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May 19, 2015 08:00 AM ET // AFP
A genetically engineered yeast could be used to churn out morphine, codeine and other opiates using a simple home-brew beer kit.
May 12, 2015 09:40 AM ET // AFP
A person's gut bacteria and skin microbes are unique to each individual.
Apr 23, 2015 08:50 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Chinese researchers have attempted to modify the gene responsible for a potentially fatal blood disorder in non-viable embryos.
Apr 14, 2015 01:33 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Ambient electronic music made from biological processes gives personal music a whole new meaning.
Feb 4, 2015 02:11 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
A novel indicator of aging improves our understanding of longevity and healthy aging.
Feb 3, 2015 03:25 PM ET // Renee Morad
An over-the-counter vitamin called Basis that aims to slow aging by tweaking the body's metabolism.
Oct 28, 2014 10:50 AM ET // Dexter Johnson, IEEE Spectrum
The demonstration could lead to the development of DNA-based electronic circuits.
Oct 13, 2014 04:01 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
A test involving polymerase chain reaction, or P.C.R., could be used to amplify genetic information, including that belonging to the virus. Continue reading →
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