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Researchers at the University of Otago, New Zealand have invented a brick-sized, battery-powered DNA sequencer for field use.
The Drinkable Book is a guide to safe drinking water -- and the pages can be torn out and used as water filters.
What happens when you use tiny electromagnetic coils to shift the position of light-scattering bacteria? In the hands of a couple of science-minded artists, you get an intriguing "Living Mirror."
More than one in six mobile phones are coated with some kind of bacteria, including E.coli. That's bacteria from poo. Wash your hands!
A new gel developed for medical practitioners glows under ultraviolet light when bacterias such as Salmonella and E.Coli are present.
This week, we got some quiet time with the Asus Zenbook, rocked out to game tunes from the London Philharmonic, and sent an itty-bitty satellite into space.
Investor Steve Jurvetson is bullish on green innovation because entrepreneurs can tap into the rapid advances in genetic engineering and IT.
Genomatica looks to raise $100 million with a process for converting sugars, rather than oil, into chemicals used in everyday products.
Genomatica says it has made butadiene, used in production of products such as tires and latex, from renewable sources rather than fossil fuels.
Start-up Joule Unlimited is on the forefront of using genetic engineering to replace petrofuels, trying to learn from shortcomings of other biofuel technologies.