China is becoming more aggressive in its intent to fight diseases. This move is part of the government's effort to dominate the global biotechnology industry, and even Chinese corporations are stepping up to the challenge.
New research has presented the feasibility of turning ordinary sewage into biocrude oil. What had previously seemed like science fiction is now very possible with the discovery of the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
Scientists from VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd. has created the first-ever 3D-printed CellPod prototype that could grow and produce local grown food for a healthy meal.
The FDA put a stop to a CAR-T cell therapy trial on leukemia sufferers after the deaths of three patients. Juno Therapeutics, the company behind the clinical trial, says it knows what caused the deaths and wants the trial to proceed with modifications.
Mussels secrete proteins from their feet that allow them to cling to rocks in the face of powerful waves. By mimicking this technique, researchers have created a simple synthetic material that can prime and fuse two surfaces underwater.
Imagine a drone that not only boasts a light and sturdy frame for cameras and other equipment, but also one that can disappear in a matter of hours if it happens to crash. This could be a boon both for military officials and conservationists alike who don't want to leave their mark on the environment.