molecular biology

Biggest X-Ray Laser Gun On Earth Opens In September

Biggest X-Ray Laser Gun On Earth Opens In September

Even if you haven’t seen any James Bond films, you’re probably aware that the space laser battle depicted in Moonraker ranks among the stupidest scenes in the franchise’s history. But there’s a new laser gun in town that’s actually good and opening up for business. It is not a weapon.

Genetic Analysis Of 250 Burgers Reveals Some Unsavoury Surprises

Genetic Analysis Of 250 Burgers Reveals Some Unsavoury Surprises

Last year, a biotech startup called Clear Labs performed DNA testing on a bunch of hot dogs and discovered that they often contain more than the label advertises. The same company has now used its arsenal of molecular technologies to break down your other favourite meat-on-a-bun product: burgers. Once again,…

The Plan To Feed The World By Hacking Photosynthesis

The Plan To Feed The World By Hacking Photosynthesis

With the world population projected to soar past the 11 billion mark by 2100, we’re going to need to find some creative new ways of putting food on the table. The latest science-powered plan to feed the world? Hacking photosynthesis.