"Thermo Fisher Scientific has known that HeLa cells were stolen from Ms. Lacks and chose to use her body for profit anyway," the lawsuit says.
Advances in biotechnology, especially within the agricultural sector, can help us overcome the immense, interconnected challenges of climate change and global hunger.
Both government and industry are missing an opportunity to use new machine learning technology to deliver better health care at a lower cost.
Such materials could one day be used in medicine to encourage skin repair, according to one researcher.
With a broad market and wide range of players, this is only a glimpse into the wearables market as a whole.
The mosquitoes are being released as part of an experiment to help combat a disease-transmitting local species, according to Oxitec, the company behind the project.
The urgency of tracking coronavirus carriers calls for relaxing rules on data privacy. But unless these changes are ringfenced for this emergency, every aspect of our physical lives could soon be traded by Big Tech.
In the wrong hands, this technology could create a weapon with the potential to inflict catastrophic damage on an unprecedented scale.
Clinical trials for the drug were discontinued earlier this year, sending shockwaves through the industry.
The researchers utilized special electric signals generated by eye movements to control and change the focal length of the soft lens.
Human brain surrogates are enabling researchers to understand more about various neurological disorders.
This futuristic fabric bio-battery is now in the works.
Pitting mosquitoes against mosquitoes just might work.
Scientists harness the power of lysozyme, a protein found in tears and egg whites, to make energy.
A medical startup has developed an experimental "SkinGun"—the world's first device to use a patient's stem cells to directly heal the skin.
Quell tricks the central nervous system to produce natural opioids to relieve pain.
Making red blood cells from scratch, locating aging genes and "designer" cells help cure leukemia.