Synthetic Biology

The focus here will be on biological devices that cure diseases, prevent health issues and reverse ageing.

Wikipedia: Synthetic biology is an interdisciplinary branch of biology, combining disciplines such as biotechnology, evolutionary biology, molecular biology, systems biology, biophysics, electrical engineering, and is in many ways related to genetic engineering. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Synthetic_biology

Resources

Book Life at the Speed of Light: From the Double Helix to the Dawn of Digital Life - Book about synthetic genomics. - Amazon

Resource Kate Adamala on Creating Synthetic Life - Sean Carroll podcast helps to define the boundary of the chemistry of life

Resource Synlogic - Company designing Synthetic Biotic medicines.

Resource Nuclera

Resource Cobra Biologics

Book The Emergence of Life: From Chemical Origins to Synthetic Biology - Amazon

Recent News

Synthetic protocells allow researchers to examine cell movement

Nano Magazine - 06-Dec-2019

The more ways we can study and understand cell activity the better

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"Smart" cells for 'smart' therapies

UCSF - 24-Jul-2019

“Smart” cells behave like tiny autonomous robots, planned to detect damage and deliver help

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Programmable bacteria can be used to kill cancer cells

New York Times - 03-Jul-2019

This could be dawn of a new era - cancer treatment without side effects

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