biotechnology

Microsoft aims to 'solve' cancer within 10 years by 'reprogramming' diseased cells

Posted in Business on 21st Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

MS aims to 'solve the problem of cancer' within a decade by using computer science to crack the code of diseased cells.

Projects investigating neural regeneration in the retina funded by NIH

Posted in Science on 8th Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

The National Institutes of Health will fund six projects to identify biological factors that affect neural regeneration in the retina.

Zika: Two billion at risk in Africa and Asia, study says

Posted in Science on 5th Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

More than two billion people could be at risk from Zika virus outbreaks in parts of Africa and Asia.

Peter Diamandis: Well Radically Extend Our Lives With New Technologies

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

Due to rapidly advancing biotechnology, he thinks human lifespan may grow dramatically this century.

Google's Antiaging company Calico will use Computational Biology and Machine Learning

Posted in Science on 25th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

Calico will try to use machine learning to understand the complex biological processes involved in aging.