Posts tagged ‘biology’

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    A new way to fight cancer?

    Researchers have made great progress in recent years in the design and creation of biological circuits… more

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    Computer chips and targeted medicine: what’s the link?

    A team of scientists led by Yale University systems biologist and biomedical engineer Andre Levchenko has… more

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    A step towards restoring damaged nerves

    MIT researchers have demonstrated a highly flexible neural probe made entirely of polymers that can both… more

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    Will biology change what it means to be human?

    The latest scientific advances will soon enable us to take charge of evolution itself. Synthetic biology… more

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    Learning more about the body’s ecosystem

    More than 90 percent of the genes in our bodies do not come from our own cells. Instead, the vast… more

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    Could biological computers help fight cancer?

    Bio-engineers are working on the development of biological computers with the aim of designing small… more

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    We’re killing the development of new drugs

    Pundits have long predicted that biology would dominate the 21st century, just as physics dominated the… more

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    Who’s in Charge? Free Will and the Science of the Brain

    Michael S. Gazzaniga, a prolific author in the field of neurobiology, explains discoveries from biology… more

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    Small is beautiful: Materials by design

    Have you ever wondered how a butterfly’s wing creates such beautiful colours? We… more

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    How engineered micro-organisms could one day power the world

    The world we inhabit is highly dependent on fossil resources. From fuels to synthetic fibers and plastics… more

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    The top 10 emerging technologies for 2012

    Emerging technologies are critical to building a sustainable and… more