In today's Genetics / Genomics SciPol Daily, giving rice plants "tunable" immune systems; whether Ancestry.com actually "owns" your DNA data; issues with CAR-T immunotherapies; and 40 new genes that influence your intelligence.
In today's Nanotechnology SciPol Daily, using a graphene-based sensor to help diagnose and treat asthma; using 3D x-ray imaging to model nanomaterials; and a biodegradable nanoparticle that fights cancer.
In today's Genetics / Genomics SciPol Daily, researchers identified a new ALS gene variant; using gene therapy to better fix broken bones; and using a cancer drug to treat asthma.
In today's Nanotechnology SciPol Daily, using silver to make stretchy conductors; graphene as trigger for body's immune response; a new enzyme to help create synthetic biomaterials; a new, high-capacity battery; and using nanotechnology for better catalysts.
ScienceDaily – For the first time, researchers have demonstrated a way to deliver a drug to a tumor by attaching it to a blood cell. The innovation could let doctors target tumors with anticancer drugs that might otherwise damage healthy tissues.
In today's Nanotechnology SciPol Daily, using nanotechnology to securely label valuable products like Pashminas; using nanoparticles to print surgical electronic devices; and applying self-healing technology to lithium-ion batteries.
In today's Genetics / Genomics SciPol Daily, concerns about GMO salmon in Canada; my health insurance plans avoid paying for certain genetic tests; and more information about Oxitec's genetically-modified moth.
The Atlantic – Should scientists give results to participants in research studies if they haven’t been validated in a clinical lab?
In today's Robotics / Artificial Intelligence SciPol Daily, miniature drones that soldiers could use; how machine learning might one day be able to detect cancer; and Uber's new artificial intelligence hire.
In today's Nanotechnology SciPol Daily, progress toward lithium-oxygen fuel cells; imparting superconductive properties onto graphene; a new nanomaterial to destroy cancer cells; and nanoscale speakers that don't move.
In today's Genetics / Genomics SciPol Daily, a blood test to target specific prostate cancer treatment; the California stem cell agency's leader stepping down; and goals to expand the scope of precision medicine.
In today's Nanotechnology SciPol Daily, an "erasable" ink for 3D printing; nanotechnology potentially enabling a Minority Report-style screen; and using nanoparticles to enable photocatalysis.