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“Synthetic Biology”

Aug 28, 2015 01:50 PM ET // Renee Morad
Do-it-yourself bioengineering and garage-based DNA sequencing let anyone alter the human condition.
Aug 11, 2015 12:45 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Genetically engineered bacteria sense a variety of water-borne contaminants and in response, emitting an electric signal that can serve as an alert.
Jun 24, 2015 11:45 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
San Francisco-based firm, Pembient, wants to leverage their expertise in biotechnology to stop poaching. Continue reading →
May 19, 2015 08:00 AM ET // AFP
A genetically engineered yeast could be used to churn out morphine, codeine and other opiates using a simple home-brew beer kit.
Nov 7, 2014 02:32 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Synthetic biological processes could turn waste, soil and gases into fuel, food, medicine and raw materials for 3-D printing. Continue reading →
Mar 27, 2014 11:50 AM ET // Lina Zeldovich, FoxNews.com/Science
With the seeds available online, this will be the biggest release of a genetically engineered plant into the world.
Mar 24, 2014 03:45 PM ET // Dexter Johnson, IEEE Spectrum
Hybrid materials made from modified bacteria and nanoparticles respond to the environment and conduct electricity.
Dec 20, 2013 09:54 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
The motor could be useful for delivering drugs to specific areas in the body, among other tasks. Continue reading →
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