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Genetically engineered tomato competes with 50 bottles of red wine

Don't expect them in salad yet, but research shows introducing certain genes can turn tomatoes into supercharged nutrient bags.

By November 3, 2015


23andMe gets FDA nod to provide genetic information again

The US Food and Drug Administration had previously halted the company's test, which can show the potential risk of hereditary diseases.

By October 21, 2015


Can Dorsey hit the jackpot with Twitter and Square?

Jack Dorsey is now CEO of both Twitter and Square. Running one big company is tough. Now he has two.

By October 5, 2015


Transcending Moore's Law

Technology's advances can sometimes leave us breathless. Get used to it. We're always going to feel that way.

By July 17, 2015


What would 'real' patent reform look like?

Commentary: Congress may pass antitrolling legislation this year. But that's only the first step toward fixing a broken patent system

By July 6, 2015


Science labs in the cloud: Champagne discoveries, beer budget

Emerald Therapeutics and companies like it want to be the Amazon Web Services of bioscience. If they succeed, they could potentially speed the big, breakthrough discoveries.

By May 16, 2015


Non-browning apples may be on store shelves soon(ish)

Genetically modified Arctic apples clear a government hurdle and look ahead to landing in a grocery store near you.

By February 17, 2015


Plant-based gel can stop traumatic bleeding in seconds

Biotech startup Suneris has developed a plant-based polymer it says functions like "Lego building blocks for the body," drastically reducing the amount of time it takes to stop a wound from bleeding.

By November 20, 2014


Google buys Lift Labs, maker of spoon for Parkinson's tremors

The search giant takes another step into biotech, snapping up a device maker focused on neurodegenerative diseases.

By September 10, 2014


Google's Calico to launch new facility for researching aging

The Google-backed company is taking its mission to extend the human life span further, partnering with biopharmaceutical firm AbbVie.

By September 3, 2014