Slashdot Items Tagged "biotech"

Date / Time Story
Saturday May 20, 2017 @09:00PM New Battery Technology Draws Energy Directly From The Human Body
Saturday May 20, 2017 @02:24AM Chemists May Be Zeroing In On Chemical Reactions That Sparked The First Life
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @05:42PM Scientists 3D-Print Ovaries To Allow Infertile Mice To Mate and Give Birth
Monday May 15, 2017 @02:27AM Researcher Hacks Nine Sleep-Tracking Devices To Test Their Accuracy
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @06:16PM 18-Year-Old Mexican Student Designs Bra That Can Detect Breast Cancer
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @04:20PM Supercomputers Assist In Search For New, Better Cancer Drugs
Friday April 21, 2017 @10:26PM Can Parents Sue If Their Kid Is Born With the 'Wrong' DNA?
Friday April 21, 2017 @04:24PM Theranos Used Shell Company To Secretly Buy Outside Lab Equipment, Says Report
Friday April 07, 2017 @10:52PM Belgian Scientists Inhibit Protein Responsible For Allergic Reactions
Sunday April 02, 2017 @06:46PM Five US Navy SEAL Units Are Now Testing Brain-Zappers
Sunday April 02, 2017 @02:58PM Can Robots Help Children With Autism?
Friday March 31, 2017 @09:25PM Y Combinator-Funded Startup To Do Quantum Computing -- Only Better
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @08:13PM Scientists Turn Mammalian Cells Into Complex Biocomputers
Monday March 27, 2017 @12:19AM Researchers Discover A Surprising New Role for Lungs: Making Blood
Sunday March 26, 2017 @01:14AM Theranos To Investors: Please Don't Sue! Here, Have Some More Shares
Sunday March 19, 2017 @01:07PM The First Practical Use For Quantum Computers: Chemistry
Saturday March 18, 2017 @02:51PM Tech Billionaires Invest In Linking Brains To Computers
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @08:45PM West African Village Weighs Using Genetically Modified Mosquitoes In Malaria Fight
Thursday March 02, 2017 @05:00PM Researchers Store Computer OS, Short Movie On DNA
Saturday February 18, 2017 @01:00AM SpaceX's Next Launch Carries Colonies Of A Drug-Resistant Superbug
Sunday February 05, 2017 @07:04PM Studies Link Some Stomach Drugs To Alzheimer's Disease and Kidney Problems
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @04:29PM Scientists Create 3D Bioprinter Capable of Printing Living Human Skin
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @05:19PM Malwarebytes Discovers 'First Mac Malware of 2017'
Saturday January 14, 2017 @04:35PM 'Superbug' Resistant To 26 Antibiotics Kills A Patient In Nevada
Monday January 09, 2017 @05:41PM US Military Seeks Biodegradable Bullets That Sprout Plants
Friday January 06, 2017 @06:17PM Theranos Is Laying Off 155 People, About 41 Percent Of Its Workforce
Thursday January 05, 2017 @10:41PM A Squishy Clockwork BioBot Releases Doses of Drugs Inside the Body
Saturday December 31, 2016 @11:58PM Baby's Skull Rebuilt With Help From A 3D Printer
Sunday December 25, 2016 @07:04PM You're An Adult, But Your Brain Might Not Be, Researchers Say
Saturday December 24, 2016 @08:27PM Flickering Lights May Illuminate A Path To Alzheimer's Treatment
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @08:04PM Human Cells Naturally 'Eat' Silicon Nanowires
Sunday December 18, 2016 @01:54AM Human Zika Antibodies Prevent Infection in Mice
Sunday December 11, 2016 @08:59PM IBM's Watson Used In Life-Saving Medical Diagnosis
Saturday December 10, 2016 @08:30PM Researchers Successfully Fight Colon Cancer Using Immunotherapy
Saturday December 03, 2016 @02:59AM Our Brains Use Binary Logic, Say Neuroscientists
Sunday November 27, 2016 @04:34PM Sugar-Free Products Might Actually Stop Us From Getting Slimmer
Sunday November 27, 2016 @02:50PM Researchers Successfully Achieve Suspended Animation With Mouse Embryos
Saturday November 26, 2016 @10:50PM Scientists Believe There's Finally A Cure For The Common Cold
Saturday November 26, 2016 @08:49PM Brain Cancer Patients Live Longer By Sending Electric Fields Through Their Heads
Saturday November 19, 2016 @09:02PM Feeding Seaweed To Cows Eliminates Methane Emissions
Monday November 14, 2016 @07:37PM Chemical Traces On Your Phone Reveal Your Lifestyle, Scientists Say
Saturday November 05, 2016 @02:10PM First Color Images Produced By an Electron Microscope
Monday October 31, 2016 @12:31AM Male Birth Control Shot Found Effective
Monday October 24, 2016 @03:45PM Harvard Researchers Print World's First Heart-On-A-Chip
Friday October 14, 2016 @05:57PM Scientific Breakthrough Increases Plant Yields By One Third
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @11:49PM 'Nano-Machines' Win European Trio Chemistry Nobel Prize
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @11:21PM Theranos To Shut Down Its Blood-Testing Facilities, Shrink Workforce By 40%
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @12:42AM Yoshinori Ohsumi of Japan Wins Nobel Prize In Medicine For Study of Cell Recycling
Friday September 30, 2016 @05:02PM Feds Go After Mylan For Scamming Medicaid Out of Millions On EpiPen Pricing
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @05:11PM Microsoft Will 'Solve' Cancer Within The Next 10 Years By Treating It Like A Computer Virus, Says Company
Sunday September 18, 2016 @01:48AM Vanity Fair Blames The Failure of Theranos On Silicon Valley
Saturday September 17, 2016 @09:52PM Ask Slashdot: Why Aren't Techies Improving The World?
Sunday September 11, 2016 @04:56AM Should We Seed Life On Alien Worlds?
Friday September 09, 2016 @04:51PM Video Shows How Bacteria Invade Antibiotics And Transform Into Superbugs
Sunday September 04, 2016 @01:33PM Should We Kill All The Mosquitoes?
Saturday September 03, 2016 @02:05AM Brain-Zapping Gadgets Need Regulation, Say Scientists
Friday September 02, 2016 @04:51PM FDA Bans 19 Chemicals Used In Antibacterial Soaps
Sunday August 28, 2016 @12:49PM 'Longest Living Human' Says He Is Ready For Death At 145
Saturday August 27, 2016 @05:25PM US Patients Battle EpiPen Prices And Regulations By Shopping Online
Saturday August 20, 2016 @03:04PM Can Cow Backpacks Reduce Global Methane Emissions?
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @08:10PM Wrong Chemical Dumped Into Olympic Pools Made Them Green
Saturday August 13, 2016 @11:29AM How The Navy Tried To Turn Sharks into Torpedos
Thursday August 11, 2016 @06:05PM 8 Paralyzed Patients Learn To Walk Again Using Virtual Reality
Thursday August 11, 2016 @01:31AM Google Ventures CEO and Founder Bill Maris Is Leaving
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @07:50PM 6 Million Americans Exposed To High Levels of Chemicals In Drinking Water, Says Study
Sunday August 07, 2016 @03:32PM Scientist Who Sparked 'A Revolution in Chemistry' Dies at 70
Sunday August 07, 2016 @11:08AM Stem Cell Researchers Can Now Combine Animal and Human Embryos In The US
Monday August 01, 2016 @06:14PM Elizabeth Holmes Finally Releases Theranos Data, Including A 'miniLab'
Monday August 01, 2016 @04:12PM Google's Alphabet and GSK Forge $715 Million Bioelectronic Firm To Fight Diseases Without Meds
Monday August 01, 2016 @03:54PM Peter Thiel Is Interested In Harvesting The Blood Of The Young
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @11:43PM Florida Regulators OK Plan To Increase Toxins In Water
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @08:31PM 'Sister Clones' Of Dolly The Sheep Have Aged Like Any Other Sheep, Study Says
Sunday July 24, 2016 @10:07PM Kurzweil Argues Technology Improves The World, Compares DNA to Code
Saturday July 23, 2016 @03:09PM Can Iris-Scanning ID Systems Tell the Difference Between a Live and Dead Eye?
Friday July 22, 2016 @07:23PM CRISPR: Chinese Scientists To Pioneer Gene-Editing Trial On Humans
Friday July 22, 2016 @02:43AM Scientists Find Chemical-Free Way To Extend Milk's Shelf Life For Up To 3 Weeks
Saturday July 16, 2016 @11:18PM New Study Shows Why Big Pharma Hates Medical Marijuana
Saturday July 16, 2016 @11:20AM Encrypted DNA Storage Investigated by DOE Researchers
Friday July 15, 2016 @05:53PM Slashdot Asks: Would You Eat Lab-Grown Meat?
Sunday July 10, 2016 @10:47PM A Medical Mystery of the Best Kind: Major Diseases Are In Decline
Friday July 08, 2016 @04:31AM Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes Banned From Owning a Lab
Thursday July 07, 2016 @07:09PM Robot Stingray Is Powered By Rat Heart Cells
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @07:40PM Theranos Faces Congressional Inquiry Over Faulty Blood Tests
Monday July 04, 2016 @06:38PM Researchers Develop Electronic Nose To Sniff Out Pesticides and Nerve Gas
Saturday July 02, 2016 @09:47AM Stop Bashing GMO Food, Say 109 Nobel Laureates
Monday June 20, 2016 @09:33PM Ultra-Thin Solar Cells Can Be Bent Around A Pencil
Friday June 17, 2016 @04:53PM Cancer Is An Evolutionary Mechanism To 'Autocorrect' Our Gene Pool, Suggests Paper
Thursday June 16, 2016 @08:13PM Finnish Scientist Provides Another Explanation For The 'Impossible' EM Drive
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @05:19PM WHO: Drinking Extremely Hot Coffee, Tea 'Probably' Causes Cancer
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @12:48AM Repurposing Drugs To Tackle Cancer
Monday June 13, 2016 @09:44PM Amazon Faces $350K Fine For Shipping 'Amazing Liquid Fire'
Monday June 13, 2016 @10:27AM Walgreens Cuts Ties With Blood-Test Startup Theranos
Friday June 10, 2016 @04:41PM 23 Seriously Ill MS Patients Recover After 'Breakthrough' Stem Cell Treatment
Thursday June 02, 2016 @07:45PM Scientists Announce Plans For Synthetic Human Genomes
Thursday May 26, 2016 @06:32PM Antibiotic-Resistant E Coli Reaches The US For The First Time
Monday May 23, 2016 @05:24PM FBI Wants Biometric Database Hidden From Privacy Act
Thursday May 19, 2016 @07:36PM Why Don't Scientists Kill The 'Demon In The Freezer'?
Saturday May 14, 2016 @01:42AM Ingestible Medical Robots Could Remove Batteries From Stomachs
Friday May 13, 2016 @11:02PM Scientists Hold A Secret Meeting To Consider Creating A Synthetic Human Genome
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @08:04PM Scientists Grow Two-Week-Old Human Embryos In Lab For The First Time
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @05:36PM In Search Of A Healthy Gut, One Man Turned To An Extreme DIY Fecal Transplant
Saturday April 23, 2016 @09:26AM First Successful Gene Therapy Against Human Aging?
Friday April 22, 2016 @09:13PM CERN Releases 300TB of Large Hadron Collider Data Into Open Access
Thursday April 14, 2016 @05:24PM Report: Feds To Ban Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes For 2 Years
Friday March 11, 2016 @10:35PM Plastic-Eating Bacteria Could Help Clean Up Waste
Thursday March 10, 2016 @12:52AM First Bionic Fingertip Implant Delivers Sensational Results
Monday February 29, 2016 @10:49AM Pentagon Research Could Make 'Brain Modem' A Reality
Friday February 26, 2016 @01:46PM More Medical Devices Should Be Open Source, Like This ECG
Thursday February 25, 2016 @02:22PM Google DeepMind Applies AI To Healthcare With NHS Partnership
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @09:10PM Researchers Claim Success In Removing HIV From Living Cells
Monday February 22, 2016 @03:38PM Low-Cost "Paper Skin" Boasts Same Sensory Functions As the Real Thing
Monday February 22, 2016 @10:20AM Fungi From Guts Of Herbivores Could Help Us Make Biofuel
Friday February 19, 2016 @12:37PM Wearable Third Arm Gives Drummers Extra Robotic Rhythm
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @02:27PM 3D-Printed Ear Comes To Life After Implantation In Mice
Thursday February 11, 2016 @06:43PM Self-Propelling Microparticles Spot Ricin In Minutes
Thursday February 04, 2016 @06:50PM DNA Makes Lifeless Materials Shapeshift
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @04:00PM Ethics Panel Endorses Mitochondrial Therapy, But Says Start With Male Embryos
Monday February 01, 2016 @02:16PM U.K. Researcher Receives Permission To Edit Genes In Human Embryos
Thursday January 28, 2016 @07:28PM Researchers Use CRISPR To Repair Genetic Defect That Causes Blindness
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @09:23AM US Regulators Find Serious Deficiencies At Theranos Lab
Thursday January 21, 2016 @11:53AM Fraud Detected In Science Research That Suggested GMO Crops Were Harmful
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @09:36AM Sensors Slip Into the Brain, Then Dissolve When Their Job Is Done
Tuesday January 12, 2016 @11:28AM First Children Have Been Diagnosed In 100,000 Genomes Project
Saturday January 09, 2016 @03:52PM New Class of Sound Wave Gentle Enough To Use In Biomedical Devices
Thursday January 07, 2016 @03:05PM German Carpenter's Testicluar Valve Could Mean An On/Off Switch For Sperm
Monday December 21, 2015 @06:25PM Meet the Scientist Who Injected Himself With 3.5 Million-Year-Old Bacteria
Saturday December 12, 2015 @08:25PM Chipotle Plans To DNA Test Produce After E-Coli Outbreaks In Nine States
Thursday December 10, 2015 @11:28AM MIT Researchers Develop Triple Helix MicroRNA Cancer Treatment
Thursday December 03, 2015 @09:40AM Harvard Prof. Says Cure For Aging Could Emerge Within 5 Years
Thursday November 26, 2015 @01:49PM Japanese Company Makes Low-Calorie Noodles Out of Wood
Sunday November 22, 2015 @02:57PM A Post-Antibiotic Future Is Looming
Sunday November 15, 2015 @05:51PM Experimental Drug Targeting Alzheimer's Disease Shows Anti-Aging Effects
Saturday November 07, 2015 @02:35AM Controversial Company Offers a New Way To Make a Baby
Friday November 06, 2015 @07:47PM New vs. Old: a Comparison of 23andMe's Health Reports and the Raw Data
Tuesday November 03, 2015 @12:08PM Stanford Identifies Potential Security Hole In Genomic Data-Sharing Network
Sunday November 01, 2015 @05:10PM Bumblebees Used For Targeted Pesticide Deliveries
Friday October 30, 2015 @06:21PM FDA Approves Drug That Uses Herpes Virus To Fight Cancer
Sunday October 18, 2015 @06:28PM Disruptive Bloodwork Startup May Offer Mostly Vaporware
Saturday October 17, 2015 @04:30PM Beware: FBI, Other Agencies Might Go After Your Voluntary DNA Records
Thursday October 15, 2015 @03:54PM The Life-Saving Gifts of the World's Most Venomous Animal
Thursday October 08, 2015 @12:27PM DARPA Jolts the Nervous System With Electricity, Lasers, Sound Waves, and Magnets
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @09:00AM DNA Vaccine Sterilizes Mice, Could Lead To One-Shot Birth Control For Cats, Dogs
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @11:07AM Rogue Biohacking Is Not a Problem
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @10:19AM ALS Patients Use a Brain Implant To Type 6 Words Per Minute
Saturday September 26, 2015 @12:41PM Paralyzed Man Uses Own Brainwaves To Walk Again -- No Exoskeleton Required
Saturday September 19, 2015 @09:31AM UK Researcher Applies For Permission To Edit Embryo Genomes
Friday September 18, 2015 @08:01PM The Ethical Issues Surrounding OSU's Lab-Grown Brains
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @11:10AM Damaged Spinal Cord "Rewires" Itself With Help of Electrical Stimulation
Sunday August 30, 2015 @09:29AM Magnet-Steered Nano-Fish Could Deliver Drugs and Sweep Body Toxins
Thursday August 27, 2015 @11:42AM UNC Scientists Open Source Their Genomic Research
Thursday August 27, 2015 @08:41AM More Cities Use DNA To Catch Dog Owners Who Don't Pick Up Waste
Sunday August 23, 2015 @11:49PM Chinese Scientists Discover Structural Basis of Pre-mRNA Splicing
Thursday August 20, 2015 @07:28PM MIT Researchers Discover "Metabolic Master Switch" To Control Obesity
Friday August 14, 2015 @07:22PM Octopus Genome Sequenced
Wednesday August 05, 2015 @03:54PM REMzen Claims They Can Help You Sleep Better (Video)
Saturday August 01, 2015 @07:44PM Want To Fight Climate Change? Stop Cows From Burping
Thursday July 30, 2015 @02:42PM The Biohacking Movement and Open Source Insulin
Sunday July 26, 2015 @12:39AM Eye Drops Could Dissolve Cataracts
Friday July 10, 2015 @10:47PM New Letters Added To the Genetic Alphabet
Thursday July 09, 2015 @04:21PM Help Save Endangered Rhinos by Making Artificial Horns (Video)
Sunday June 28, 2015 @01:29AM Genetic Rescue Efforts Could Help Coral Shrug Off Warmer Oceans
Friday June 12, 2015 @07:51AM An Origami Inspired Bacteria-Powered Battery
Thursday June 04, 2015 @02:34PM Spider Silk Finally Ready For Commercialization
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @09:37AM The Artificial Pancreas For Diabetics Is Nearly Here
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @09:34AM How Biostamps Can Replace Clunky Biomedical Sensors
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @11:50AM Cocaine Use Can Now Be Tested In Fingerprints Using Ambient Mass Spectrometry
Thursday May 07, 2015 @03:55PM Electron Microscopes Close To Imaging Individual Atoms
Thursday April 30, 2015 @10:02AM A Light-Powered Retina Implant For the Blind
Saturday April 18, 2015 @11:11AM Breakthrough In Artificial Photosynthesis Captures CO2 In Acetate
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @08:15AM Plaque-busting Nanoparticles Could Help Fight Tooth Decay
Monday April 13, 2015 @12:35AM UW Scientists, Biotech Firm May Have Cure For Colorblindness
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @08:12AM Citizen Scientists Develop Eye Drops That Provide Night Vision
Friday March 06, 2015 @11:17PM The Origin of Life and the Hidden Role of Quantum Criticality
Saturday February 21, 2015 @07:40PM Drug-Resistant Malaria May Pose Major Threat
Thursday February 19, 2015 @01:43PM Human DNA Enlarges Mouse Brains
Thursday February 19, 2015 @10:01AM Storing Data In Synthetic Fossils
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @09:17AM US Military Working On 3D Printing Exact Replicas of Bones & Limbs
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @09:16AM Researcher Developing Tattoo Removal Cream
Saturday February 07, 2015 @06:05PM Woman Suffers Significant Weight Gain After Fecal Transplant
Thursday January 22, 2015 @04:22PM New Advance Confines GMOs To the Lab Instead of Living In the Wild
Sunday January 18, 2015 @02:23PM Hibernation Protein May Halt Alzheimer's
Thursday December 18, 2014 @02:17AM Researchers Accidentally Discover How To Turn Off Skin Aging Gene
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @11:41AM Material Possiblities: A Flying Drone Built From Fungus
Friday December 05, 2014 @10:13PM Pantry Pests Harbor Plastic-Chomping Bacteria
Thursday December 04, 2014 @09:13AM How High-Tech Temporary Tattoos Will Hack Your Skin
Monday October 27, 2014 @01:37PM The Man With the Golden Blood
Friday October 24, 2014 @06:26PM Stem Cells Grown From Patient's Arm Used To Replace Retina
Saturday September 20, 2014 @06:08PM Researchers Report Largest DNA Origami To Date
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @10:11AM Artificial Spleen Removes Ebola, HIV Viruses and Toxins From Blood Using Magnets
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @08:15AM Scientists Regenerate Rat Muscle Tissue
Sunday September 07, 2014 @10:06AM New DNA Analysis On Old Blood Pegs Aaron Kosminski As Jack the Ripper
Wednesday September 03, 2014 @12:46PM CPU's Heat Output to Amplify DNA Could Make Drastically Cheaper Tests
Sunday August 31, 2014 @06:15PM The Passenger Pigeon: A Century of Extinction
Friday August 29, 2014 @07:43PM Islamic State "Laptop of Doom" Hints At Plots Including Bubonic Plague
Friday August 29, 2014 @07:30PM Anti-Ebola Drug ZMapp Makes Clean Sweep: 18 of 18 Monkeys Survive Infection
Thursday August 14, 2014 @10:55AM Transparent Fish Lead to Stem Cell Research Breakthrough
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @11:37AM Injecting Liquid Metal Into Blood Vessels Could Help Kill Tumors
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @09:40PM "Secret Serum" Used To Treat Americans With Ebola
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @01:40PM Senior RIKEN Scientist Involved In Stem Cell Scandal Commits Suicide
Friday August 01, 2014 @06:48PM DNA Project 'to Make UK World Genetic Research Leader'