Modifiable proteins used for targeted cancer chemotherapy

In New York, researchers are using modifiable proteins for targeted cancer chemotherapy to try and keep healthy nearby cells healthy while killing cancer cells....

Pee powered cell phones – microbes and urine provide power at music festival

In the United Kingdom, pee powered electricity was a success at the recent Glastonbury music festival where toilets using microbial fuel cells and live...

First genetically modified animal in the world now on sale in Canada

In Canada, genetically modified salmon made to grow larger but not eat as much food as other salmon are now on sale. Even though...

A2 Milk hopes genetics help souring milk sales

In New Zealand, A2 Milk Co. is using genetics to fix souring milk sales by only using genetically tested cows that produce the A2...

NIH awards $18.9M for genome sequencing research in clinical care

In Washington D.C., the National Institutes of Health is giving $18.9 million for researchers that will help speed up genome sequencing in clinical care....

Methane munching microbes in Antarctica

In Antarctica, microbes deep under Antarctica’s icy surface are fighting global warming in their own way, one munch at a time. The microbes are...

Researchers make U.S. history with first human gene editing

In Oregon, researchers at the Oregon Health and Science University have made history by being the first ones to create genetically modified human embryos...

Microbe match made in heaven – Love the skin you’re in and your partner’s...

In Canada, University of Waterloo researchers found that you and your partner have more in common than you think – including microbes on your...

Palladium + Gallium = Cool Catalyst for High Temperatures

In Germany, researchers added palladium to gallium and what happened was beautiful chemistry. The liquid catalyst is different from other catalysts because the reactants...

Army Scientists Discover Way to Produce Hydrogen Fuel with Aluminum Nanomaterial

In Maryland, U.S. Army Research Laboratory scientists noticed a bubbling reaction when they added water to a nano-galvanic aluminum-based powder during regular lab experimentation,...

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