MatTek grows thousands of dime-sized pieces of skin in plastic dishes that add up, altogether, to about two whole adult humans' worth. The post Inside the Lab that Grows Human Skin to Test Your Cosmetics appeared first on WIRED.
Precision medicine---and two terabytes of genomic data---saved one man's life. The post How Doctors Could One Day Use Your DNA to Cure You appeared first on WIRED.
This fall, farmers are harvesting 50,000 acres of the cotton planted with a microbial spray designed to improve yields in low-water conditions. The post Farmers Are Manipulating Microbiomes to Help Crops Grow appeared first on WIRED.
No one has ever cut a giant hole in a bagel-shaped glass roof and dropped water nine stories in the ground. Until Singapore's Changi Airport called on a water design firm called WET. The post How to Fit the World’s Biggest Indoor Waterfall in an Airport appeared first on WIRED.
By adding digestive juices, scientists have finally figured out how to grow norovirus in a petri dish—opening up a path for important health research. The post The Secret to a Breakthrough in Fighting Norovirus? Human Bile appeared first on WIRED.
Counsyl is one of the first fully-automated genetic testing labs in the country. The post Inside the Robot-Run Genetics Lab of Tomorrow (Just Watch Your Step) appeared first on WIRED.
Illumina, the world's largest DNA sequencer company, is incubating some new companies in an effort to broaden the base of genome research. The post Illumina Would Like You to Sequence More DNA, Please appeared first on WIRED.
HM’s scientific potential remains unfulfilled—thanks to delays from a custody fight and the limitations of current neuroscience itself. The post Why Patient HM’s Mysteries Are Still Locked in His Brain appeared first on WIRED.
Headgear doesn't protect boxers from concussions. The post Why Olympic Boxers Aren’t Wearing Headgear Anymore appeared first on WIRED.