18 Results for

chromosomes

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Chromosome jewelry puts DNA on your sleeve

A new jewelry line on Kickstarter created by a biological electron microscopist immortalizes the beauty of the human chromosome.

By January 22, 2014

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Indecent Exposure 5: Insufficent X chromosomes

We yammer on about the week's news and chat about the visibility of female pro photographers.

By May 15, 2008

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FitBot robot mannequin gets bodacious

Shape-shifting robot mannequin that helps online shoppers find the right fit used to be male only, but now it has two X chromosomes.

By June 10, 2011

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New imaging technique could personalize cancer therapy

Researchers devise an innovative imaging technique to study an enzyme called tubulin tyrosine ligase, which can indicate how aggressive are person's cancer is and therefore how it should be treated.

By April 19, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 1580: Men have little interest in Pinterest (Podcast)

Rafe Needleman and Donald Bell join Brian Tong on the show today to discuss all the new video-streaming options coming down the pipe. We got Amazon, Viacom, HBO, Netflix, Verizon, Redbox, and now possibly another service called Quickflix. Which one will you choose? In other news, the iPad 3 is coming in March, and we investigate who exactly Pinterest appeals to. If you are a guy you most likely have no interest in Pinterest.

By February 9, 2012

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Reporters' Roundtable: What is artificial life? (podcast)

Craig Venter recently announced that he had modified a living organism by replacing its DNA with a synthetically-created genome. Today we're talking about this new technology, how it works, and what it means for all of us.

By June 4, 2010

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Lemelson-MIT prize goes to man of many talents

Award winner Erez Lieberman-Aiden has developed breakthroughs in such areas as genetics, sensor technology, applied mathematics, and even evolutionary linguistics.

By March 3, 2010

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DHS' X-ray scanners could be cancer risk to border crossers

Homeland Security is deploying X-ray scanners to inspect interior of vehicles crossing the border, according to documents obtained by a privacy group, raising new concerns about cancer and privacy risks.

By January 12, 2012