The basic technology behind gene editing and a conversation between Jennifer Doudna and Siddhartha Mukherjee.
As the cost of developing new drugs rises, researchers are investigating new ways to use existing medicines
Advances in 3D-printing technology have the potential to lower the cost and increase the availability of organ transplants.
Learn how biohacking is unlocking human potential.
Learn how the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has spurred significant advances in the promising field of synthetic biology.
New technology is allowing doctors to diagnose and treat heart disease faster and more efficiently.
Several new apps are making it easier for doctors and patients to conduct clinical trials.
CGMs are unique in the way consumers have taken it upon themselves to create modifications to medical devices.
The FDA is entering a new era of regulation as whole genome sequencing becomes more accessible to consumers.
Startups and individuals on the cusp of biological breakthroughs.
GV, Google's venture capital arm, is investing in several promising biotechnology startups.
Bioprinting, a technology that emerged from open source communities, has the potential to improve medical science.
Electronic waste is an economic and environmental problem, but citizen scientists can take action by using harvested sensors from discarded electronics.
Exciting new genetic testing technology has improved the speed and accuracy of cancer diagnosis.
There’s beauty in biology—and the biotech industry is ready to make a move
Shreya Thiagarajan describes the invaluable experience she gained while working in a local community lab.
The accelerator is helping scientists turn their moonshot visions into viable businesses, fast.
New technology is allowing researchers to use digitization to help detect cancer.
A look at the cutting-edge technology featured at the most recent IndieBio Demo Day.
Miroculus democratizes early cancer detection with an open research database and a digital microfluidic platform.
Everyday citizens are becoming empowered to contribute to modern medical science.
NemaMetrix’s ScreenChip collects live-animal, high-throughput C. elegans elecropharyngeograms (EPGs), which are an indication of overall organism health for drug development.
Julian Rubinfien discusses the Genes in Space contest and his winning experiment that will be sent to the International Space Station.
A CRISPR kit to help engineers construct better tools.
A look at three alternate natural sweeteners that could be safe for our health.
BioHTP explored the projects the biohacking community is tackling, how the community is organized, and where it's going.
This DIY initiative aims to genotype Pacific salmon to help sustain and improve salmon populations.
The project was spurred by a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plan to dredge and cap the waterway over the coming decade.
Events and gatherings for the biological revolution.
Bringing biology to the design studio.
A new approach to solving the reproducibility crisis.
The latest event revealed a pervading feeling that DIY biotech is maturing at an accelerating rate.
A look at the expanding biotech landscape at SXSW.
How Vulpine Designs is addressing the cellular equivalent of compiler problems.
BioBuilder promises a way forward for biology education.
The Discovery System is a portable, personal DNA lab that anyone can use.
SCRN empowers researchers to easily access tools to analyze or share their data and analysis workflows.
Community labs are the forefront of the DIYbio movement.
Artificial connectomes have the potential to teach behavior into a system without the need to remove behavior from established animal connectomes.
Have a biotech topic you want to discuss at South by Southwest? Submissions for the 2017 event are due by July 22, 2016.
BioBright is a new company that's trying to update the way people build, equip, use, and automate their laboratories.
Atomwise applies deep learning and AI to hasten drug discoveries.
Bento Bioworks wants to free DIYbio enthusiasts up to spend time on projects, not scouring the Internet for used equipment.
The second annual IndieBio Demo Day had a feeling reminiscent of Silicon Valley in the late 1970s.
A look at the biohacking spaces in Latin America and the open-science initiatives that are expanding in the region.
Learn how to construct and do experiments with your very own DIY gene gun.
If a civically-minded synthetic biologist wants to engage with the public, where do they start?
Hendrik D. Kjeldsen explores the intersections of neuroscience, electrical engineering, and AI.
A look inside the research and development of synthetic insulin by a team working out of Counter Culture Labs in Oakland, CA.
The O’Reilly Hardware Podcast: The merging worlds of software, hardware, and biology.
We need to nurture our imaginations to fuel the biological revolution.
Moving biology out of the lab will enable new startups, new business models, and entirely new economies.
What the future of science will look like if we’re bold enough to look beyond centuries-old models.
BioCoder 6: iGEM's first Giant Jamboree, an update from the #ScienceHack Hack-a-thon, the Open qPCR project, and more.