A genetically engineered yeast could be used to churn out morphine, codeine and other opiates using a simple home-brew beer kit.
Synthetic biological processes could turn waste, soil and gases into fuel, food, medicine and raw materials for 3-D printing. Continue reading →
With the seeds available online, this will be the biggest release of a genetically engineered plant into the world.
Hybrid materials made from modified bacteria and nanoparticles respond to the environment and conduct electricity.
The motor could be useful for delivering drugs to specific areas in the body, among other tasks. Continue reading →
Keeping these running shoes in good condition would be like watering a house plant. Continue reading →
Big structures rule this week's tech gallery, from the new tallest building the U.S. to a vertical ship designed to drift on ocean currents.
The virus increases the surface area of the wire, which in turn increases the area where electrochemical activity takes place.
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