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“Synthetic Biology”

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,
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 →
Dec 13, 2013 02:03 PM ET // Nic Halverson
Keeping these running shoes in good condition would be like watering a house plant. Continue reading →
Nov 17, 2013 10:25 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Big structures rule this week's tech gallery, from the new tallest building the U.S. to a vertical ship designed to drift on ocean currents.
Nov 14, 2013 02:25 PM ET //
The virus increases the surface area of the wire, which in turn increases the area where electrochemical activity takes place.
Oct 1, 2013 12:40 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
When programmed in certain ways, bacteria can store data, clean dangerous waste, produce film-like images and even make renewable fuel.
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