Biological engineering
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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Cancer Cells Engineered to Fight Their Own Kind
Scientists Engineer Cancer Cells to Fight their Own Kind.
How Medicinal Drugs Are Made
It takes up to 15 years to develop a single therapeutic drug!
The first synthetic embryo has been born
The first synthetic embryo has been born without a sperm or egg.
Scientists Have 3D Printed a Human Cornea For the First Time
Scientists Have 3D Printed a Human Cornea For the First Time.
Will spiders and goats make us bulletproof?...
Will spiders and goats make us bulletproof? #discoveryasia #dcode (via Discovery Channel Southeast Asia)
This bionic lens implant could make your vision three times better than 20/20 | Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building
Wearing corrective eye glasses could soon be a thing of the past. The Ocumetics Bionic Lens, invented by Dr. Garth Webb of Ocumetics Technology Corp, claims to be a painless implant that could…
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...
Survival secret of 'Earth's hardiest animal' revealed
A gene from an almost indestructible microscopic creature could provide "radiation shield" for human cells, scientists find.
Cloning Does Not Lead To Early Aging — Relatives Of Dolly Doing Well
Using relatives of Dolly the Sheep, scientists have found that cloned animals do not age faster than their non-cloned peers.
107 Nobel laureates Sign Letter Blasting Greenpeace Over GMOs
It's the latest sign of a rift between the scientific establishment and anti-GMO activists. More than 100 Nobel laureates have signed a letter urging Greenpeace to end its opposition to genetically mo...
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.
A neural implant stays in the long term on the spinal cord to restore walking
EPFL researcher's neural implant can make paralyzed rats walk again. Soft and stretchable, it is the first of its kind that can be implanted directly on the spinal chord.
Creation Of Minimal Cell With Just The Genes Needed For Independent Life
Researchers have designed and synthesized a minimal bacterial genome, containing only the genes necessary for life, and consisting of just 473 genes.
Biomedical engineering
Biomedical engineering (BME) is the application of engineering principles and design concepts to medicine and biology for healthcare purposes (e.g. diagnostic or therapeutic). This field seeks to clos...
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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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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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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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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...
Synthetic biology
Synthetic biology is an interdisciplinary branch of biology, combining disciplines such as biotechnology, evolutionary biology, molecular biology, systems biology and biophysics, and is in many ways r...
Tissue engineering
Tissue engineering is the use of a combination of cells, engineering and materials methods, and suitable biochemical and physicochemical factors to improve or replace biological functions. While it wa...
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Artificial pancreas
The artificial pancreas is a technology in development to help people with diabetes automatically control their blood glucose level by providing the substitute endocrine functionality of a healthy pan...
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Bioartificial liver device
A bioartificial liver device (BAL) is an artificial extracorporeal supportive device for an individual who is suffering from acute liver failure.
The purpose of BAL-type devices, currently, is not...
Biocompatible material
In surgery, a biocompatible material (sometimes shortened to biomaterial) is a synthetic or natural material used to replace part of a living system or to function in intimate contact with living tiss...
Gene targeting
Gene targeting (also, replacement strategy based on homologous recombination) is a genetic technique that uses homologous recombination to change an endogenous gene. The method can be used to delete a...
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Nerve guidance conduit
A nerve guidance conduit (also referred to as an artificial nerve conduit or artificial nerve graft, as opposed to an autograft) is an artificial means of guiding axonal regrowth to facilitate nerve r...
Neural tissue engineering
Neural tissue engineering is a specific sub-field of tissue engineering. Neural tissue engineering is primarily a search for strategies to eliminate inflammation and fibrosis upon implantation of fore...
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