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Biotechnology in the Age of Robots

Biotechnology is transforming the way we heal and augment the human body, fight disease, and manipulate all things biological. This is an exciting age of technological advances in the world of neuroscience and medical technology in general.

We are reporting on what is happening in this field of biotech and the impacts it is having on society.

Latest Biomedical Technology News

Tiny engineered therapeutic delivery system

Tiny engineered therapeutic delivery system

Nanomaterials show promise for treating hemophilia and cardiovascular disorder Inserting genetic material into the body to treat diseases caused by gene mutations can work, scientists say – but getting those materials to the right place safely is tricky. Scientists...

New ‘molecular computers’ find the right cells

New ‘molecular computers’ find the right cells

Scientists have demonstrated a new way to precisely target cells by distinguishing them from neighboring cells that look quite similar. Even cells that become cancerous may differ from their healthy neighbors in only a few subtle ways. A central challenge in the...

New Algorithm detects COVID-19 using CT images

New Algorithm detects COVID-19 using CT images

New Study: Machine Learning Automatically Detects COVID-19 using Chest CTs in a Large Multicenter Cohort This new method discriminates COVID-19 from other types of pneumonia using quantitative patterns from chest computed tomography (CT). The researchers models...

Artificial intelligence yields new antibiotic

Artificial intelligence yields new antibiotic

A deep-learning model identifies a powerful new drug that can kill many species of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Anne Trafton | MIT News Office   Using a machine-learning algorithm, MIT researchers have identified a powerful new antibiotic compound. In...

More Gene Edited Babies?

More Gene Edited Babies?

Few future technologies have caused as much moral debate as the manipulation of the human body - a topic which has been in the public's mind for decades. For a long time genetic editing was a ‘future topic’, but now - with current technological advancements - the...