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Lab-Grown 'Perfect' Human Blood Vessels Are a Thing Now
Gizmodo.com

An international team of scientists claim to have pulled off a first: Three-dimensional replicas of human blood vessels that are grown in a petri dish. The trippy accomplishment, detailed in a new paper out Wednesday in Nature, will hopefully let us better un… more…

On GMO safety, the fiercest opponents understand the least
Ars Technica

And those who know the least are often very confident they know a lot. more…

6 Morning Health Hacks to Boost Productivity and Keep You Energized All Day
Entrepreneur.com

Take a cold shower and drink a smoothie but leave your phone alone. more…

The hidden secrets of insect poop
The Next Web

Insect defecation may not seem like one of the pressing scientific inquiries of our time, but in fact the faeces of these wee creatures serves an extraordinary variety of functions in bug and human life. Unlike most animals, many insect species actually use t… more…

Microbes Might Be the Key to a Mars Mission
Scientificamerican.com

Engineered yeast could turn waste into food, plastics and other essentials -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com more…

Microbes Might Be Key to a Mars Mission
Scientificamerican.com

Engineered yeast could turn waste into food, plastics and other essentials -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com more…

Human Gene Editing: Great Power, Great Responsibility
Scientificamerican.com

Modifying the human germline has profound implications and must be approached with extraordinary care -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com more…

Here’s your guide to the upcoming biotechnology takeover wave
Marketwatch.com

Big Pharma will keep pouncing, as biotech companies’ values have fallen. more…

Want To Build A Global Brand From Africa? Here's How.
Forbes.com

Programs, such as SheTrades in the Commonwealth, bring together successful entrepreneurs and those who hope to follow in their footsteps to learn how more African brands can reach export markets. more…

Potential biotech and health applications with new knowledge on bacteria and viruses
Sciencedaily.com

New research to better understand how bacteria and their viruses interact and evolve will enable future studies to exploit the use of bacteria and their viruses for potential biotechnology and health applications. more…

Scientists grow perfect human blood vessels in a petri dish
Sciencedaily.com

Scientists have managed to grow perfect human blood vessels as organoids in a petri dish for the first time. The breakthrough engineering technology dramatically advances research of vascular diseases like diabetes, identifying a key pathway to potentially pr… more…

How our cellular antennas are formed
Sciencedaily.com

Most of our cells contain an immobile primary cilium. The 'skeleton' of the cilium consists of microtubule doublets, which are 'pairs' of proteins essential for their formation and function. Scientists have developed an in vitro system capable of forming micr… more…

Highly mutated cancers respond better to immune therapy
Nature.com

The complex tests that gauge mutation levels will pose a challenge in the clinic. more…

Highly mutated cancers respond better to immune therapy
Nature.com

The complex tests that gauge mutation levels will pose a challenge in the clinic. more…

Don't Miss: Writing Deus Ex: Mankind Divided to 'hold a mirror up to the world'
Gamasutra.com

Eidos Montreal's Mary DeMarle chats about art and business of writing Deus Ex: Mankind Divided , a game about conspiracy theories, terrorism and fear released this week into a world awash in the same. more…

POLITICO Playbook PM: Republicans lunch with Trump, as Dems dash
Politico

And President Donald Trump's attorney general nominee breaks with him over Robert Mueller's probe. more…

Signs of life in India from 2.5 billion yrs ago
The Times of India

A team of researchers from IIT Kharagpur has found evidence of life in India dating back at least 2.5 billion years — to the beginning of a time known to scientists as the Great Oxidation Event, which marked the entry of oxygen in Earth’s atmosphere, making l… more…

robots are taking over this former campus building at delft university of technology
Designboom.com

the newly completed robohouse project marks a big interior upgrade for the historical building which forms part of robovalley, the robotics center at the TU delft campus. The post robots are taking over this former campus building at delft university of techn… more…

Can genetic engineering save disappearing forests?
Phys.org

Compared to gene-edited babies in China and ambitious projects to rescue woolly mammoths from extinction, biotech trees might sound pretty tame. more…

Why haven't cancer cells undergone genetic meltdowns?
Phys.org

Cancer first develops as a single cell going rogue, with mutations that trigger aggressive growth at all costs to the health of the organism. But if cancer cells were accumulating harmful mutations faster than they could be purged, wouldn't the population eve… more…

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