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New machine learning approach could accelerate bioengineering

Scientists have developed a way to use machine learning to dramatically accelerate the design of microbes that produce biofuel.

Machine Learning

Five Fifty: Synthetic biology

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Building a circular bioeconomy with synthetic biology

On April 2010, the Gulf of Mexico turned black. The largest marine oil spill initiated by an explosion of methane gas on the Deepwater Horizon …

Synthetic Biology Market is Projected to Reach US$ 38 Billion By 2020

May 17, 2018 (Heraldkeeper via COMTEX) -- New York, May 17, 2018: The scope of the report includes a detailed study of global and regional markets …

The easiest way to lucid dream, according to science

In Tibetan Buddhism, the group of tantric techniques known as <i>milam</i> aim to reveal the illusory nature of waking life by having practitioners perform yoga in their dreams. It’s a ritualized version of one of the most mysterious faculties of the human mind: to know that we’re dreaming even while …

How To Work With Immature And Unprofessional People

Dear Liz,<p>I learned digital marketing by working for a university alumni office first, and then working for the same university’s B-school recruiting office. They were both great jobs. I left the recruiting marketing job and took a job with a digital marketing agency.<p>That was also a great job. I …

Employment

Mice regrow brain tissue after stroke with bioengineered gel

Replacement neurons, blood vessels fill in stroke cavity; gel provides scaffolding<p>In a first-of-its-kind finding, a new stroke-healing gel helped …

Neuroscience

Human Mini-Kidneys Farmed by Robots Herald the Age of Organ Factories

"This is a new 'secret weapon' in our fight against disease."<p>What was once only heard of in science fiction has now become the new normal: Around the …

Stem Cells

THE FUTURE OF FERMENTATION: THE ROLE OF SYNTHETIC YEAST IN WINEMAKING – My First Piece for Spirited Magazine

This week I’d like to share with you my first piece for Spirited Magazine. In the piece, I explore advancements in yeast DNA technology and how …

Rewiring bacteria for large scale biofuel and bioplastic production

Changing the fatty acid metabolism of bacteria could pave the way toward a more sustained environment<p>By Benjamin Boettner<p>Organisms that died many …

Worms in high-tech housing replace laboratory mice

The idea of using worms instead of mice in a wide array of pharmaceutical and toxicological tests is nothing new. But the tedious task of growing …

Drawing inspiration from plants and animals to restore tissue

Nanofiber dressings heal wounds, promote regeneration<p>By Leah Burrows, SEAS Communications<p>Researchers from the Wyss Institute for Biologically …

CRISPR is on the cusp of eradicating a host of diseases

Using CRISPR<p>The CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing tool has had a busy year. It recently removed genetic disorders from human embryos, targeted the “command …

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 …

A new drug uses CRISPR to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Creating Eligobiotics<p>The rise of antibiotic-resistant diseases has prompted the development of more powerful drugs. More powerful drugs come with the …

This Awesome Blood Labyrinth Is The Newest Method For Catching Cancer Cells

It's a trap!<p>A new chip with a labyrinth design promises big improvements in detecting rare and aggressive cancer cells in the blood, helping doctors …

Cancer Cells

CRISPR’s Unknown Cousin—The Promising Genetic Boost

Courtesy of ShutterstockThe bio-sensation technology CRISPR-Cas certainly has panache, as evidenced by the latest news of engineering a human embryo …

A New Cancer Treatment Could Be More Effective Than Chemotherapy

Caspase Independent Cell Death (CICD)<p>Scientists have discovered a new process to kill cancer cells, called Caspase Independent Cell Death (CICD), …

Is DNA the Future? The Best Biotech Talks of the Year

<b>We’ve compiled our favorite talks of the year by some of the best leaders in the field about how biotech will change our lives in coming …

Senior capstone projects teach students skills for the industry

For their senior capstone projects, biological engineering students at Penn State designed possible solutions to real problems in agriculture and the …

We can now design humans — but should we?

Scientists in Portland, Oregon, just succeeded in creating the first genetically modified human embryo in the United States, according to Technology Review. A team led by Shoukhrat Mitalipov of Oregon Health & Science University is reported to “have broken new ground both in the number of embryos …

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Programming Cells With Computer Like Logic

<i>Summary: Researchers engineer an RNA molecule into a programmable and logically acting Ribocomputing device. The study may help researchers construct</i> …

The Next Pharmaceutical Revolution Could Be 3D Bioprinted

New kidneys from scratch.<p>Body organs such as kidneys, livers and hearts are incredibly complex tissues. Each is made up of many different cell types, …

3D Bioprinting

From Living Computers to Nano-Robots: How We're Taking DNA Beyond Genetics

DNA is one of the most amazing molecules in nature, providing a way to carry the instructions needed to create almost any life form on Earth in a …

Smart Factories Will Deliver $500B In Value By 2022

• Smart factories are revolutionizing manufacturing by enabling a 7X increase in overall productivity by 2022.<br>• Smart factories have the potential to add $500B to $1.5T in value added to the global economy in five years.<br>• 76% of manufacturers either have a smart factory initiative that is ongoing or are …

Manufacturing

Government subsidises miracle cancer drug

Thousands of Australians fighting late-stage renal and lung cancer will soon get easier access to a new miracle drug.<p>From Tuesday, the federal …

Cancer

Genetically modified yeast mops up heavy metal pollution

Environmental scientists dream of eliminating pollution with natural resources, but that's tricky when it comes to heavy metals. Plants won't work for cleaning polluted water, and only some of them grow large enough to absorb those toxic materials. Researchers may have a relatively simple answer to …

Scientists from Harvard just successfully inserted a GIF into a bacteria

Scientists from Harvard just successfully inserted a GIF into a bacteria<p>If you’re confused about what sort of word play we’ve used in the headline – …

Report: Nearly 30,000 health-sciences job openings projected in metro New Orleans by 2026

With an abundance of new medical construction projects in New Orleans, state and local officials hope the tens of thousands of new jobs projected for …

Health Care