Do-it-yourself bioengineering and garage-based DNA sequencing let anyone alter the human condition.
Genetically engineered bacteria sense a variety of water-borne contaminants and in response, emitting an electric signal that can serve as an alert.
San Francisco-based firm, Pembient, wants to leverage their expertise in biotechnology to stop poaching. Continue reading →
A genetically engineered yeast could be used to churn out morphine, codeine and other opiates using a simple home-brew beer kit.
Synthetic biological processes could turn waste, soil and gases into fuel, food, medicine and raw materials for 3-D printing. Continue reading →
With the seeds available online, this will be the biggest release of a genetically engineered plant into the world.
Hybrid materials made from modified bacteria and nanoparticles respond to the environment and conduct electricity.
The motor could be useful for delivering drugs to specific areas in the body, among other tasks. Continue reading →
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