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Gaming for catastrophe: Bioterrorism could create a pathogen ‘far worse than nature ever could’

One Zero | 
In the darkened ballroom of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, D.C., some of the finest minds in government are ...
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The story behind the looming $30-billion-a-year synthetic DNA data storage market

MIT Technology Review | 
[Emily] Leproust is cofounder and CEO of Twist Bioscience, a five-year-old startup that is, by some estimates, the world’s largest ...

‘Fully customizable’ genome: Replacing yeast’s 12.5 million base pairs piece by piece

MIT Technology Review | 
Homo sapiens has had a tight relationship with Saccharomyces cerevisiae, the unicellular fungus better known as brewer’s yeast. … That doesn’t mean S ...
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Redefining natural selection: How synthetic biology may solve sustainability challenges in food, fuel and health

Newsweek | 
[S]ynthetic biology] is poised to change how we feed ourselves, clothe ourselves, fuel ourselves—and possibly even change our very selves ...

Bryan Walsh: Modifying the endless debate over genetically modified crops

Time | 
The following is an edited excerpt. I’ll admit—I’ve never quite understood the obsession surrounding genetically modified (GM) crops. To environmentalist ...

Can GM crops bust the drought?

Time | 
Farmers and crop companies are struggling to figure out ways to cope with severe drought. Changing the weather is still ...