MIT Technology Review

Intel has begun manufacturing chips for quantum computers.<p>The new hardware is too feeble to do much real work, but it offers a strong signal that the …

Quantum Computing

Read Creating Life in the Lab: How New Discoveries in Synthetic...

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/lqhLFo2LPd0/hqdefault.jpg<p>Reads Creating Life in the Lab: How New Discoveries in Synthetic Biology Make a Case for the Creator …

CRISPR Co-Discoverer: "I've Never Seen Science Move at the Pace It's Moving Now"

Pushing the Pace<p>The CRISPR gene editing tool has already been used to perform some incredible feats of science, from manipulating the social behavior …

Synthetic Biology Creates Living Computers

Most people have at least a fuzzy idea of what DNA is. Ask about RNA, though, and unless you are talking to a biologist, you are likely to get even …

Biology

Biological malware: Scientists use DNA to hack a computer

Malware coded into DNA samples was able to take control of the computer analysing them.<p>Scientists at the University of Washington in Seattle, have …

Genetic Engineering Will Change Everything Forever – CRISPR

Using Big Data to Hack Autism

It’s been 10 years since Michael Wigler had a breakthrough revelation in autism genetics—one that arguably launched the field as we know it.<p>In April …

First ever close-up footage of DNA replication will have experts rewriting science textbooks

For the first time, scientists have recorded DNA replication in real time. The scientists extracted DNA from E. coli bacteria, dyed it, and then watched the DNA replicate itself. The footage, alone, is fascinating. But the real shocker comes with what scientists discovered from the footage. They …

Replication

CRISPR Eliminates HIV in Live Animals | GEN

Click Image To Enlarge +<p>New research reveals that HIV DNA can be excised from the genomes of living animals to eliminate further infection. [NIH]<p>×<p>Due …

Scientists just changed the way we build genomes to make them 270,000 times cheaper

In 2003, the US Department of Defense and the National Institutes of Health announced that—13 years and $2.7 billion later—they had finally finished mapping the human genome.<p>But the quest to understand human genetics was far from over: Genomes, which are the entire layout of our 3 billion base …

Genetics

We Can Now Use DNA To Store Everything From A Movie To An Amazon Gift Card

The oldest storage system in the world might be the key to future-proofing our modern data.<p>In the 1995 cyberpunk thriller <i>Johnny Mnemonic</i>, Keanu Reeves stars as a man whose childhood memories have been wiped so his brain can be used to smuggle data. It’s all very mid-’90s dystopia, but it the …

Five ways nanoscience is making science fiction into fact

Russian author Boris Zhitkov wrote the 1931 short story Microhands, in which the narrator creates miniature hands to carry out intricate surgeries. …

Harvard and M.I.T. Scientists Win Gene-Editing Patent Fight

The Broad Institute in Cambridge, Mass., will retain potentially lucrative rights to a powerful gene-editing technique that could lead to major advances in medicine and agriculture, the federal Patent and Trademark Office ruled on Wednesday.<p>The decision, in a bitterly fought dispute closely watched …

New Organisms With Synthetic DNA Could Lead to Entirely New Life Forms

Two synthetic base pairs have been added to the DNA of E. coli, and the microbes are thriving.<p>Scientists continue to inch closer and closer to medical breakthroughs by tinkering with DNA. At the end of 2016, the CRISPR gene-editing tool was used for the first time on human cancer patients, and now, …

The genomics intelligence revolution

We’ve entered a new phase in the history of whole genome sequencing (WGS). Consider that researchers at University of Toronto just launched a massive project to sequence the whole genomes of 10,000 people per year. This is truly astounding when you recall that it took 13 years and $3 billion to …

Synthetic biology: does industry get it?

Synthetic biology, in its broadest sense, is opening up a suite of possibilities for the design and redesign of biology to create new products and …

Scientists Coax DNA Nanotubes Into Assembling Into Bridge-Like Structures

A team of researchers from Johns Hopkins University has succeeded in creating bridge-like structures made of two DNA nanotubes in a feat they said …

New Synthetic Biology Factory Will Design, Build, and Test Custom Organisms

Custom-By-Design Organisms<p>Gingko Bioworks launched their new laboratory last month—an automated “factory” that mass-produces genetically modified …

Synthetic stem cells could offer therapeutic benefits, reduced risks

Researchers from North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou …

How the CRISPR Patent Fight Could Shape the Future of Genetic Engineering

On Tuesday, the two feuding parties of the CRISPR gene editing patent fight entered the boxing ring: attorneys for each side made oral arguments …

CRISPR Could Turn Viruses Into Unstoppable Bio Weapons

White House science advisers warn of possible risks and ask for faster vaccine development and more vigilance.<p>The president's top science advisers …

Genetics

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The dark side of the human genome

Scientists are uncovering the hidden switches in our genome that dial gene expression up and down, but much work lies ahead to peel back the many …

Experiment in Monkeys Raises Hopes of "Functional Cure" for HIV

By Julie Steenhuysen<p>CHICAGO (Reuters) - A new drug combination helped stave off a monkey version of HIV for nearly two years after stopping all …