Australian researchers have recently found a drug-resistant strain of shigella, a bacterial infection spread through fecal matter that kills more than half a million people each year. In a study published by University of Melbourne researchers earlier this month, 184 samples of isolated drug-resistant bacteria were identified in 12 female and 172 male patients in the Australian state of Victoria. … Continue reading
We may think we’re independent, capable individuals, calling the shots in our lives from a place of personal freedom, but a new breed of research offers a somewhat terrifying counter argument to this belief. Incredibly, microbes can have a profound effect on our personalities and behavior — and even cause us to be more accident prone. While quite a bit … Continue reading
BENDEDREALITY.COM – June 2016 BENDEDREALITY staff writer Patrick C. VIEW OTHER ARTICLES BY THIS WRITER All of us, are in the process of becoming something else, something less human. Our very DNA is under assault, from known and unknown sources. I’ll provide modern examples of something called horizontal gene transfer, as well as evidence of paranormal phenomenon exposure and horizontal … Continue reading
MIT Scientists Use FIRST-EVER DNA Programming Language to Make Live Circuits out of Bacteria!! Soon Available on Web!
Anne Trafton | MIT News Office March 31, 2016 A programming language for living cells New language lets researchers design novel biological circuits. MIT biological engineers have created a programming language that allows them to rapidly design complex, DNA-encoded circuits that give new functions to living cells. Using this language, anyone can write a program for the function they want, … Continue reading