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Gene Editing Transforms Gel into Shape-Shifting Smart Material
Gene Editing Transforms Gel into Shape-Shifting Smart Material
aweGene | 02 April
Is there anything CRISPR can’t do? Scientists have wielded the gene-editing tool to make scores of genetically modified organisms, as well as to
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Five Ways Buildings of the Future Will Use Biotech to Become Living Things
Five Ways Buildings of the Future Will Use Biotech to Become Living Things
aweGene | 01 April
What if our homes were alive? I don’t mean smart homes with the disembodied voice of Alexa deciding the setting for your living room spotlights. I
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4 Ways to Keep the Momentum Rolling on Mental Health
4 Ways to Keep the Momentum Rolling on Mental Health
aweGene | 29 March
Mental health is a key ingredient of human capital, but has remained one of the most neglected areas of health. For example, countless millions of people are
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A New Anti-Aging Therapy Is Starting Its First Human Trial
A New Anti-Aging Therapy Is Starting Its First Human Trial
aweGene | 27 March
Recent research on longevity is making the idea of an elixir of life sound increasingly plausible. But a startup that’s started selling a $1 million anti-
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Two-thirds of People Experiencing a Mental Health Challenge go Unsupported
Two-thirds of People Experiencing a Mental Health Challenge go Unsupported
aweGene | 27 March
Where to draw the line between policing and protecting is an age-old ethical dilemma, and one that’s felt keenly when it comes to mental health.A range of
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Where Will Evolution Take Us in the Fourth Industrial Revolution?
Where Will Evolution Take Us in the Fourth Industrial Revolution?
aweGene | 26 March
The study of evolution allows us to reconstruct the past and to understand how life evolved from simple to complex organisms. Evolutionary reasoning can help
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The Prickly Debate on Germline Gene Therapy, and Moving It Forward
The Prickly Debate on Germline Gene Therapy, and Moving It Forward
aweGene | 25 March
In 2016, a healthy baby boy came screaming into the world in a Mexican clinic. Harboring DNA from three parents, the baby had had his genes
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How to Battle an Epidemic? Digitize Its DNA and Share It With the World
How to Battle an Epidemic? Digitize Its DNA and Share It With the World
aweGene | 24 March
A nightmarish scene was burnt into my memory nearly two decades ago: Changainjie, Beijing’s normally chaotic “fifth avenue,” desolate without a sign of life.
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Organic Farming with Gene Editing: An Oxymoron or a Tool for Sustainable Agriculture?
Organic Farming with Gene Editing: An Oxymoron or a Tool for Sustainable Agriculture?
aweGene | 24 March
A University of California, Berkeley professor stands at the front of the room, delivering her invited talk about the potential of genetic engineering. Her
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Here’s what We Know about CRISPR Safety - and Reports of ‘Genome Vandalism’
Here’s what We Know about CRISPR Safety - and Reports of ‘Genome Vandalism’
aweGene | 23 March
A movie just recently released called “Rampage” features an evil corporation using a genetic engineering technology called CRISPR, to transform a gorilla,
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New Research Says Internet Use is Destroying Your Memory
New Research Says Internet Use is Destroying Your Memory
aweGene | 22 March
Goldfish memoryWe’ve all heard the old warning: staring at a screen all day will rot your brain. Though it’s not quite so dramatic, there may be some truth in
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Companies and Governments are Paying People to Get Healthy, and it Works
Companies and Governments are Paying People to Get Healthy, and it Works
aweGene | 21 March
In many ways, we have never been less healthy. Nearly 100 million adults in the United States are obese. At any given time, almost 13 million adults
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