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Meet the 8 Tech Titans Investing in Synthetic Biology - Forbes
Meet the 8 Tech Titans Investing in Synthetic Biology  Forbes

“DNA is like a computer program but far, far more advanced than any software ever created.” Bill Gates wrote this in 1995, long before synthetic biology – a ...


Boston Tech Investors Awaken to Synthetic Biology With Petri Launch - Forbes
Boston Tech Investors Awaken to Synthetic Biology With Petri Launch  Forbes

Boston-based Petri launches 12-month startup accelerator for early stage entrepreneurs with founders Jamie Goldstein, Tony Kulesa and Brian Baynes.


Millikin Biology Professor receives Love of Learning Award - Millikin University
Millikin Biology Professor receives Love of Learning Award  Millikin University

Phi Kappa Phi grant to support professor's research on the effects of herbicides and reproductive cancers.


Biology: Society needs citizens, policymakers literate in science - The Columbus Dispatch
Biology: Society needs citizens, policymakers literate in science  The Columbus Dispatch

Scientifically literate citizens understand science. They know enough about scientific practices to fulfill their responsibilities as members of our democracy.


Synthetic Biology Is Disrupting Personal Care, Making It More Sustainable — And More Personal - Forbes
Synthetic Biology Is Disrupting Personal Care, Making It More Sustainable — And More Personal  Forbes

Growing consumer awareness around buying choices and their impact on the environment is driving the growth of sustainable personal care products. Synthetic ...


‘Biology Is Not Bigotry’ - National Review
‘Biology Is Not Bigotry’  National Review

Here's an excerpt from the excellent amicus brief submitted on behalf of Ryan T. Anderson in the Title VII SOGI cases:


Scientists find biology's optimal 'molecular alphabet' may be preordained: The amino acids, a fundamental set of life's building blocks, may have been adaptive throughout their evolution, suggesting a possible universal biological language. - Science Daily
Scientists find biology's optimal 'molecular alphabet' may be preordained: The amino acids, a fundamental set of life's building blocks, may have been adaptive throughout their evolution, suggesting a possible universal biological language.  Science Daily

Life uses 20 coded amino acids (CAAs) to construct proteins. This set was likely evolutionarily 'standardized' from smaller sets as organisms discovered how to ...


Evolution Revolution Could Solve Some of the Biggest Mysteries of Ancient Biology - Technology Networks
Evolution Revolution Could Solve Some of the Biggest Mysteries of Ancient Biology  Technology Networks

An evolution revolution has begun after scientists extracted genetic information from a 1.77 million-year-old rhino tooth - the largest genetic data set this old to ...


Decoding Human Biology at Top of Task List for Station Residents - Space Ref
Decoding Human Biology at Top of Task List for Station Residents  Space Ref

Decoding Human Biology at Top of Task List for Station Residents - SpaceRef.


Biology of bat wings may hold lessons for cold-weather work, exercise - Science Daily
Biology of bat wings may hold lessons for cold-weather work, exercise  Science Daily

The muscles in bats' wings are much cooler than the muscles in their core, a new study finds -- and this research could one day enhance our understanding of ...


Mountains hidden in the deep sea are biological hot spots. Will mining ruin them? - Science Magazine
Mountains hidden in the deep sea are biological hot spots. Will mining ruin them?  Science Magazine

Researchers are starting to document the biological and mineral riches of seamounts.


How synthetic biology can help build sustainable cities - GreenBiz
How synthetic biology can help build sustainable cities  GreenBiz

For a more productive, efficient circular economy, an engineering approach to cellular biology could be the key.


Synthetic Biology Has Raised $12.4 Billion. Here Are Five Sectors It Will Soon Disrupt. - Forbes
Synthetic Biology Has Raised $12.4 Billion. Here Are Five Sectors It Will Soon Disrupt.  Forbes

As synthetic biology goes from R&D to real products, the number of companies and funding have grown dramatically. Food, consumer packaged goods, and ...


Replacing chemistry with biology: Solon firm cultivates problem-solving products with worldwide impact - cleveland.com
Replacing chemistry with biology: Solon firm cultivates problem-solving products with worldwide impact  cleveland.com

Locus Fermentation Solutions, of Solon, develops problem-solving products, some with a potential worldwide impact.


WATCH: Little shad are coming down the Delaware, and biologists were there to catch (and release) them - lehighvalleylive.com
WATCH: Little shad are coming down the Delaware, and biologists were there to catch (and release) them  lehighvalleylive.com

The annual "young-of-year" American shad checkup aims to see how the species is doing in the river.


miniPCR bio™ launches BioBits™ system for synthetic biology and STEM education - PRNewswire
miniPCR bio™ launches BioBits™ system for synthetic biology and STEM education  PRNewswire

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, miniPCR bio™ launched BioBits™, an advanced synthetic biology system that can perform ...


WATCH: This Two-Minute Synthetic Biology Video Is A Far-Out Vision Of The Future - Forbes
WATCH: This Two-Minute Synthetic Biology Video Is A Far-Out Vision Of The Future  Forbes

In this conception of bio meets space tech, a SpaceX capsule journeys through the cosmos. The outer shield self-repairs while other parts of the ship convert ...


Probiotics 2.0: Synthetic biology jumps into the human gut - SynBioBeta
Probiotics 2.0: Synthetic biology jumps into the human gut  SynBioBeta

Could synthetic biology be part of a new era in the human gut microbiome, where targeted interventions can cure patients or increase their quality of life?


Trade Deal Or Not, China Is Investing Big In Synthetic Biology - Forbes
Trade Deal Or Not, China Is Investing Big In Synthetic Biology  Forbes

For China, synthetic biology is not just an academic pursuit: it's a tool to achieve its national needs and achieve global technological leadership. Will the US ...


Blood Cell Research Taking Groundbreaking Turns in Biology Lab | Newsroom - UC Merced University News
Blood Cell Research Taking Groundbreaking Turns in Biology Lab | Newsroom  UC Merced University News

Developmental biologist Professor Anna Beaudin and her lab are making breakthrough discoveries in a growing field of research that could lead to exciting ...


Cell biology: Potential drop signals imminent danger - Science Daily
Cell biology: Potential drop signals imminent danger  Science Daily

Misfolded proteins must be promptly eliminated as they can form toxic aggregates in cells. Biologists have studied how this process is triggered in mitochondria ...


Biologist awarded nearly $1.5 million for research on water fleas and flies - IU Newsroom
Biologist awarded nearly $1.5 million for research on water fleas and flies  IU Newsroom

Indiana University biologist Andrew Zelhof has been awarded $1.47 million from the National Science Foundation to advance research on basic biological ...


Could a Drug Cocktail Reverse Biological Aging? - Livescience.com
Could a Drug Cocktail Reverse Biological Aging?  Livescience.com

You can't do anything about your chronological age, but it might be possible to turn back the clock on "biological age," a small new study suggests. The study ...


Meet the monkeyflower, a weed that may hold the key to zebra stripes and other biological mysteries - Science Magazine
Meet the monkeyflower, a weed that may hold the key to zebra stripes and other biological mysteries  Science Magazine

Because of their diversity and other traits, hardy monkeyflowers have become the hot new plant to study.


Breath-based tests could benefit from modeling of the underlying biology - News-Medical.net
Breath-based tests could benefit from modeling of the underlying biology  News-Medical.net

Breath-based tests are gaining in popularity as a non-invasive diagnostic tool for a growing number of medical conditions. Research into improving the ...


'Sculpting Science' exhibit brings biology and art students together - The State Press
'Sculpting Science' exhibit brings biology and art students together  The State Press

ASU community worked to create a micro-science art exhibit, presenting the beauty in our biology.


Biology promotion presentation - NDSU The Spectrum
Biology promotion presentation  NDSU The Spectrum

North Dakota State University's biological sciences department hosted a faculty promotion presentation Sept. 6. The presentation was given by Erin Gillam, ...


Developing a High-Resolution Picture of Disease Biology - UANews
Developing a High-Resolution Picture of Disease Biology  UANews

The development of personalized medicine to treat diseases depends heavily upon a highly detailed level of understanding of biological processes that are ...


Evolution revelation: Experiment reveals alien basic biology COULD begin in deep space - Express.co.uk
Evolution revelation: Experiment reveals alien basic biology COULD begin in deep space  Express.co.uk

LIFE on Earth could have been catalysed by alien organic space dust, scientists have discovered.


Drug safety testing should include tools based on human biology - STAT
Drug safety testing should include tools based on human biology  STAT

Tools for testing drug safety that use approaches based on human biology should be qualified under the FDA's drug development tools program.


Cell biology: Moving faster in a crowd - Science Daily
Cell biology: Moving faster in a crowd  Science Daily

Cell particles move more quickly through a crowded cellular environment when the crowding molecules are non-uniformly distributed.


Unlocking the nanoscale world on standard biology lab equipment - Science Daily
Unlocking the nanoscale world on standard biology lab equipment  Science Daily

Standard optical microscopes can image cells and bacteria but not their nanoscale features which are blurred by a physical effect called diffraction. Now ...


Molecular biologists reveal new insights into tumor progression - Science Daily
Molecular biologists reveal new insights into tumor progression  Science Daily

A research team has identified a new circular RNA (ribonucleic acid) that increases tumor activity in soft tissue and connective tissue tumors. It's a discovery that ...


Biology Textbooks and the “God-Talk” Problem - Discovery Institute
Biology Textbooks and the “God-Talk” Problem  Discovery Institute

Another school year is around the corner. Undergraduate biology students will once again take up their textbooks on a quest to explore the intricacies of life.


Mentorship and scholarship keep summer biology research program strong - MIT News
Mentorship and scholarship keep summer biology research program strong  MIT News

Students thrive in MIT's Summer Research Program with help from successful role models like Squire Booker and philanthropy from those like Michael Gould ...


Has a small trial stumbled upon a way to reverse biological aging? - Medical News Today
Has a small trial stumbled upon a way to reverse biological aging?  Medical News Today

A small clinical trial has found that an experimental treatment meant to reverse the aging of a key player in the immune system achieved a lot more.


What is 'blobology' and how is it transforming biology? - BBC News
What is 'blobology' and how is it transforming biology?  BBC News

Spectacular images from a new microscope spark a "revolution" in biology.


The ingredient driving beauty industry innovation? Biology. - SynBioBeta
The ingredient driving beauty industry innovation? Biology.  SynBioBeta

For Geltor, the intersections of disciplines including synthetic biology, fermentation, and computational biology in our production platform have brought forth ...


Meet The Synthetic Biology Company Engineering Your Immune System - Forbes
Meet The Synthetic Biology Company Engineering Your Immune System  Forbes

It's taken 30 years of biotech, but synthetic biology can now engineer antibodies faster than your body can, enabling cures for anything from snakebites to a ...


How Biology Inspires Future Technology | At the Smithsonian - Smithsonian.com
How Biology Inspires Future Technology | At the Smithsonian  Smithsonian.com

Bioengineers at Harvard's Wyss Institute showcase their ingenious medical, industrial and environmental designs at the Cooper Hewitt.


Hans Christian Gram: The biologist who helped investigate bacteria - New Scientist News
Hans Christian Gram: The biologist who helped investigate bacteria  New Scientist News

Biologist Hans Christian Gram devised one of the most important staining techniques used in microbiology to identify bacteria under a microscope.


Why one biologist chases hurricanes to study spider evolution - Science News
Why one biologist chases hurricanes to study spider evolution  Science News

Don't just sit there. If you really want to bring scientific rigor to studying evolution and spider aggression, drive into a hurricane. That's the notion that turned ...


Amino Acids: 1 In A Billion Or Was Biology's Optimal 'Molecular Alphabet' Preordained? - Science 2.0
Amino Acids: 1 In A Billion Or Was Biology's Optimal 'Molecular Alphabet' Preordained?  Science 2.0

One of biology's most fundamental sets of building blocks may have special properties that helped bootstrap itself into its modern form - or it may be "cui bono?


Strain improvement via computer modelling: an interview with AdvanceSyn | PLOS Synthetic Biology Community - PLoS Blogs
Strain improvement via computer modelling: an interview with AdvanceSyn | PLOS Synthetic Biology Community  PLoS Blogs

As biology moves towards automation and industrial applications, modelling starts taking an essential role in guiding experiments. AdvanceSyn is a startup from.


Dr. Peggy Goodell named chair of cell biology - Baylor College of Medicine News
Dr. Peggy Goodell named chair of cell biology  Baylor College of Medicine News

Dr. Margaret “Peggy” Goodell has been named chair of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Baylor College of Medicine by the College's Board ...


How microtubules branch in new directions, a first look in animals: Biologists say visualization of an essential mitotic pathway in living animal cells is a first - Science Daily
How microtubules branch in new directions, a first look in animals: Biologists say visualization of an essential mitotic pathway in living animal cells is a first  Science Daily

Cell biologists say they have, for the first time, directly observed and recorded in animal cells a pathway called branching microtubule nucleation, a mechanism ...


Into the abyss with deep sea biologist Diva Amon - Mongabay.com
Into the abyss with deep sea biologist Diva Amon  Mongabay.com

Dr. Diva Amon was raised on the shores of the Caribbean Sea and has become an expert on what lies deep below its surface, where light refuses to go.


What's That Major? Marine Biology - DIG Magazine
What's That Major? Marine Biology  DIG Magazine

In this video, we'll explore the Marine Biology major and visit our campus's very own Shark Lab!


First hint that body's 'biological age' can be reversed - Nature.com
First hint that body's 'biological age' can be reversed  Nature.com

In a small trial, a cocktail of drugs seemed to rejuvenate the body's 'epigenetic clock'.


How One Entomologist Looks to Fossil Ants to Answer Big Biology Questions - Entomology Today
How One Entomologist Looks to Fossil Ants to Answer Big Biology Questions  Entomology Today

Meet Phillip Barden, Ph.D., asst. professor of biology at New Jersey Institute of Technology and subject of our next "Standout Early Career Professionals" post.


Ursuline students welcome cutting-edge tech to biology classroom - WKBN.com
Ursuline students welcome cutting-edge tech to biology classroom  WKBN.com

Ursuline High School in Youngstown is taking their biology classes to the next level with a virtual dissection table in one of their classrooms.


Harvard study: Artificial neural networks could be used to provide insight into biological systems - Harvard Gazette
Harvard study: Artificial neural networks could be used to provide insight into biological systems  Harvard Gazette

Martin Haesemeyer set out to build an artificial neural network that worked differently than fish's brains, but what he got was a system that almost perfectly ...


HSSU biology student lands “dream job” at Tyson Research Center after internship - Suburban Journals
HSSU biology student lands “dream job” at Tyson Research Center after internship  Suburban Journals

Matriculating biology student Lois Morrow was one of a few fellows on Team Mosquito at the Tyson Research Center, operated by Washington University in St.


This Food Waste Busting Tech Uses Synthetic Biology To Test For Spoiled Milk - Forbes
This Food Waste Busting Tech Uses Synthetic Biology To Test For Spoiled Milk  Forbes

A team of nineteen college students from the University of Michigan is working on a new way to bust food waste: a paper strip test that, with just a few drops of ...


Kentucky Biology Teacher Allegedly Raped Boy Multiple Times Over Summer Break - PEOPLE.com
Kentucky Biology Teacher Allegedly Raped Boy Multiple Times Over Summer Break  PEOPLE.com

Kendall Burk, 23, has been fired from her job as a biology teacher at Grant County High School.


Biologists Brace For Marine Heat ‘Blob’ Threatening Wildlife In Pacific Waters - CBS San Francisco
Biologists Brace For Marine Heat ‘Blob’ Threatening Wildlife In Pacific Waters  CBS San Francisco

(KPIX 5) — Scientists say a marine heat wave is just off shore in the cool blue waters of the Pacific. It mimics a similar phenomenon from four years ago that ...


Blue Devil of the Week: Biology's Spreadsheet Superstar - Duke Today
Blue Devil of the Week: Biology's Spreadsheet Superstar  Duke Today

Anne Lacey connects students with financial support and organizes volunteering for the graduate program. Anne Lacey helps Duke Biology graduate students ...


UM symposium: Protein engineering and biological design - University of Michigan News
UM symposium: Protein engineering and biological design  University of Michigan News

EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT. DATE: 8:45 a.m.-4:15 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. EVENT: Saltiel Life Sciences Symposium: “Protein Engineering and ...


Cocktail Of Drugs Gives First Hope That ‘Biological Age’ Can Be Reversed - Forbes
Cocktail Of Drugs Gives First Hope That ‘Biological Age’ Can Be Reversed  Forbes

Scientists at Intervene Immune and Stanford Medical Center say they have proven that “epigenetic aging can be reversed in humans.” young and old face before ...


Massive Study Finds No Single Genetic Cause of Same-Sex Sexual Behavior - Scientific American
Massive Study Finds No Single Genetic Cause of Same-Sex Sexual Behavior  Scientific American

Few aspects of human biology are as complex—or politically fraught—as sexual orientation. A clear genetic link would suggest that gay people are “born this ...


Marine Biology alumna casts her net wide for career success - UNSW Newsroom
Marine Biology alumna casts her net wide for career success  UNSW Newsroom

Young environmental scientist Tashya Miranda is applying her marine biology skills and knowledge to improving Sydney's water. Tashya Miranda at work taking ...


Study accidentally reveals biological aging may be reversible - New York Post
Study accidentally reveals biological aging may be reversible  New York Post

A new study shows that scientists might be able to not only slow the process of aging but actually reverse it, Benjamin Button-style. Volunteers in a California ...


10x Genomics Files for $100M IPO, Envisioning a "Century of Biology" - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
10x Genomics Files for $100M IPO, Envisioning a "Century of Biology"  Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

10x Genomics, a developer of integrated solutions including instruments, consumables and software for analyzing biological systems at previously inaccessible ...


ASU develops world's first adaptive-learning biology degree - Arizona State University
ASU develops world's first adaptive-learning biology degree  Arizona State University

If you sit in a typical lecture hall at any university, you'll likely see some students distracted by their phones, or worse, napping or tuned out. Now, ASU is doing a ...


Synthetic biologists extend functional life of cancer fighting circuitry in microbes - Phys.org
Synthetic biologists extend functional life of cancer fighting circuitry in microbes  Phys.org

Bioengineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a method to significantly extend the life of gene circuits used to instruct microbes to do ...


Fatty foods help our bodies absorb CBD, because biology is beautiful - The Takeout
Fatty foods help our bodies absorb CBD, because biology is beautiful  The Takeout

Today in Things-That-Validate-My-Poor-Decisions News: turns out that when I smoke weed and decide to eat a whole block of cheddar like a candy bar, I'm ...


Molecular basis and biological function of variability in spatial genome organization - Science Magazine
Molecular basis and biological function of variability in spatial genome organization  Science Magazine

How the genome is organized in the three-dimensional space of the cell nucleus influences the activity of gene expression. Finn and Misteli review features of ...


Poplarville scores top in the state in biology assessment - Picayune Item - Picayune Item
Poplarville scores top in the state in biology assessment - Picayune Item  Picayune Item

The Poplarville School District was ranked top in the state by the Mississippi Department of Education for Biology I 2018 to 2019 test scores. Throughout the ...


Invasion of the Japanese stiltgrass: WVU biologist targets plant that wreaks havoc - Phys.Org
Invasion of the Japanese stiltgrass: WVU biologist targets plant that wreaks havoc  Phys.Org

To the casual observer, Japanese stiltgrass appears as a harmless, leafy green plant that blends into the majestic scenery of your weekend hike through the ...


Discovering biological mechanisms enabling pianists to achieve skillful fingering: Identifying factors linking to individual differences in skills - Science Daily
Discovering biological mechanisms enabling pianists to achieve skillful fingering: Identifying factors linking to individual differences in skills  Science Daily

Researchers discovered a sensorimotor function integration mechanism that enables the skillful fingering of pianists. The group developed a system to produce ...


Harvard biologist discusses the environmental impact of the Amazon fires - Harvard Gazette
Harvard biologist discusses the environmental impact of the Amazon fires  Harvard Gazette

Harvard biologist and longtime Amazon rainforest researcher Brian Farrell discusses how the forest fires raging in Brazil are threatening the planet's climate, and ...


California boat fire: Missing biologist had 'a love for marine life' - Los Angeles Times
California boat fire: Missing biologist had 'a love for marine life'  Los Angeles Times

Kristy Finstad first swam the waters of California's Channel Islands as a toddler, tucked under her father's arm. The 41-year-old marine biologist had since ...


Harvard's Wyss Institute Explores Biology's Influence on Design and Tech at the Cooper Hewitt - Core77.com
Harvard's Wyss Institute Explores Biology's Influence on Design and Tech at the Cooper Hewitt  Core77.com

How can biologically-inspired design be used to engineer a better world?


Fast + florid = free - Cosmos
Fast + florid = free  Cosmos

Study finds speed is as important as external patterning when it comes to avoiding predators. Ian Connellan reports.


IU biologist to lead $2 million research effort under new grant - IU Newsroom
IU biologist to lead $2 million research effort under new grant  IU Newsroom

Indiana University biologist Armin Moczek will lead a $2 million research effort to understand how organisms play an active role in directing their own ...


Off The Cuff: Keith Tarvin, Professor of Biology - The Oberlin Review
Off The Cuff: Keith Tarvin, Professor of Biology  The Oberlin Review

Professor of Biology Keith Tarvin published a study last Wednesday which has been covered by major news outlets such as CNN, The New York Times, and ...


SAU welcomes Dr. Abigail D’Ambrosia to Biology Department - SAU
SAU welcomes Dr. Abigail D’Ambrosia to Biology Department  SAU

The Department of Biology at Southern Arkansas University is pleased to welcome Dr. Abigail D'Ambrosia, a paleoecologist and paleoclimatologist…


New method for imaging biological molecules - Phys.org
New method for imaging biological molecules  Phys.org

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, together with colleagues from Aalto University in Finland, have developed a new method for creating images of ...


Biology graduate student receives three awards for outstanding presentation - Penn State News
Biology graduate student receives three awards for outstanding presentation  Penn State News

Biology graduate student Hannah Reich has been honored with three awards for a presentation she gave at three scientific conferences during summer 2019.


US biologists eye unusual deaths of Alaska ice seals - The Associated Press
US biologists eye unusual deaths of Alaska ice seals  The Associated Press

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Seals that rely on sea ice off Alaska's northwest coast have been dying at uncommon rates, and federal marine mammal ...


Elon Musk: Humanity Is a Kind of 'Biological Boot Loader' for AI - WIRED
Elon Musk: Humanity Is a Kind of 'Biological Boot Loader' for AI  WIRED

AI is outpacing our ability to understand it, says the Tesla CEO. It will open a new chapter for society, replies the Alibaba cofounder.


TCNJ Biology Professor Awarded National Science Foundation Grant to Study Plant Evolution - The College of New Jersey News
TCNJ Biology Professor Awarded National Science Foundation Grant to Study Plant Evolution  The College of New Jersey News

Dr. Wendy Clement, Associate Professor of Biology, has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support her research program ...


Biological 'rosetta stone' brings scientists closer to deciphering how the body is built - Science Daily
Biological 'rosetta stone' brings scientists closer to deciphering how the body is built  Science Daily

Every animal contains in their genome pieces of DNA called Hox genes. Architects of the body, these genes are keepers of the body's blueprints. Scientists have ...


Placental Sex Differences: Q&A with Amy Inkster - On Biology - BMC Blogs Network
Placental Sex Differences: Q&A with Amy Inkster - On Biology  BMC Blogs Network

At the May meeting of the Organization for the Study of Sex Differences (OSSD), Dr Amy Inkster's poster titled “Sex-specific patterns of autosomal DNA ...


CRISPR cuts turn gels into biological watchdogs - Nature.com
CRISPR cuts turn gels into biological watchdogs  Nature.com

Wunderkind gene-editing tool used to trigger smart materials that can deliver drugs and sense biological signals.


Addiction, Compulsion, and Cravings-The Biology of the Pursuit of Happiness - Leader-Telegram
Addiction, Compulsion, and Cravings-The Biology of the Pursuit of Happiness  Leader-Telegram

What do substance abuse, love, pathological gambling, obsessive shopping, and Internet addiction have in common? This program will explore the biological ...


Tarleton biology professor awarded grant to study crawfish frog - The Flash Today
Tarleton biology professor awarded grant to study crawfish frog  The Flash Today

STEPHENVILLE (September 12, 2019) — Tarleton biology professor Russell Pfau has been awarded a $100,000 grant to study a potentially threatened species ...


SynBioBeta Podcast: How to Spot a Synthetic Biology Unicorn - with Ali Tamaseb of DCVC - SynBioBeta
SynBioBeta Podcast: How to Spot a Synthetic Biology Unicorn - with Ali Tamaseb of DCVC  SynBioBeta

Today John Cumbers talks with Ali Tamaseb, an investor at the venture firm DCVC. John will be talking to Ali about his technical strategy for finding ...


Georgia State Researchers Explore Biological Processes That Reduce Fat - Georgia State University News
Georgia State Researchers Explore Biological Processes That Reduce Fat  Georgia State University News

A study by Georgia State biology researchers could lead to new therapies for obesity by focusing on process that convert white fat into brown fat.


From bioerror to bioterror - should we worry about synthetic biology? (Part 1) - ABC News
From bioerror to bioterror - should we worry about synthetic biology? (Part 1)  ABC News

Scientists can now 'engineer' biological organisms never before found in Nature. What if they make a mistake, and a synthetic virus escapes the lab? Or a rogue ...


Georgia State biology chair removed minutes before meeting - The Signal
Georgia State biology chair removed minutes before meeting  The Signal

“No one in our department had any idea this was coming,” Matthew Grober, director of undergraduate studies at the department of biology, said. According to ...


Two new species of electric eel come as a shock to biologists - New Scientist News
Two new species of electric eel come as a shock to biologists  New Scientist News

It was thought that there was only one species of electric eel but a new survey finds there are three, and one has set a new record for its electric discharge.


A lesson about dedication from a high school biology teacher in Lakewood - FOX 31 Denver
A lesson about dedication from a high school biology teacher in Lakewood  FOX 31 Denver

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — A biology teacher from Lakewood is teaching her students more than just science this year. They're also learning a lesson about ...


Remembering Kristy Finstad: Diver, Marine Biologist And Santa Cruz Local - 90.3 KAZU
Remembering Kristy Finstad: Diver, Marine Biologist And Santa Cruz Local  90.3 KAZU

It's been just over a week since the devastating dive boat fire off the coast of southern California that left 34 people dead. Onboard were scientists,


Biologists Suspect Mine Waste In Clark Fork Fish Kill - MTPR
Biologists Suspect Mine Waste In Clark Fork Fish Kill  MTPR

Montana wildlife officials are investigating what's being described as a "significant" fish kill along the banks of the Upper Clark Fork River. Montana.


New Jersey parents sue fertility clinic after mix-up results in daughter having different biological father... - Fox News
New Jersey parents sue fertility clinic after mix-up results in daughter having different biological father...  Fox News

A New Jersey couple is suing a fertility clinic after claiming that their daughter, who began to develop “Asian features” shortly after birth, was accidentally ...


Scientists Identify Rare Evolutionary Intermediates to Understand the Origin of Eukaryotes - Nature World News
Scientists Identify Rare Evolutionary Intermediates to Understand the Origin of Eukaryotes  Nature World News

A new study by Yale scientists provides a key insight into a milestone event in the early evolution of life on Earth - the origin of the cell nucleus and complex cells ...


EU biological data unit moves into Kao campus, London - DatacenterDynamics
EU biological data unit moves into Kao campus, London  DatacenterDynamics

The European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) has signed up for 1.5MW of data center capacity at Kao Data, the science-focused campus being built in North ...


How 'alien genetics' would change our understanding of life, biology and evolution - Genetic Literacy Project
How 'alien genetics' would change our understanding of life, biology and evolution  Genetic Literacy Project

While we await our first contact with alien life, scientists investigate possible scenarios for extraterrestrial biology.


Award winning scientist, professor of biology Adriana Briscoe reveals hidden world of butterflies - The Inland Empire Community
Award winning scientist, professor of biology Adriana Briscoe reveals hidden world of butterflies  The Inland Empire Community

You won an award once for distinguished research. What makes your research or instruction distinguished? I am fascinated by the sensory world of animals,