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New technology that allows doctors to sequence and analyze entire genomes in 50 hours could give doctors an early diagnostic tool, and the extra time to save lives.

Researchers Sequence Whole Baby Genome In 50 Hours

New technology that allows doctors to sequence and analyze entire genomes in 50 hours could give doctors an early diagnostic tool, and the extra time to save lives. Using... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/6/12

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New Software Makes Synthesizing DNA As Easy As ‘Drag and Drop’ With Icons

Just as operating systems create a 'layer of abstraction' between the computer user and data, Genome Compiler will allow users to reprogram DNA data without the need to... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/17/12

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Interview With Complete Genomics CEO Cliff Reid

Singularity Hub's Aaron Saenz interview's Complete Genomics CEO Cliff Reid just weeks before the company is... more

Written By: | Posted: 08/26/12

Prometea became the world's first cloned horse in 2003 and gave birth to her clone, Pegasus, in 2008.

Cloned Horses Given Okay For Olympics – A New Era Of Cloned Competition?

Cloned horses are galloping their way toward the Olympic Games. The organization that presides over international equestrian events has reversed its position on... more

Written By: | Posted: 08/7/12

Synthetic biology today is as easy as selecting a DNA sequence and ordering over the Internet.

Awesome Video Explains Synthetic Biology

A succinct, yet powerful animation titled "Synthetic Biology Explained" shows the incredible potential of this emergent field and how engineering will transform the field... more

Written By: | Posted: 06/12/12

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While Average Lifespans Increase, 114 Remains A Stubborn And Mysterious Upper Bound. Why?

Ray Kurzweil predicts that in the coming decades the term “life expectancy” will become irrelevant. By then medical advances and nanotechnology will be such effective... more

Written By: | Posted: 02/14/12

Yoshiki Sasai's group induced embryonic stem cells to grow into the three-dimensionally complex pituitary.

Latest Victory For Regenerative Medicine: Pituitary Grown From Embryonic Stem Cells

Chalk up another part of the body that can be grown from stem cells – at least in mice. Scientists in Japan have induced mouse embryonic stem cells to form a pituitary... more

Written By: | Posted: 12/16/11

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Electric Sheep: Stunning Visual Creatures Spawned By Thousands Of Computers While They Sleep

“Dr. Chandra, will I dream?” “I don’t know.” If Hal was somehow able to dream after Dr. Chandra shut it down in Arthur C. Clarke’s “2010,” the... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/11/11

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