Tag: Nature

DNA movies

DNA Movies Debut at a Theater Inside You

Using gene editing, biologists at Harvard took one of the first motion pictures ever recorded in history and encoded it into bacterial DNA. In their quest to find efficient data storage systems, scientists are exploring...
cloning humans

Biobag Grows Baby Sheep; We are Close to Cloning Humans

Scientists have developed an extra-uterine womb, called a "biobag," and successfully used it to grow baby sheep. This artificial womb could help bring prematurely born babies to term as well as enable a new type of...
microscopy

New Microscopy Method Breaks the Fluorescence Optical Imaging Color Barrier

Columbia University scientists have unveiled a new microscopy methodology. This development breaks the so-called “color barrier,” and widens the sensitivity of fluorescent microscopes by five times.  Thanks to its extreme sensitivity, fluorescence microscopy, a part...
drug delivery systems

5 Advances in Drug Delivery Systems That Illustrate Industry 4.0 Themes

In recent years, the development of new drug delivery systems has witnessed significant growth. Pharmaceutical companies and laboratories have devoted substantial R&D budgets to develop and integrate novel drug delivery devices. "It's going to seem...
ceramics

What Advances in Ceramics Manufacturing Mean for Industry 4.0

Thanks to their resistance to heat, ceramics are indispensable for many industrial applications. Because of the firing process required to harden ceramics, their manufacture comes with high energy costs. Now, Swiss material scientists have...