US startup Bolt Threads reckons it has one-upped spiders to unlock the incredible potential of synthetic silk.
Technically Incorrect: To hype a new TV show, Britain's Channel 4 releases an ad that purports to offer your own synthetic human being. And it's slightly disturbing.
A football player suffers a bad reaction after allegedly using synthetic marijuana, an easy-to-get drug that can cause unpredictable responses.
By building synthetic bacteria that can be taken in pill form, DARPA-funded researchers seek to keep our digestive systems in fighting form.
Chemists could soon turn to a standardized set of instructions on how to program molecular interaction in a test tube or cell.
Everyone could use a synthetic human in their home. This silicone Bishop -- or at least most of him -- from the sci-fi classic "Aliens" is for sale on Etsy.
Qmonos is a tough, lightweight artificial spider silk with mass production applications, including everything from car parts to artificial blood vessels.
A stretchy synthetic skin is embedded with sensors to replicate a skin-like sense of touch for prosthetics.
German cleantech company Sunfire GmbH has unveiled a machine that converts water and carbon dioxide into synthetic petroleum-based fuels.
Bankruptcy-court papers from the synthetic-sapphire maker offer a rare glimpse into Apple's dealings with suppliers.