biotechnology

Design PSFK 2017 Speaker Interview: The Power Of Biology In Developing Human Technology

We sat down with Christina Agapakis, Creative Director of Ginkgo Bioworks, who'll be speaking at our PSFK 2017 conference, to discuss positioning biotechnology as the evolution of industrial design

Home Samsung Shows What Our Somewhat-Upredictable Future Will Look Like

Futurology cannot precisely pinpoint what’s to come—the only certainty is uncertainty

Innovation Condoms that Kill HIV, HPV, Herpes May Hit the Market

An Australian biotech firm has developed a gel for condoms that fights sexually transmitted diseases, proven effective in killing 99.9% of viruses

Vending Machine Dispenses DNA Samples Like Candy [Video]

Artist launches an awareness campaign in the name of identity ownership.

Work BBC Predicts The End Of Civilization [Infographic]

How will the future of life pan out a thousand years to one hundred quintillion years from now?

Design Portable Lab Toolbox Generates Excitement Around Genetic Testing

Student group hopes to see mainstream DNA analysis with DIY testing kit.

Technology DNA Strands Offer A Natural Alternative To Data Storage

Biotechnology could store information for thousand of years without any damage.

Technology Company Hopes To Use Mosquitoes To Administer Vaccines

Student-run Provita Pharmaceuticals is studying the tiny bugs in the hope that they could become ‘flying syringes.'

Opera Singer Produces Algae With Her Voice For Listeners To Eat

Unique dinner and show performance that has attendees sampling what a song tastes like.

Syndicated Cool Hunting: A Community Biotech Lab Open For Experimentation

Brooklyn's Genspace provides a platform for science innovation, letting anyone participate in classes or work on their own personal projects.

Technology Researchers Create 'Neon Lights' Using Fluorescent Bacteria

The "biopixels" in this living display can be made to glow in unison and have potential uses in medical research.

Home Philip's Biolight Uses Bacteria To Light Up Rooms

The light is part of the tech giant's Microbial Home ecosystem, a concept in which the home is turned into a living organism.

Syndicated WMMNA: Open Source Biological Art

Hackteria aims to help people experiment with biological art and science.

Technology Bacterial Colonies Form Living Circuitry

Researchers corral populations of bacteria to perform the same logic functions as silicon.