http://news.google.com - NAS Publishes Interim Report On Synthetic BiologyLexology (registration)The report provides an overview of the categories of synthetic biology and a set of initial questions aimed at guiding the assessment of concern related to the technologies and applications of the field. The framework outlines factors for assessing the ...
http://news.google.com - XconomyHow Bayer and Ginkgo Teamed Up in a $100M Synthetic Biology BetXconomyNitrogen is essential for plant growth and photosynthesis, but plants can't pull it directly from air. They rely on bacteria on their roots to convert the gas into a usable form. Many major food crops don't have these bacteria but Bayer wants to change ...
http://news.google.com - BU TodayKilachand Center Hosts Inaugural SymposiumBU TodayResearchers in Khalil's field of synthetic biology have “gotten really good at cataloging, gotten really good at disassembling” biological systems, he says, but not so good at the next step: assembling biological parts into functional tools or organisms.
http://news.google.com - NAS Publishes Interim Report On Synthetic Biology | The National ...The National Law ReviewOn August 21, 2017, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NAS) released their interim report titled A Proposed Framework for ...and more »
http://news.google.com - Labiotech.eu (blog)Bayer Launches Plant Microbiome Biotech with a Huge €84M Series ALabiotech.eu (blog)With the microbiome already gaining traction in the therapeutics field, Bayer has decided to take it to agriculture. In partnership with US synthetic biology upstart Ginkgo Bioworks, the German giant is creating a new company to engineer plant ...and more »
http://news.google.com - NAS Publishes Interim Report On Synthetic BiologyThe National Law ReviewOn August 21, 2017, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NAS) released their interim report titled A Proposed Framework for Identifying Potential Biodefense Vulnerabilities Posed by Synthetic Biology. The U.S. Department of ...and more »
http://news.google.com - Chemical & Engineering NewsBayer and Ginkgo launch microbe companyChemical & Engineering NewsBayer and Ginkgo Bioworks are forming a new company to exploit the potential of synthetic biology to improve microbes that help plants grow. The unnamed firm launches with a $100 million investment from the parent companies and Viking Global Investors.and more »
http://news.google.com - Microbial metabolites as mimickers of human moleculesNature.comA new study has found that gut bacteria produce metabolites — N-acyl amides — that interact with G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) and mimic human GPCR ligands, providing clues to how microbial metabolites might regulate host physiology. The links ...and more »