Trends related to Synthetic Biology
Researchers are developing a new technique that might someday enable us to upgrade our children before they’re born.
Synthetic biology is being used to discover and produce molecules on demand. The Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) and the MIT-Broad Institute Foundry tested whether […]
Researchers had previously developed artificial cells that come very close to the real thing, but last year, scientists at the University of California-San Diego discovered a […]
A team of scientists at Arizona State University and Harvard University created single-stranded DNA—which is capable of self-folding into origami-like shapes. It turns out that RNA […]
The Human Genome Project-read (HGP-read)—an initiative to sequence the human genome and to improve the technology and costs associated with sequencing DNA—wrapped up in 2004. But […]
In an experiment at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, researchers successfully printed and implanted synthetic ovaries in mice that resulted in a successful pregnancy.