Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN)
Enabling Scientific Discovery and Healthcare with Biobanks | November 3, 2020
Expanding the CRISPR Toolbox | March 1, 2020
June Lab Delivers CRISPR Safety Message in Cancer Clinical Trial | February 6, 2020
How to Use CRISPR for Site-Specific Epigenetic Editing in the Nervous System | November 13, 2019
Needles and Pills: Rani Therapeutics Is Making Encapsulated Oral Biologics | September 7, 2021
Shooting the Messenger: Locanabio Writes a New Script for RNA Diseases | January 7, 2021
Alexa, Make Me a Protein: Denovium’s AI Reimagines De Novo Proteins | December 22, 2021
X and Y: Synthorx Expands the Genetic Code to Create Optimized Biologics | November 19, 2020
Can Encodia Become the Illumina of Proteomics? | November 5, 2020
How To Synthesize Stable Lifeforms For The Long Run | September 05, 2019
Is Sexual Orientation Encoded In Our DNA? | August 29, 2019
Shooting for Longevity and the Stars | October 14, 2021
Cultivate Your Growth Mindset to Thrive Through Crisis | May 20, 2020
How to Be Optimistic and Realistic During the COVID-19 Pandemic | April 24, 2020
Focusing the Public Sector in a Telework World | March 24, 2020
Why NAD+ Declines With Age | October 22, 2021
Telomere Length and Aging | October 4, 2021
What’s the Difference Between Aging and Longevity? | September 14, 2021
How Do I Find Out My Biological Age? | September 8, 2021
Can Organ Transplantation Help You Live Forever? | May 12, 2021
Mindfulness meditation mends mild cognitive impairment | November 27, 2019
This is your brain on Black Friday | November 26, 2019
The race to stop cat allergies | October 29, 2019
AI learns to solve Rubik’s Cube without human help | October 29, 2019
Smartphones and Fitbits can spot loneliness in its tracks | October 2, 2019
Human sexes use their whole genomes distinctively | August 28, 2019
Athletes make performance enhancing gut microbes | August 13, 2019
Brain stimulation revives working memory in older adults | July 18, 2019
Becoming plastic people: a survey on microplastics consumption | July 18, 2019
Spores squash malaria mosquitos with spider venom | June 13, 2019
Sounding out ear infections with smartphones and paper | May 28, 2019
How to artificially implant a memory, ‘Inception’-style | May 20, 2019
The brain’s unique ‘drain system’ could flush Alzheimer’s | May 13, 2019
A New Way to Detect Parkinson’s—by Smell | April 10, 2019
The One Change That Boosts a High School’s Academic Performance | February 12, 2019
A New Connection between the Gut and the Brain | December 5, 2018
How Exercise Might “Clean” the Alzheimer’s Brain | October 16, 2018
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