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Evonetix and Imec develop MEMS IC to scale up production of gene synthesis system

3 days ago   |   Electronics Weekly

Evonetix, the Cambridge gene synthesis specialist, is collaborating with Imec on MEMS ICs to enable Evonetix's desktop DNA platform to be made on a commercial scale. Evonetix's...
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2020 to be another challenging year for Huawei's smartphone business

2020 to be another challenging year for Huawei's smartphone business

8 days ago   |   TechRadar

2019 was a record year for Huawei smartphone sales despite Trump administration's effort to weaken the Chinese technology group. Gene Jiao, President of Huawei Consumer...
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Sustainably Improving Crop Yield and Composition through Enhanced Photosynthesis

Sustainably Improving Crop Yield and Composition through Enhanced Photosynthesis

9 days ago   |   Global Engage

Understandably, one of the main themes of the recent Plant Genomics & Gene Editing Congress: USA was how research and industry can enable farmers and plant growers to meet the...
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Marvel at the most remarkable scientific breakthroughs of 2019

17 days ago   |   Wired

From the Moon's far side to highly accurate gene editing technique, there's been plenty for science to celebrate in 2019
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The Chinese scientist who claims to have edited babies' DNA has been sentenced to 3 years in prison. Here's a timeline of the controversy

The Chinese scientist who claims to have edited babies' DNA has been sentenced to 3 years in prison. Here's a timeline of the controversy

18 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Chinese scientist He Jiankui, who claims to have made the first genetically edited babies in the world using CRISPR technology, has been sentenced to three years in...
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Forget swiping. Your next date will be based on your genes

30 days ago   |   Wired

Expect to see new genetic models and personality testing enter the online dating sphere, leading to a new definition of love for some - and rejection for others
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From speedy trees to gene drives, biohackers can save the planet

1 month ago   |   Wired

Biotech vigilantes are on the brink of becoming a force for environmental change
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13 Humans With Real-Life X-Men Mutant Super Powers

13 Humans With Real-Life X-Men Mutant Super Powers

1 month ago   |   PC Mag

Humans have yet to sprout adamantium claws, but certain gene mutations have produced some pretty amazing, real-life super powers.
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Diagnosing infections earlier in preterm babies with real time genomic analysis

Diagnosing infections earlier in preterm babies with real time genomic analysis

1 month ago   |   Quadram

By harnessing next generation sequencing techniques, the team from the Quadram Institute and the Earlham Institute have shown that they can rapidly and reliably identify the...
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Gene editing will let us control our very evolution. Will we use it wisely? | Dan Rather

1 month ago   |   The Guardian

I've covered some of the biggest stories of our age, but this is the biggest and could change what it means to be human We live in a time when science and technology are having...
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Five biggest US tech companies are now worth more than $5.2 TRILLION

Five biggest US tech companies are now worth more than $5.2 TRILLION

Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Alphabet, and Google account for 17 per cent of the total net worth of all companies listed on the S&P 500. Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai is pictured above. Read more ...

Google Wants Chromebooks Running Steam

Google Wants Chromebooks Running Steam

The Chrome team is currently working to add official Steam compatibility to Chrome OS, which could pave the way for gaming-focused Chromebooks with dedicated GPUs. Read more ...

Xbox Console Streaming explained: How to stream Xbox One games to your phone

Xbox Console Streaming explained: How to stream Xbox One games to your phone

Microsoft launched its Xbox Console Streaming feature in the UK and US at the tail end of 2019, but now it is more widely available. Still in Public Preview mode for now, the... Read more ...

Tragic student stabbed at house party before collapsing outside chip shop

Tragic student stabbed at house party before collapsing outside chip shop

Tributes have been made to 20-year-old Cameron Blair, a Cork Institute of Technology student who collapsed and died after being stabbed in the neck while at a house party in... Read more ...

Hands On With Leica's Black-and-White M10 Monochrom

Hands On With Leica's Black-and-White M10 Monochrom

Three years after the launch of the M10, Leica is bringing a black-and-white Monochrom version to market, with an all-new 40MP imager and the classic M rangefinder design. Read more ...

EU considers five-year ban on facial recognition technology

EU considers five-year ban on facial recognition technology

The European Union is considering a ban on the use of facial recognition software in public areas as it considers how to regulate the technology. Read more ...

Alphabet is now a trillion-dollar company

Alphabet is now a trillion-dollar company

Google's parent company Alphabet has reached a market capitalisation of a trillion dollars, becoming only the fourth tech firm to do so. The company follows in the footsteps of... Read more ...

Leica M10 Monochrom is a black-and-white camera that costs more than your car

Leica M10 Monochrom is a black-and-white camera that costs more than your car

Leica is renowned for making premium, specialist cameras, and it's very much lived up to its billing with the new Leica M10 Monochrom - a black-and-white, full-frame... Read more ...

Horizon: Zero Dawn is one of the PS4's best exclusives - and it could be...

Horizon: Zero Dawn is one of the PS4's best exclusives - and it could be coming to PC

Horizon: Zero Dawn is inbound for the PC, or so the rumor mill insists - and if this is true, getting this previously PS4 exclusive game represents a massive victory for PC... Read more ...

PS5 controller listed on PlayStation France website, will be compatible with PS4

PS5 controller listed on PlayStation France website, will be compatible with PS4

The DualShock 5 controller, said to be launched with the PlayStation 5 , will reportedly be backward compatible with the PS4. Spotted on the official PlayStation France... Read more ...