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Viewpoint: Why you shouldn’t clone your dog: Costs ‘go far beyond money’

Smithsonian | 
If you spend enough time reading about pet cloning, you’ll see that adjective come up over and over again: beloved ...
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Synthetic biology cheat sheet: Key players, big debates and lingo you should know

Slate | 
Key Players J. Craig Venter: After playing an important role in early efforts to sequence the human genome, Venter now ...
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Is there hope for diabetes cure through synthetic biology?

Slate | 
Type 1 diabetes is a discouraging disease. Despite the availability of synthetic insulin and increasingly sophisticated monitoring technology, it’s still ...
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What is synthetic biology?

Slate | 
[Synthetic biology is] a discipline that brings together the insights and methodologies of computer science; engineering; and, of course, biology ...
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