April 14, 2014

Gene Editing Technology

What Is Gene Editing? People sometimes express concerns over gene therapy, which is genetic engineering for therapeutic purposes, but what they are really concerned about is gene editing. Genetic engineering is a relatively straightforward procedure in the laboratory, and is … Read More

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August 29, 2013

Stem Cell Hamburgers

Reporters watched as Hanni Ruetzler, a food researcher from the Future Food Studio, and food author, Josh Schonwald tasted a hamburger patty that had been cooked by Chef Richard McGeown . . . and synthesized in a lab. The hamburger … Read More

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August 22, 2013

Molecular Robots

Two weeks ago Nanotechnology News reported on a Nature research article in which scientists used molecular robots to attack specific cells. Though still in its early phases, such technology may carry the potential for targeted treatment of maladies, like cancer … Read More

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