We could face a global food crisis by 2050. Is synthetic biology the solution?

We could face a global food crisis by 2050. Is synthetic biology the solution?

Synthetic biology has the potential to reshape our agriculture systems and to usher in a new era equitable and of ...

Synthetic biology ‘apps’: Here comes a revolution in medicine, chemicals, agriculture and food

Today, anyone who can code can win in the internet economy. Thanks to services such as Amazon’s AWS and Apple’s ...

Infographic: 3 strategies for finding coronavirus treatments

The scientific community is working around the clock, not only to protect us from COVID-19, but to prevent future strains ...
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Fashion future? 5 surprising industries synthetic biology could take over

In this post, we highlight a few of the growing fields where burgeoning synthetic biologists can expect to find job ...
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Viewpoint: Synthetic biology, and the quest to engineer life, will define a generation

More than ever, the systemic and slowly unfolding problems in our world today will define my generation. From petroleum-based production ...

Synthetic biology could outperform plants at producing marijuana components. But obstacles remain.

Using the tools of synthetic biology, innovators are making a bold move into the cannabinoid industry, particularly as cannabinoids are ...
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Biological DNA could solve our long-term data storage crisis

Molecular Information Storage, or MIST – also known as DNA digital storage and several other names – is using biological ...
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How synthetic biology could fight athletic doping with ‘biosensors’

It’s no secret that sports suffer from doping, the use of banned substances that enhance athletic performance. From Lance Armstrong ...

Why 2019 will bring DNA data storage closer to reality

SynBioBeta 2018 culminated in a final panel discussion about the future of DNA synthesis — what many would call the future ...
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