Can the Human Eye Detect Single Photons?

The answer will shape the way sensors and similar technologies are developed.

August 11, 2017

Scientists Are Close to Creating a Fully Synthetic Genome

They could have a complete genome by the end of the year.

March 12, 2017

Scientists Are Making a Fabric of “Biological Tissues”

"Our longer term goal is to weave human body parts in the lab."

January 25, 2017

New Synthetic Biology Factory Will Design, Build, and Test Custom Organisms

This company could create an organism suited specifically for your needs.

October 18, 2016

The Age of Biotech: Can Bioengineered Rhino Horns Bring An End to Poaching?

Its the poachers who are in need of extinction.

September 23, 2016

Scientists Store and Retrieve Image Files on DNA

This could shrink data centers a million-fold.

April 8, 2016

This Newly Made ‘Synthetic Life’ Is the Simplest Living Organism Ever

The race to harness synthetic life is on.

March 24, 2016

Researchers Create a New Generation of Miniaturized Surgical Tools

The next time you end up taking a trip to the operating room, don’t be surprised if you can barely see the tools being used.

March 18, 2016

New, Low-Cost 3-D Printer Zaps Powder Into Intricate Objects

Bioengineering researchers have modified a laser cutter to create an open-source platform that can print intricate 3-D objects from powdered plastics and biomaterials at lower costs and greater flexibility.

February 25, 2016

Welcome to the Age of CRISPR

CRISPR has overtaken our world. It has infiltrated nearly every field and industry, proving that its use is limited only by our imaginations.

December 9, 2015