Biotechnology
Biotechnology is the use of living systems and organisms to develop or make useful products, or "any technological application that uses biological systems, living organisms or derivatives thereof, to...
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The first synthetic embryo has been born
The first synthetic embryo has been born without a sperm or egg.
The Workhorse of the Cell: Kinesin
Masterpieces of microengineering, kinesins are motorized transport machines that move cellular materials to their correct locations in the cell so they can perform their functions. Kinesins have two f...
A Day in the Life of a Motor Protein
The primary aim of the Hoogenraad research lab at the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands, is to understand how intracellular protein transport underlies the development and function of nerve cells...
Drew Berry: Animations of unseeable biology
http://www.ted.com We have no ways to directly observe molecules and what they do -- Drew Berry wants to change that. At TEDxSydney he shows his scientifically accurate (and entertaining!) animations ...
This trippy-looking visualization reveals neural connections in a human brain
This trippy-looking visualization reveals neural connections in a human brain.
Raindrops hit mosquitoes with as much impact as a bus colliding with a human. So how do they survive downpours?
Raindrops hit mosquitoes with as much impact as a bus colliding with a human. So how do they survive downpours? (via Seeker)
'Brainprint' Can Identify You With 100% Accuracy
Your unique 'BrainPrint' can identify you with 100% accuracy!
Scientists Have 3D Printed a Human Cornea For the First Time
Scientists Have 3D Printed a Human Cornea For the First Time.
Speedy spider robot shows how Mother Nature is inspiring technology
This speedy spider robot shows how Mother Nature is inspiring technology that can navigate difficult terrain (while creeping us out).
Stem-cell based stroke treatment repairs
Stem-cell based stroke treatment repairs damaged brain tissue.
Grow New Teeth In 2 Months With Stem Cells
Grow New Teeth In 2 Months With Stem Cells
Will spiders and goats make us bulletproof?...
Will spiders and goats make us bulletproof? #discoveryasia #dcode (via Discovery Channel Southeast Asia)
Growing human body parts in labs sounds like a myth, but scientists are making it a reality
Growing human body parts in labs sounds like a myth, but scientists are making it a reality. Be sure to follow How Close Are We? for more episodes like this!
SCIENTISTS TO CLONE THE JESUS MESSIAH AS DNA SEARCH HAS BEGUN
SCIENTISTS TO CLONE THE JESUS MESSIAH AS DNA SEARCH HAS BEGUN.One of the most notable figures in religious history is the holy man who served as the foundation of Christianity, Jesus Christ. Jesus Ch...
History of biotechnology
Biotechnology is the application of scientific and engineering principles to the processing of materials by biological agents to provide goods and services. From its inception, biotechnology has mai...
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Vaccination
Vaccination is the administration of antigenic material (a vaccine) to stimulate an individual's immune system to develop adaptive immunity to a pathogen. Vaccines can prevent or ameliorate morbidity ...
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Stem cell
Stem cells are undifferentiated biological cells that can differentiate into specialized cells and can divide (through mitosis) to produce more stem cells. They are found in multicellular organisms. I...
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Cloning
In biology, cloning is the process of producing similar populations of genetically identical individuals that occurs in nature when organisms such as bacteria, insects or plants reproduce asexually. C...
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Artificial organ
An artificial organ is a man-made device that is implanted or integrated into a human to replace a natural organ, for the purpose of restoring a specific function or a group of related functions so th...
Biopharmaceuticals
A biopharmaceutical, also known as a biologic medical product or more simply as a biologic or biological, is any medicinal product manufactured in or extracted from biological sources or semisynthesiz...
Pharmacogenomics
Pharmacogenomics (a portmanteau of pharmacology and genomics) is the study of the role of genetics in drug response. It deals with the influence of acquired and inherited genetic variation on drug re...
Gene therapy
Gene therapy is the use of nucleic acid polymers as a drug to treat disease by therapeutic delivery into a patient's cells, where they are either expressed as proteins, interfere with the expression o...
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Bioreactor
A bioreactor may refer to any manufactured or engineered device or system that supports a biologically active environment. In one case, a bioreactor is a vessel in which a chemical process is carried ...
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Genetically modified food
Genetically modified foods (or GM foods) are foods produced from organisms that have had specific changes introduced into their DNA using the methods of genetic engineering. These techniques have allo...
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Genetic engineering
Genetic engineering, also called genetic modification, is the direct manipulation of an organism's genome using biotechnology. New DNA may be inserted in the host genome by first isolating and copyin...
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Molecular genetics
Molecular genetics is the field of biology and genetics that studies the structure and function of genes at a molecular level. Molecular genetics employs the methods of genetics and molecular biology ...
Human Genome Project
The Human Genome Project (HGP) is an international scientific research project with the goal of determining the sequence of chemical base pairs which make up human DNA, and of identifying and mapping ...
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Genetic testing
Genetic testing, also known as DNA testing, allows the genetic diagnosis of vulnerabilities to inherited diseases, and can also be used to determine a child's parentage (genetic mother and father) or ...
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