#Genetic

CRISPR technology used to develop Tuberculosis-resistant cows

10 months ago — 2 min read

In a world first a team of Chinese Enginers have used the CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technique to produce live cows with increased resistance to bovine tuberculosis successfully. The team of engineers...

New CRISPR system could reliably repair many disease-causing mutations

2 years ago — 1.5 min read

A new CRISPR system that can switch single letters of the genome cleanly and efficiently has been developed at Harvard paving the way for reliably repairing many disease-causing DNA mutations...

Autonomous trucks complete 2,000-kilometer journey across Europe.

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

Today Dutch Infrastructure and the Environment Minister Schultz van Haegen welcomed six columns of autonomous trucks to Maasvlakte II after they had completed a 2,000km journey across Europe. Part of...

Carbon emissions drop in the UK as renewables rise

2 years ago — 1.5 min read

Provisional figures released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) have revealed a 3.4% drop in greenhouse gas emissions last year. This decrease is thanks in large part...

Record $286 billion invested in renewables globally in 2015

2 years ago — 0 min read

Developing nations have led the way in investing in renewable energy in 2015, as revealed by a study by the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management for the UN Environment...

German engineers develop self-monitoring intelligent motors

2 years ago — 0 min read

24 March 2016 Researchers from Saarland University in Germany are developing intelligent motor systems which bypass the need for additional sensors by acting as their own multifunctional sensors. The team,...