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Archive for July 26th, 2008|Daily archive page

Nanotech: A Regulatory Blueprint for the Next Administration

In Uncategorized on July 26, 2008 at 7:16 pm

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Russia to offer nanotechnology for blood plasma cleaning

In nano, Nanoscale on July 26, 2008 at 6:55 pm

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Harvard Researchers Create Computer Language That can Penetrate the “Mind” of a Cell

In Artificial Intelligence, Computer, Information Technology, Synthetic Biology on July 26, 2008 at 6:50 pm

“Through incorporating principles of engineering, we’ve developed a language that can describe biology in the same way a biologist would,” says Gunawardena. “The potential here is enormous. This opens the door to actually performing discovery science, to look at things like drug interactions, right on the computer.”

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New Method Enabling Routine Targeted Gene Modification Developed

In Genes, Genetic on July 26, 2008 at 6:46 pm

ScienceDaily (July 26, 2008) — A multi-institutional team led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators has developed a powerful new tool for genomic research and medicine — a robust method for generating synthetic enzymes that can target particular DNA sequences for inactivation or repair.

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Structure of hydrogen splitting enzyme revealed

In Energy, Synthetic Biology on July 26, 2008 at 6:44 pm

Scientists in Germany have brought the prospect of generating cheap electricity from hydrogen a step closer by taking a snapshot of an elusive enzyme that can split the gas as efficiently as a platinum catalyst.

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Now a Neural Implant That Learns With the Brain

In Bionic, Cogno, Disabled People, Enhancement, Neuro on July 26, 2008 at 6:41 pm

A method to develop neural implants that not only translate brain signals into movement, but also evolve with the brain as it learns has been devised by University of Florida researchers.

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