Tag: biotechnology

GMO salmon maker refuses to disclose who they are selling to

Prepared sashimi products are where you’re likely to find genetically modified salmon, the CEO of AquaBounty Technologies, a Massachusetts-based biotechnology company that produces the fish, told investors, but they won’t say who they’re selling to. Aquaculture, once a fledgling industry, now accounts for 50 percent of the fish consumed […]

The top seven GMO crops you should avoid like the plague

 Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are plant and meat products that have had their DNA altered and possibly mutated in some laboratory, and it’s all coined as the evolution of science and biotechnology for agriculture in order to fool the masses into believing that it’s for “our own good.” […]

Is There a Slippery Slope from Prosthetics to Cyborgs?

Plastic surgery, broadly defined, has a long history. The earliest records of going under the knife date back to 600 B.C. in India, where the punishment of nose amputation for adultery created a natural clientele for rhinoplasty. In ancient Rome, surgeons performed scar-removal operations on their patients’ backs, […]

Human to superhuman: It’s Time to upgrade yourself

Human to superhuman: It’s Time to upgrade yourself – citya.m.com If you could use biotechnology to upgrade yourself, would you? Perhaps you’ve always despaired at your numerical illiteracy, or maybe you have trouble remembering things. A branch of science is looking beyond mere wearable tech toward a future of devices […]

New Painkiller Stronger than Morphine found in Coffee

http://www.eutimes.net/2015/01/new-painkiller-stronger-than-morphine-found-in-coffee/ Coffee contains a protein that has an effect similar to morphine, specialists at the University of Brasilia and Brazilian agriculture research company Embrapa have discovered. Moreover, the new substance’s effect lasts longer. The research was conducted by Felipe Vinecky of the Molecular Biology Department at the University […]