Category Archives: applied science

Bio-Hacking is a Thing Now

It’s been coming for a while now. Bio-Hacking. When I was barely out of my teen years Intel came up with the 8008 and the 8080. I got a 6800 development kit. Like many others I wanted to tinker with … Continue reading

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Coral is Bleaching – It is time to do something . . . genetic engineering to the rescue

Have we arrived at a moment in the world’s history where only geo and genetic engineering can stave off the massive extinction many see coming? I once wrote a short story where the upshot was the extinction of Homo Sapiens … Continue reading

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Advances in Microscopy Show Inter Cellular Dynamics as 3D Movies

A new dawn in bio-imaging . . . our old microscope images will be like cave drawings of a bygone era. Watch the video below – I can almost guarantee you’ve never seen this before. This is from supporting material … Continue reading

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Fix that DNA

Today I was looking at ScienceDaily.com and found 3 really exciting developments. Bound to change medicine and our lives forever. Cancer detection, full genome sequencing on a small budget and fixing the broken Fixer responsible for the bad effects of … Continue reading

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Slashes Need No Longer Lead to Scary Scars

Get slashed and you end up with a scar. Thus it has been since, well … forever. When I as very young my brother and I had a sort of competition going for a while. Who had more stitches. Whether … Continue reading

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Machines can sense our emotional state. The relationship is about to change.

Progress in the interface between Us (the Humans) and It (Intelligent Technology) has mainly consisted in extending and improving the range of physical and communication-al channels by which we are shown the virtual world and effect our will upon it … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Anti-bacterial Additives

The FDA is making the anti-bacterial add-ins in soaps an cleaning supplies go away. You can read about that from them here or from a National Public Radio article here. I say it’s about time. For short term financial gain … Continue reading

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