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Jeff Bezos is looking to defy death – this is what we know about...

Jeff Bezos is on a mission to conquer ageing. He has just recruited Hal Barron from GlaxoSmithKline to help lead Altos Labs, the ambitious new...

Omicron: why the WHO designated it a variant of concern

The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that the B.1.1.529 lineage of Sars-CoV-2, thought to have emerged in southern Africa, is to be designated...

Bacteria maybe the future of oil spill and radioactive waste cleanup

Bacteria are often painted as our adversaries, but when it comes to oil spills, toxic chemicals, and radioactive waste, they could be what save...

New process could turn ordinary clothing into biosensors

They say you are what you wear. New biosensor technology created at the University of Utah's College of Engineering makes that even more true. Chemical engineering...

Your digital photos could be stored as DNA one day

On Earth right now, there are about 10 trillion gigabytes of digital data, and every day, humans produce emails, photos, tweets, and other digital...

Life from Earth could temporarily survive on Mars, shows study

Some microbes on Earth could temporarily survive on the surface of Mars, finds a new study by NASA and German Aerospace Center scientists. The researchers...

New surgery could help better control prosthetic limbs

MIT researchers have invented a new type of amputation surgery that can help amputees to better control their residual muscles and sense where their...

Artificial intelligence could predict whether you’ll die from COVID-19

Artificial intelligence could predict who is most likely to die from the coronavirus. In doing so, it can also help decide who should be at...

Pain-free microneedle patch may replace needles for blood draws

No more needles. Blood draws are no fun. They hurt. Veins can burst, or even roll — like they’re trying to avoid the needle, too. Oftentimes, doctors...

This laser-steering microrobot could refine minimally invasive surgeries

Robotic engineers from Harvard’s Wyss Institute and John A. Paulson School for Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) have developed a laser-steering microrobot that can...