microbiome

medicineAutism could be prevented with custom probiotics for pregnant women

The risk of developing autism-spectrum disorders is determined by the bacteria inside the pregnant mother. Preventing forms of autism could be as simple as an expectant mom modifying her diet or taking custom probiotics. Autism and its causes are highly …

foodMicrobiome understanding could be used to improve human health and boost agriculture

Scientists at Penn State are at the forefront of microbiome research. Growing understanding of these microscopic organisms is changing the way we treat diseases, grow crops, and create everyday products. New high-throughput sequencing technologies uncover a world of interacting microorganisms. …

biotechJurvetson has a vision of AI everywhere and other VC see DNA and microbiome breakthroughs

What new trends will emerge in the next several years with the potential for explosive growth in about five years’ time? The Churchill Club’s most anticipated events of the year: the 19th Annual Top 10 Tech Trends debate provided some …

medicineDirect brain-sensing technology allows typing at a rate of 12 words per minute

Technology for reading signals directly from the brain developed by Stanford Bio-X scientists could provide a way for people with movement disorders to communicate The system directly reads brain signals to drive a cursor moving over a keyboard. In a …

bacteriaTechonomy – Reinventing Intelligence

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Reinventing Intelligence: Why collective learning makes humans so different Speaker: David Christian, Macquarie University Introduced by: Brent Schlender David Christian, WCU visiting professor at seoul Understanding humans : like ants on …

futureOptical superlens resolves 30 nanometers, 1/12th the Wavelength of light

Optical superlens shows 30 nanometer features that 1/12th the wavelength of light.(15 page pdf) We demonstrate a smooth and low loss silver (Ag) optical superlens capable of resolving features at 1/12th of the illumination wavelength with high fidelity. This is …

epigeneticsPrintable electronics and Fijitsu uses carbon nanotubes to grow Graphene

NEC has printed carbon nanotube transistors on plastic with an electron mobility of 100 cm**2/Vs More information is here I had previously covered work at many other labs working on improving printable electronic speed using many different methods Fijitsu has …