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Synthetic Biology News

Scientists have created a new strain of yeast with over half of its DNA synthetic

Nature - 08-Nov-2023

Opening up the possibility of engineering complex organisms from scratch


Scientists have created a special type of melanin that can heal skin wounds

Northwestern University - 02-Nov-2023

Also shields skin from sun damage, environmental toxins, and radiation exposure


New proteins with shapeshifting abilities could transform biotechnology

Singularity Hub - 22-Aug-2023

AI can now design proteins that change shape in response to external stimuli


Camena Bioscience raises $10m in series A for DNA synthesis technology

Longevity Technology - 10-Jul-2023

Highly accurate enzyme-based approach to advance the ability to read, write and manipulate DNA


Penn State team develops protein-based nanocomputing agent to influence cell behaviour

Penn State College of Medicine - 26-May-2023

Paving the way for more targeted, efficient cell-based therapies to treat diseases like diabetes and cancer

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The Emergence of Life: From Chemical Origins to Synthetic Biology


The book gives an exhaustive treatment of the biophysical properties of vesicles written by Pier Luigi Luisi

Life at the Speed of Light: From the Double Helix to the Dawn of Digital Life


Book about synthetic genomics written by J. Craig Venter

Hacking Darwin: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity


Explores how the genetic revolution will transform us, our species and our world

Cobra Biologics

Company that is providing a biologics and pharmaceuticals services


Nuclera makes biology accessible through desktop enzymatic protein and gene synthesis

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