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Glowing Plants: Awesome Kickstarter or Creepy Biotech?
Science & Tech  (tags: glowing plants, biotechnology, synbio, mutations, home projects, research, science )

- 1445 days ago -
Hoping to give new meaning to the term "natural light," a small group of biotechnology hobbyists and entrepreneurs has started a project to develop plants that glow, potentially leading the way for trees that can replace electric street lamps and potted
Please Sign: Don't Allow Biotech Industry to Brainwash School Kids
Science & Tech  (tags: brainwashing school kids, education, biotechnology, Monsanto, Bayer, Dow, geneticengineering, environment, science, technology, world, research, study, health, humans, society, safety, habitat, business, scientists, climate, food safety, GE labeling )

- 1890 days ago -
Biotech giants like Monsanto are now trying to Brainwash School Kids with a so-called teaching aide promoting genetically engineered foods. The workbook claims GE crops produce higher yields, are more nutritious, and better for the environment. Fables!
USDA to Give Monsanto's New GMO Crops Special 'Speed Approval'
Science & Tech  (tags: American Soybean Association, biotechnology, Michael Gregoire, Monsanto, U.S. Department of Agriculture )

- 1916 days ago -
If you thought Mon­santo's lack of testing on their current GMO crops was bad before, pre­pare to now be blown away by the lat­est state­ment by the USDA. This is a move to help Monsanto and other biotechnology giants squash competition and make profits.
Scientists Find 'Better Way' to Grow Adult Stem Cells
Science & Tech  (tags: medicine, biotechnology, science, discovery, stem cells, stem cell research, cell cultures )

- 2139 days ago -
A new plastic surface which overcomes the difficulties associated with growing adult stem cells has been developed, according to scientists. Standard surfaces have proved limited for growing large amounts and retaining the cells' useful characteristics.
Chlorophyll in Ancient Bacteria: Biofuel Source?
Science & Tech  (tags: biofuel, biotechnology, science, study, discovery )

- 2472 days ago -
Scientists have discovered a new type of chlorophyll in ancient Australian bacteria that could lead to new sources of bio-energy. Over the past 60 years, scientists have known of four types of chlorophyll used by plants to harvest light and convert ...
Will Our Views on Gm Food Be 'Modified?' // Current
Science & Tech  (tags: GM, biotechnology, brainwashing, research, food safety, deception )

- 2751 days ago -
Stand by for yet another attempt to persuade a resistant British public to consume genetically modified food. The Food Standards Agency - the same quango that constantly condemns the organic produce that people really do want - is about to organise, at mi
Open Letter to the UN re "The Development of Nanobiotechnology & Nanorobot Hardware for Medical Applications"
Science & Tech  (tags: Biotechnology, Medical Nanotechnology & robotics, United Nations, Ethical Guidelines,, Adriano Cavalcanti, Australia )

- 2771 days ago -
Adriano Cavalcanti of Australia's Center for Automation in Nanobiotech CANNXS Foundation Project wrote an open letter to the UN General Assembly, indicating that nanotechnology should be used for peaceful purposes based on ethical practices.
Dandelion Rubber? Researchers Make Russian Dandelion Suitable For Large-Scale Rubber Production
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, GeneticEngineering, dandelions, biotechnology, GMO )

- 2814 days ago -
ScienceDaily (Sep. 11, 2009) -- Most natural rubber comes from rubber trees in Southeast Asia, but this source is now under threat from a fungus. Researchers have optimized the Russian dandelion to make it suitable for large-scale rubber production.
Swine Flu Genes To Be Inserted In Corn, Making Vaccine Foods For Hogs & Humans
Science & Tech  (tags: GeneticEngineering, medicine, NewTechnology, tech, technology, biotechnology, transgenic, frankenfoods )

- 2902 days ago -
Iowa State University researchers are reported to be planning experimental insertion of 'swine flu vaccines' into the genetic makeup of corn. The idea is to allow pigs and humans to get a flu vaccination "simply by eating corn or corn products."...
Early Exposure to Common Weed Killer Impairs Amphibian Development
Science & Tech  (tags: research, environment, frogs, reptiles, developmental biology, biotechnology, atrazine, caspase-3, exposure, herbicide, kidney, morphogenesis, organ, tadpoles )

- 3327 days ago -
When exposed to the widely used herbicide atrazine in their early stages of life the common weed killer,once thought to be harmless to animals,disrupts growth of vital organs in amphibians during multiple growth periods.
How Fast You'Ll Age Is Written in the Bones, Tel Aviv University Research Finds
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, scientists, technology, news, humans, health, interesting, genetic engineering, Biotechnology )

- 3335 days ago -
Researchers developed a biological marker that represents the age of a body's bones.It reveals that the speed of physical aging is influenced by genetics.Results of this study will join other tools used by scientists who research aging & ways to fight it.
Spit Tests May Soon Replace Many Blood Tests Thanks to Proteomics
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, humans, health, study, treatment, Biomedical, Biotechnology, Viruses, technology )

- 3350 days ago -
One day soon patients may spit in a cup,instead of bracing for a needle prick,when being tested for cancer,heart disease or diabetes. Replacing blood draws with saliva tests promises to make disease diagnosis less invasive and costly.
Printing Organs on Demand / How to Print Out a Blood Vessel
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, health, medicine, biotechnology, engineering, innovation, medicine, physics, self assembling, technology )

- 3350 days ago -
The potential now exists to develop tissue engineered constructs for tissue repair and organ replacement.A tissue-engineering group has succeeded in creating functional blood vessels & cardiac tissue,using a 'printer ' that dispenses cells instead of ink.
As DNA Research Advances, Science Plays God Ever More
Science & Tech  (tags: DNA, Biotechnology, Synthetic-technology, LIFE, GOD, CREATION )

- 3433 days ago -
Now researchers are poised to cross a dramatic barrier: the creation of life forms driven by completely artificial DNA.
Investigation at HLS, This Is 'Medical Research'   video
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, vivisection, research, lab, biotechnology )

- 3494 days ago -
To anyone out there who still thinks animal experimentation is vital or even scientific you need to see this. It is neither. This is what is really going on...and guess what, even if you don't like it YOUR taxes are paying for it!!

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