UCLA researchers have discovered a new way to activate the stem cells in the hair follicle to make hair grow (in mice).
Daniel Kraft is a Stanford and Harvard trained physician-scientist, inventor, entrepreneur and innovator.
There are approximately 40 trillion microorganisms living in your gut. They help you digest your food, produce beneficial and harmful chemicals, control infections by pathogens, regulate your immune system, and even control your emotions (ever have a
CRISPR DNA editing is allowing correction of many diseases. But many other diseases are linked to RNA. Biotech startup Locana is using the power of CRISPR to develop treatments for disease caused by RNA.
This GMO operation (using CRISPR technology) is permanently changing the germline of these ants and with the specific purpose of changing their social behavior. Technocrats do not consider ethics or unfavorable outcomes that will surely occur. ? TN
Despite what you might've seen in 1950s monster movies, it's difficult to raise mutant ants.
A shot of klotho, a hormone associated with longevity, seems to make mice smarter. Klotho is a naturally occurring hormone in the body. More than two decades ago, Japanese researchers discovered that this hormone plays a role in aging.
What the hell, Australia.
Synthetic Genomics Inc. (SGI) has a cartful of equipment which they call a biological teleporter. The equipment can print out the entire DNA for a virus or a bacteria in a completely automated process.
For the first time in the United States, scientists have edited the genes of human embryos, a controversial step toward someday helping babies avoid inherited diseases.
The first CRISPR-edited embryos have been produced in the U.S.
Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is an incurable X-linked muscle-wasting disease caused by mutations in the dystrophin gene.
New research shows that ancient humans had sex with non human species.
Google Robot factory raises sterile mosquitos, automated device will release a million per week
A giant technology company will release up to 20 million bacteria-filled, buzzing mosquitoes this summer in Fresno, California.
And away we go… Moths with a genetically modified kill switch to be released into the wild. The words 'likely' and 'unlikely' are used repeatedly to justify the release: 'unlikely to impact the environment or humans' and 'likely kille
Michael Brandt has all the resume highlights that tech entrepreneurs dream of: Stanford grad, ex-Google employee and an Andreessen Horowitz backing for his startup.
Scientists have been examining Greenland sharks - some of which were born in the 1750s
Scientists working in „connectomics", a research field occupied with the reconstruction of neuronal networks in the brain, are aiming at completely mapping of the millions or billions of neurons found in mammalian brains.