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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.

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Move over CRISPR, the retrons are coming

Move over CRISPR, the retrons are coming

New gene editing technique enables millions of genetic experiments to be performed simultaneously By Lindsay Brownell (BOSTON) — While the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing system has become the poster child for innovation in synthetic biology, it has some major limitations....

Scientists Create the Next Generation of Living Robots

Scientists Create the Next Generation of Living Robots

Last year, a team of biologists and computer scientists from Tufts University and the University of Vermont (UVM) created novel, tiny self-healing biological machines from frog cells called “Xenobots” that could move around, push a payload, and even exhibit collective...

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...