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Bacteria Batteries
2013-07-17 12:48:12

Students at Germany's University of Bielefeld are using the bacteria Escherichia coli to help construct a biological battery.

2013-07-07 23:01:27

Transparency Market Research published new "Synthetic Biology Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Growth, Share And Forecast 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store.

2013-07-02 00:04:17

Knowing virtually everything about how the body’s cells make transitions from one state to another – for instance, precisely how particular cells develop into multi-cellular organisms – would be a major jump forward in understanding the basics of what drives biological processes.

Biology’s Drive Toward Engineering
2013-06-06 19:38:57

Biology is on the verge of getting its versions of the lever, wheel and axle, pulley and other basic machines that enable engineers to build almost any mechanical device, a new analysis has concluded.

2013-05-28 21:29:51

A simpler and faster way of producing designer bacteria used in biotechnology processes has been developed by University of Adelaide researchers.

Kickstarter Support For Sustainable Lighting Using Glowing Plants
2013-05-08 04:44:56

A project to use glowing plants to create sustainable light sources has generated a flurry of interest and financial support on the crowdfunding site Kickstarter.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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