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“Synthetic Biology”

Apr 5, 2016 11:55 AM ET // AFP
a vial barely bigger than a bullet contain 1 million copies of 1902 French silent film A Trip to the Moon, the first movie to use visual effects.
Mar 24, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
One-third of the genes relate to unknown, but critical biological functions.
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,
With the seeds available online, this will be the biggest release of a genetically engineered plant into the world.
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