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

Recent News

"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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Scientists create a lab-made microbe with fully redesigned DNA for the first time

Guardian - 15-May-2019

Organisms can survive even with a simple genetic code

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