Scientists Reprogram Cells’ DNA Using Nanotechnology

Researchers demonstrate a process known as tissue nano-transfection at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Researchers have turned skin cells into blood vessel tissue to save a mouse's wounded leg.

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HBO hackers reportedly leak emails, demand money – CNET

Hackers release a month’s worth of emails from an executive at the company, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Watch where you warp: Our galaxy is full of black holes – CNET

The Milky Way is shaping up to be a very dangerous place for travel. New research finds our cosmic neighborhood is dotted with black holes.

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Scientists Reprogram Cells’ DNA Using Nanotechnology – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaScientists Reprogram Cells' DNA Using NanotechnologyVoice of AmericaThey were able to do that simply by tapping the wound with a chip that uses nanotechnology to inject new DNA into the cells. This step follows a number of significant advances in techniques to turn one type of cell into another. Scientists hope this so …

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Study of protein cages strengthens Bristol’s position at forefront of synthetic biology

A multidisciplinary team of mathematicians, theoretical physicists, chemists and biochemists from the University of Bristol came together to study the self-assembly of protein building into protein cages with possible applications in nanotechnology and synthetic biology. The paper: Beyond icosahedral symmetry in packings of proteins in spherical shells is published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA .

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Get a Harman Kardon Onyx Mini Bluetooth speaker for $49.99 – CNET

This top-rated premium speaker costs at least $70 elsewhere, and actually lists for $200! Plus: hoverboards make a comeback?

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Firefox soon will help you lose yourself in the VR web – CNET

Mozilla’s next version of its browser, due Tuesday, matches Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge with WebVR support. Eventually, AR could be the bigger deal.

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Researchers win $1.4 million federal grant to study new treatment…

Researchers in Georgia State University's Institute for Biomedical Sciences have received a four-year, $1.4 million federal grant to study novel therapeutic approaches for the treatment of intestinal inflammation. Inflammatory bowel disease , which includes ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, is a chronic, debilitating inflammatory condition for which existing, effective treatments are limited by significant, systemic side-effects.

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Breakthrough device heals organs with a single touch

Researchers have developed a device that can switch cell function to rescue failing body functions with a single touch. The technology, known as Tissue Nanotransfection (TNT), injects genetic code into skin cells, turning those skin cells into other types of cells required for treating diseased conditions.

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Nanotechnology Used in Self-Healing Batteries – ENGINEERING.com

ENGINEERING.comNanotechnology Used in Self-Healing BatteriesENGINEERING.comForget about building a better mousetrap; make a better battery and you expand the possibilities for renewable energy and cleaner vehicles. Let's see what's happening on the front lines of battery research.

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