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11 Crazy Gene-Hacking Things We Can Do with CRISPR

New gene-editing technologies are revolutionizing biology by giving scientists the tools to dramatically alter organisms' DNA and resulting physical traits. What will we do with this new power? And what have we already done?<p>CRISPR/Cas9 is a futuristic gene-editing technology that is either the key …

I'm Saving $3,180 a Year by Giving Up My Car and Taking Uber Instead

Here's how the math works out.<p>This past year, I traded in my vehicle for a bicycle and the Uber app. So far, this decision has saved me some serious …

SynBio is Booming

In this third part of our review of 2015, sourced from synthetic biology community, we cover five aspects that relate to developments in automation …

Synthetic Biology: the Dawn of a New Era

The advent of digital technology is considered one of the biggest revolutions of all time for how quickly and deeply it changed the world forever. However, I am about to convince you that an even more powerful revolution is coming, which goes under the name of synthetic biology. The potential of …

Synthetic Biology

Why Some part-time Uber drivers are earning less money

Uber drivers must give the ride sharing service a bigger cut of their fares, under a new test by the company.<p>Some new UberX drivers in San Francisco …