Genetic Engineering Mosquitos Resistant to Malaria

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

The BBC is reoprting that a new geneticaly medified mosquito has been created that is relatively reistant to malaria.  The study publsihed in PNAS reports The approach exploits…

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Flawed Research: The Hidden Weakness of Peer Review & More Falsified Stem Cells

Thursday, February 15, 2007

The point of this post is not about stem cell research it is about flaws in the peer review process.  However, I need to start with a little…

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New Device Filters Blood- Kills Tumor Cells and Captures Stem Cells

Friday, January 5, 2007

  Stemcapture is a new company commercializing a neat device licenses from the University of Rochester.  As reported in what’s next in health Associate Professor Michael King of…

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Sniffing Out Disease-”Smellcheck”

Friday, January 5, 2007

  Defensetech reports on DARPA’s new “smell-out the terrorist program“.  Ok stop laughing and read on: Cutting edge military R&D from DARPA has developed a way to smell…

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More on Longevity and Telomeres- Answers from the Researcher

Sunday, December 10, 2006

I recently posted on the new research linking telomere length (telomeres are the protective end caps on DNA) to human longevity.  This information came from a leading fertility…

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The Power of Genetics and IVF Embryos- and the Controversy

Monday, November 20, 2006

I am just about to finish an IVF cycle I am doing with a lovely couple.  They are in one of the best prognosis groups.  He has children…

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Metabolomics-Machine Tests IVF Embryo’s Waste to Achieve Pregnancy

Friday, November 17, 2006

8-cell human embryo from Gold Coast IVF   Next in my series of updates from my visit to the Annual Meeting of the ASRM (American Society for Reproductive Medicine)…

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First A Spider-Goat Next a Spider-Man

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

My last post was on Nexia Biotechnologies tranfection of a goat with a gene to produce spider silk.  I wanted to elaborate on the technology behind the process. …

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Spider Silk Uses Reported- Mutant GoatSpider They Missed

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

This sucker spins webs. Medgadget reports on a review of uses of spider silk.  All kinds of neat potential spider-tech uses are mentioned in the article they quote….

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