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Infectious diseases: CTRL + ALT + Delete

Gene editing is revolutionizing the bioscience research landscape and holds great promise for "deleting" diseases from human bodies. Sandia National Laboratories is working to make this technology safer and to ensure that ...

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Jet fuel from sugarcane a realistic prospect

The aviation industry produces 2 percent of global human-induced carbon dioxide emissions. This share may seem relatively small โ€“ for perspective, electricity generation and home heating account for more than 40 percent ...

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What makes tissue soft and yet so tough

Engineers at ETH Zurich have discovered that soft biological tissue deforms very differently under tension than previously assumed. Their findings are already being put to use in medical research projects.

dateNov 20, 2017 in Biotechnology
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