Category: Biotechnology

08/30/2017 / / Biotechnology

Can you imagine vision 3 times better than the normal 20/20 vision without wearing glasses even at the age of 100 or higher? Yes, it is now possible!- with the help of these ultimate Bionic Lenses. This was done successfully by Dr. Garth Webb, who is an optometrist in the British Columbia. From his recent researches, he has invented Ocumetics Bionic Lens. He states- the patients now would have the perfect vision that they need with driving glasses. He says that the progressive lenses and contact lenses would just become the mere memory with the advancements in the eye care industry.

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08/24/2017 / / Biotechnology
08/17/2017 / / Biotechnology

Parkinson’s disease (related to the human brain cells) is one of the world’s most common long term degenerative ailments of the central nervous system that mainly affects the motor system. This causes the patients to lose dopamine neurons that are responsible for the motor control center of the brain. According to the stats from the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, there are more than 10 million people who suffer from it worldwide with more than 60,000 cases diagnosed in the US alone.

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08/16/2017 / / Biotechnology

Once, Justin Kao during his drive was listening to the National Public Radio and heard about the latest discovery of “sweet tooth gene”. Kao is fond of eating cookies and thought to pay $5 to know if he could have that. Later, he thought that there could be millions of people who would be willing to pay bucks for revealing the tidbits in their DNA. Justin Kao, the co-founder of Helix San Francisco based company that secured $100 million in the last summer in a quest to create the first app store for genetic information.
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08/06/2017 / / Biotechnology

The multidisciplinary center of biology and engineering that is known as the scientific biology (Bio-hacking) is developing at a neck breaking pace and is opening new views that could hardly be imagined by anyone of us. In the new research, a professor of ASU’s Biodesign Institute, Alex Green, demonstrated how living cells can be induced for accomplishing the computations in the manner of computers or tiny robots.

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