Bioengineering
Biological Engineering or bioengineering (including biological systems engineering) is the application of concepts and methods of biology (and secondarily of physics, chemistry, mathematics, and compu...
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How Medicinal Drugs Are Made
It takes up to 15 years to develop a single therapeutic drug!
Machine Learning Can Transform Video Footage Automatically
“Deep fake” videos may make it impossible to tell fact from fiction.
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)
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).
The World’s First Bionic Kidney Is All Set To Replace Dialysis in Just Two Years
Scientists in the USA have now developed the world’s first bionic kidney that is all set to end dialysis in two years.
6-Letter DNA!
Scientists have created living bacteria with two extra letters of genetic code, nicknamed X, and Y for short. Help me make Sciencium: http://ve42.co/JoinUs F...
Edible Food Packaging Made From Milk Proteins
Most foods at the grocery store come wrapped in plastic packaging. Not only does this create a lot of non-recyclable, non-biodegradable waste, but thin plastic films are not great at preventing spoila...
Part microbe, part machine: Bionic leaf sucks up carbon dioxide as it makes liquid fuel
A team of scientists at Harvard University says it has come up with a bionic leaf — a system that could use solar power and hydrogen-eating bacteria to generate liquid fuel. The findings, described in...
Scientists Turn Bacteria Into Living Hard Drives
​Living organisms can store lines of code and pass them down to their progeny.​
Experts Held a Secret Meeting to Consider Building a Human Genome From Scratch
Earlier this week, over a hundred scientists, lawyers, and entrepreneurs gathered to discuss the radical possibility of creating a synthetic human genome. Strangely, journalists were not invited, and ...
The Mysterious Thing About a Marvelous New Synthetic Cell
Scientists have created a bacterium with a minimal, life-sustaining genome, but they don’t know what a third of its genes do.
In Newly Created Life-Form, a Major Mystery
Scientists have created a synthetic organism that possesses only the genes it needs to survive. But they have no idea what roughly a third of those genes do.
Discovery Of A Gene Associated With A Set Of Poorly Understood Rare Diseases
The genomic sequencing of hundreds of patients with diverse types of ciliopathies has revealed that “in many cases the gene responsible is not known”, says Travis Stracker, head of the Genomic Instabi...
Stunning discovery: Supercomputer created with the building blocks of life itself
It uses something known as adenosine trophospate (ATP), which is energy currency of cells in most organisms.
Biomaterial
A biomaterial is any matter, surface, or construct that interacts with biological systems. As a science, biomaterials is about fifty years old. The study of biomaterials is called biomaterials scienc...
Biomechanics
Biomechanics is the study of the structure and function of biological systems such as humans, animals, plants, organs, and cellsby means of the methods of mechanics.
The word "biomechanics" (1899)...
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Bionics
Bionics (also known as bionical creativity engineering) is the application of biological methods and systems found in nature to the study and design of engineering systems and modern technology.The wo...
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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...
Biosensor
A biosensor is an analytical device, used for the detection of an analyte, that combines a biological component with a physicochemical detector.
A common example of a commercial biosensor is the ...
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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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Machine learning
Machine learning is a scientific discipline that explores the construction and study of algorithms that can learn from data. Such algorithms operate by building a model from example inputs and using t...
Molecular engineering
Molecular engineering is any means of manufacturing molecules or creating new manufacturing materials using them. It may be used to create, on an extremely small scale, most typically one at a time, n...
Neural network
In machine learning and cognitive science, artificial neural networks (ANNs) are a family of statistical learning algorithms inspired by biological neural networks (the central nervous systems of anim...
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Neural engineering
Neural engineering (also known as neuroengineering) is a discipline within biomedical engineering that uses engineering techniques to understand, repair, replace, enhance, or otherwise exploit the pro...
Stem cell research
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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Animal locomotion
Animal locomotion, in ethology, is any of a variety of movements that results in progression from one place to another. Some modes of locomotion are (initially) self-propelled, e.g. running, swimming,...
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Aquaculture
Aquaculture, also known as aquafarming, is the farming of aquatic organisms such as fish, crustaceans, molluscs and aquatic plants. Aquaculture involves cultivating freshwater and saltwater population...
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Bio-based material
A bio-based material is a material intentionally made from substances derived from living (or once-living) organisms. These materials are sometimes referred to as biomaterials, but this word also has ...