BIOHK2020 organized by HKBIO aims to provide an apt global platform to explore the potential and limitless biotech opportunities brimming in HK and network with the leading industry practitioners from around the globe.
Antonio RegaladoBig biotech conference in Hong Kong being cancelled due to turmoil in city.
Hong Kong has a long and independent tradition in biotech and science.
The experimental procedure is banned in the United States but is being offered at clinics abroad as a treatment for infertility
Antonio RegaladoAccurate update on "three-parent babies", aka moving genetic material from one woman's egg into that of a young healthy egg donor. Doesn't work for age-related fertility which is major reason for IVF. (But further attempts will be made).
The documentary series UNNATURAL SELECTION explores new developments in the science of gene-editing that defy evolution and raise moral, social and environme...
Antonio RegaladoOh my, oh my, OH MY! The trailer for Netflix CRISPR series "Unnatural Selection" featuring
--usual crew of biohackers @4LOVofScience etc.
--back of JC Belmonte's head
--Kevin Esvelt of MIT
Antonio Regalado"If you are really playing God, you don't care what other people think"
-- Kevin Esvelt, gene drive guy, MIT Media Lab.
Netflix CRISPR series is coming
Past laureates have their favorites and hunches, wrong though they usually are. As one 2018 winner said, “It’s not helpful to second-guess these things!”
Antonio Regaladoreporter has good source on Nobel Prize predictions.
I like a pick for DNA sequencing tech, but wonder if it can be distilled to 3 names. Without these inventions ... “there would be no map of the human genome.”
“Ideological outcasts” who have been “banned from other conferences”—surely the country’s most beleaguered minority—can soon find a home with other like-minded individuals at “Hereticon,” a three-day conference being planned by the Founders Fund...