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Hacking Mosquitos to Cure Dengue

Hacking Mosquitos to Cure Dengue

An Australian group led by Scott O’Neill at Monash University has infected mosquitoes with bacteria that prevent the dengue viruses from taking up residence in the mosquito.

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Heritability

Heritability

a handy guide to what it means, what it doesn’t mean, and that giant meta-analysis of twin studies

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SynBioLGDB: a resource for experimentally validated logic gates in synthetic biology

SynBioLGDB: a resource for experimentally validated logic gates in synthetic biology

Synthetic biologists have developed DNA/molecular modules that perform genetic logic operations in living cells to track key moments in a cell's life or change the fate of a cell. SynBioLGDB (http://bioinformatics.ac.cn/synbiolgdb/) aims to provide the synthetic biology community with a useful resource for efficient browsing and visualization of genetic logic gates.

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BioViva – Gene Therapy to Treat Aging and Beyond

BioViva – Gene Therapy to Treat Aging and Beyond

BioViva, is an ambitious biotech startup that aims to cure diseases using gene therapy. It is also perhaps the first company to recognize aging as a disease and tackle it at the genetic level. And in case that wasn't enough to get you interested, BioViva CEO Liz Parrish states that the company also want to make you "smarter, stronger, faster and more visually accurate".

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Biohackers Compromise Android Devices With An NFC Implant

Biohackers Compromise Android Devices With An NFC Implant

Security researcher Seth Wahle of APA Wireless and Rod Soto of Hack Miami used a near-field communications (NFC) chip implant in his hand to demonstrate that it is possible to exploit Android devices and avoid detection by common body scanners located at airports and high-security environments.

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