Advertisements


Glowing beer is a thing thanks to biohacking technology

CRISPR-Cas9 is a gene-editing technique that uses bacterial protein to replace segments of DNA. Although CRISPR has clinical applications that could potentially help many, it can also be used to do fun experiments like brewing glowing beer by editing.....»»

Source:  MashableCategory: Top4 hr. 35 min. ago Related News

The science of why eyewitness testimony is often wrong

Wrongful convictions are often the product of eyewitness testimony. Enlarge (credit: Gramercy Pictures) The advent of DNA testing has made it uncomfortably clear that our criminal justice system often gets things wrong. Things go wrong for a v.....»»

Source:  ArstechnicaCategory: TopJul 25th, 2017Related News

Shed pounds using embodyDNA, a weight-loss plan based on your DNA

There is a new weight loss plan from weight loss app Lose It! It's called embodyDNA and it is heralded as "the first DNA-based weight loss plan to give actionable, personalized results through an interactive in-app experience." The post Shed pounds.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopJul 24th, 2017Related News

Scientists Store Video Data in the DNA of Living Organisms

Video goes a different kind of viral: through E. coli cells Video goes a different kind of viral: through E. coli cells.....»»

Source:  IeeeCategory: Jul 19th, 2017Related News

Google introduces the feed, a news stream of your evolving interests

 More than four years after the launch of Google Now, the company has fully dissolved its AI assistant into the DNA of many of its core product offerings. Nowhere is this impact more evident than in search, where Google has significantly shaken.....»»

Source:  TechcrunchCategory: TopJul 19th, 2017Related News

Google revamps the newsfeed

 More than four years after the launch of Google Now, the company has fully dissolved its AI assistant into the DNA of many of its core product offerings. Nowhere is this impact more evident than in search, where Google has significantly shaken.....»»

Source:  TechcrunchCategory: TopJul 19th, 2017Related News

The uncertain future of genetic testing

"Every time our cells divide and copy their DNA, mutations can arise." Enlarge (credit: Catherine Losing for Mosaic) Bringing genetics into medicine will lead to more accuracy, better diagnosis, and personalised treatment—but not for all. For.....»»

Source:  ArstechnicaCategory: TopJul 18th, 2017Related News
Source:  EetimesCategory: HardwareJul 18th, 2017Related News

Scientists just used CRISPR to encode a GIF into the DNA of a virus

Fancy getting your favorite movie scene spliced into your genetic makeup? Harvard scientists have just demonstrated that it's possible to write images and movies into the DNA of living organisms. The post Scientists just used CRISPR to encode a GIF i.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopJul 15th, 2017Related News

Genetic tattoo, anyone? Scientists just encoded a GIF into the DNA of a virus

Fancy getting your favorite movie scene spliced into your genetic makeup? Harvard scientists have just demonstrated that it's possible to write images and movies into the DNA of living organisms. The post Genetic tattoo, anyone? Scientists just encod.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: TopJul 14th, 2017Related News

Scientists just fit a GIF onto DNA, which might be the most important thing to ever happen to GIF-kind

GIFs are the fundamental building blocks of our digital existence. Whether they are in texts, tweets, or articles, GIFs are now a staple of how we communicate in the modern world. But now GIFs are making their way to a new frontier: scientists have f.....»»

Source:  MashableCategory: TopJul 14th, 2017Related News

Biologists Use Gene Editing To Store Movies In DNA

New submitter elmohound writes: A recent paper in Nature describes how gene editing was used to store a digital movie into a bacterial population. The choice of subject is a nice hommage to Muybridge's 1887 photos. From a report via Scientific Americ.....»»

Source:  SlashdotCategory: TopJul 14th, 2017Related News

Scientists store a famous movie in DNA

 Researchers have long thought about storing data in DNA and, so far, it seems to be working. They’ve already stuffed a book into DNA and Microsoft is experimenting with a process to store larger amounts of data – just imagine trying.....»»

Source:  TechcrunchCategory: TopJul 13th, 2017Related News

Who Needs Hard Drives? Scientists Store Film Clip in DNA

In a first, researchers converted a movie into a DNA sequence and inserted it into bacteria. They hope to someday use the technology to record cell behavior......»»

Source:  NytCategory: TopJul 12th, 2017Related News

Neanderthal DNA suggests yet another wave of human migration out of Africa

Evidence for this migration is scant, but growing. Enlarge / The entrance to the cave where the Neanderthal thigh bone was found in 1937. (credit: Wolfgang Adler, © Photo Museum Ulm) Modern humans and Neanderthals have a confusing genetic rel.....»»

Source:  ArstechnicaCategory: TopJul 5th, 2017Related News

Researchers build simple DNA machines that can be used for making molecular computers

The machines can switch reversibly between two different shapes and could be used to make nanotech sensors, amplifiers and even a molecular computer. The post Researchers build simple DNA machines that can be used for making molecular computers appe.....»»

Source:  Tech2Category: AsiaJun 26th, 2017Related News

Cats May Have Been Domesticated Twice

sciencehabit writes: Cats may have been domesticated twice, once in Turkey around 10,000 years ago, and again in Egypt, thousands of years later. That's the conclusion of a new genetic analysis of more than 200 ancient cats, including DNA extracted f.....»»

Source:  SlashdotCategory: TopJun 20th, 2017Related News

Babies" DNA affects mothers" risk of pre-eclampsia in pregnancy, study finds

Some features in a baby's DNA can increase the risk of its mother developing pre-eclampsia -- a potentially dangerous condition in pregnancy -- a major new international study has revealed for the first time......»»

Source:  SciencedailyCategory: BiomedJun 19th, 2017Related News

DNA delivery technology joins battle against drug-resistant bacteria

A new DNA delivery technology has been developed to fight drug-resistant bacteria, report investigators......»»

Source:  SciencedailyCategory: BiomedJun 19th, 2017Related News

How our unique DNA impacts personalized medicine

Every human being has a unique DNA 'fingerprint'. In other words, the genetic material of any two individuals can be clearly distinguished. Computational biologists have now determined that the impact of these variations has been greatly underestimat.....»»

Source:  SciencedailyCategory: BiomedJun 19th, 2017Related News