Category: Biotechnology

Engineered Viruses Could Protect Soldiers, Fight Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic resistance is a one of the world’s most pressing public health problems. U.S Army scientists have developed a new weapon to combat super-bugs, which could protect Soldiers and fight resistance. Continue reading “Engineered Viruses Could Protect Soldiers, Fight Antibiotic Resistance”

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A Dose of Inner Strength to Survive and Recover from Potentially Lethal Health Threats

Breakthroughs in the science of programmable gene expression inspired U.S’ Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to establish the PReemptive Expression of Protective Alleles and Response Elements (PREPARE) program with the goal of delivering powerful new defenses against public health and national security threats.

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U.S. Army Scientists Explore Synthetic Biology Potential

U.S. Army scientists are researching and modeling potential technology solutions using what’s known as synthetic biology to build artificial biological systems for research, engineering and medical applications. Continue reading “U.S. Army Scientists Explore Synthetic Biology Potential”

Moonshot: Spy Corn, A New Way To Tell When Danger Is In The Air

In the same spirit that drove the engineers of the Apollo 11 mission to accomplish what had seemed impossible, Raytheon’s innovators are working on world-changing technologies that push the limits of what people can do.

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French Engineers Develop High-Tech Contact Lens With Flexible Micro Battery

French engineering school IMT Atlantique has created the first autonomous contact lens incorporating a flexible micro-battery.

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