Your Smartphone’s Next Big Trick? To Make You Healthier Than Ever

Your Smartphone’s Next Big Trick? To Make You Healthier Than Ever

Two billion of us own smartphones (read: mini-computers). And we know that accurate and timely health diagnoses give patients the best chances of recovering from their ailments.

So, can we repurpose the capacities of smartphones to improve health diagnostics on a global scale? 

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Printable Organs Will Put an End to Transplant Lists

Printable Organs Will Put an End to Transplant Lists

In the US, 22 people die every day waiting for organs. The holy grail of regenerative medicine is to use patient's cells to grow and then print functional organs for transplant. 

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Can DNA Hard Drives Solve Our Looming Data Storage Crisis?

Can DNA Hard Drives Solve Our Looming Data Storage Crisis?

DNA has been proposed as a solution to the looming data storage crisis. 

Because the field is very young, there are several open questions that have yet to be answered. 

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Last week in biotech: 10 highlights from San Francisco

Last week in biotech: 10 highlights from San Francisco

It’s been a thrilling few weeks in the world of synthetic biology and biotechnology in San Francisco. In addition to SynBioBeta SF 2016, we’ve seen a number of exciting announcements across different markets. Here's a recap of 10 key moments. 

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4 steps to making cultured meat a reality

4 steps to making cultured meat a reality

Many challenges exist on the road to commercialization of cultured meat. Overcoming these challenges will accelerate the dawn of cultured meat, transforming it from an idea to a product.

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