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Houseplants Could One Day Monitor Home Health: Study

HOUSEPLANTS COULD ONE DAY MONITOR HOME HEALTH: STUDY

Synthetic biology is a valuable tool for agricultural production, allowing farmers to grow plants designed to resist drought or certain...

Deadly rat poison from synthetic marijuana found in US blood banks, FDA warns 

DEADLY RAT POISON FROM SYNTHETIC MARIJUANA FOUND IN US BLOOD BANKS, FDA WARNS 

Synthetic marijuana is sometimes contaminated with brodifacoum, a poison that stops blood from clotting. The FDA has found the potentially...

 
 
 
New Way to Non-invasively Control the Brain Discovered

NEW WAY TO NON-INVASIVELY CONTROL THE BRAIN DISCOVERED

By combining ultrasound, gene therapy, and synthetic drugs, researchers have figured out a way to noninvasively control the brain.

Scientists create artificial ovary giving hope to infertile women

SCIENTISTS CREATE ARTIFICIAL OVARY GIVING HOPE TO INFERTILE WOMEN

A synthetic organ - made out of the woman's own tissue - could be transplanted into a female left infertile due to medical treatment....

 
 
 

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY AND METABOLIC ENGINEERING IN MICROALGAE TOWARDS BIOFUEL PRODUCTION

In the wake of the uprising global energy crisis, microalgae have emerged as an alternate feedstock for biofuel production. In addition,...

DNA-Based Design Makes Way for Lighter, Thinner Device Displays

DNA-BASED DESIGN MAKES WAY FOR LIGHTER, THINNER DEVICE DISPLAYS

Synthetic DNA could be the answer to lighter, thinner electronic displays. Researchers at Northwestern University developed new design...

 
 
 

REWIRING PLANT DEFENCE GENES TO REDUCE CROP WASTE

Plants can be genetically rewired to resist the devastating effects of disease-significantly reducing crop waste worldwide-according...

 
 
 
Faster, Cheaper, Better: A New Way to Synthesize DNA

FASTER, CHEAPER, BETTER: A NEW WAY TO SYNTHESIZE DNA

Sebastian Palluk and Daniel Arlow of the Joint BioEnergy Institute have pioneered a new way to synthesize DNA sequences. In the rapidly...

The Cannabis Spice or K2 may Result in Stroke Among Young Users

THE CANNABIS SPICE OR K2 MAY RESULT IN STROKE AMONG YOUNG USERS

Synthetic cannabis use may boost stroke risk in young users, according to a new study. It is also linked to anxiety, psychotic episodes,...

 
 
 
Synthetic Bacteria Drive New Ingestible Gut Sensor

SYNTHETIC BACTERIA DRIVE NEW INGESTIBLE GUT SENSOR

An ingestible capsule pairs bacteria with electronics to monitor blood in the GI tract

The “New” MAC 224 Synthetic Tapered Blending Brush

THE “NEW” MAC 224 SYNTHETIC TAPERED BLENDING BRUSH

Hey, can I borrow your hot tub/DeLorean time machine for an hour? Pretty please? I need to get back to 2017 or, really, any time before...

 
 
 

TRANSFORM-MINER: TRANSFORMING MOLECULES IN ENZYME REACTIONS

AbstractMotivationOne goal of synthetic biology is to make new enzymes to generate new products, but identifying the starting enzymes...

Atherosclerosis May be Reversed by a Single Nanofibre Shot

ATHEROSCLEROSIS MAY BE REVERSED BY A SINGLE NANOFIBRE SHOT

Atherosclerosis could one day be treated with a single shot of synthetically designed nanofibres that help break up as well as reverse...

 
 
 
Daughters of women who took DES miscarriage pill have high cancer risk

DAUGHTERS OF WOMEN WHO TOOK DES MISCARRIAGE PILL HAVE HIGH CANCER RISK

DES, a synthetic estrogen diethylstilbestrol, was popular among mothers-to-be between 1938 and 1971 as it was promoted as a way to...

New Protein Mimic Developed to Help Injured Lungs Breathe

NEW PROTEIN MIMIC DEVELOPED TO HELP INJURED LUNGS BREATHE

A new protein mimic that could help injured lungs breathe was proved successful in mice study. This synthetic product could pave the...

 
 
 
The Hard-to-Trace Ingredient Behind Skyrocketing Cocaine Deaths

THE HARD-TO-TRACE INGREDIENT BEHIND SKYROCKETING COCAINE DEATHS

In the United States, more people are dying because of synthetic drugs like fentanyl than because of heroin or prescribed painkillers....

Tyson Food's investment arm backs another lab-grown meat manufacturer

TYSON FOOD'S INVESTMENT ARM BACKS ANOTHER LAB-GROWN MEAT MANUFACTURER

The venture investment arm of massive meat manufacturer Tyson Foods is continuing its push into potential alternative methods of poultry...

 
 
 
Fentanyl: What You Should Know

FENTANYL: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

Illegal versions of fentanyl were largely responsible for the tripling of overdose deaths from synthetic opioids in just 2 years -...

Startup developing semi-synthetic protein therapies raises $63M to tame IL-2

STARTUP DEVELOPING SEMI-SYNTHETIC PROTEIN THERAPIES RAISES $63M TO TAME IL-2

Interleukin-2 has been plagued by low responses and scary side effects but Synthorx is adding synthetic amino acids and a polymer to...