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Synthetic Biology and Queer Theory Are Cutting Down the “Tree of Life” You Learned About in School - Slate Magazine

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http://news.google.com - Slate MagazineSynthetic Biology and Queer Theory Are Cutting Down the “Tree of Life” You Learned About in SchoolSlate MagazineDeciding what organisms (and people!) are “related” to each other is more complicated than it seems. By Sophia Roosth. iStock/Thinkstock Biological taxonomy has incorporated novelty into its codified systems. But perhaps it is is a folk category ...

7th International Meeting on Synthetic Biology - Scientist Live

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http://news.google.com - 7th International Meeting on Synthetic BiologyScientist LiveSB7.0, the Seventh International Meeting on Synthetic Biology, will take place 13-16 June 2017 at the National University of Singapore. The meeting is jointly organized by the BioBricks Foundation, SynBioBeta and the National University of Singapore.

Sensitive CRISPR diagnostics using RNA targeting CRISPR ... - PLoS Blogs (blog)

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http://news.google.com - PLoS Blogs (blog)Sensitive CRISPR diagnostics using RNA targeting CRISPR ...PLoS Blogs (blog)I was recently involved in a collaboration between the Zhang and Collins labs at MIT to use the RNA-targeting CRISPR protein Cas13a/C2c2 to detect either ...and more »

Sensitive CRISPR diagnostics using RNA targeting CRISPR enzyme - PLoS Blogs (blog)

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http://news.google.com - PLoS Blogs (blog)Sensitive CRISPR diagnostics using RNA targeting CRISPR enzymePLoS Blogs (blog)I was recently involved in a collaboration between the Zhang and Collins labs at MIT to use the RNA-targeting CRISPR protein Cas13a/C2c2 to detect either DNA or RNA from pathogens. By combining the use of Cas13a/C2c2 as a detector with isothermal ...and more »

Directed evolution in synthetic biology: an interview with Professor Frances Arnold - PLoS Blogs (blog)

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http://news.google.com - PLoS Blogs (blog)Directed evolution in synthetic biology: an interview with Professor Frances ArnoldPLoS Blogs (blog)Scientists working in the fields of biocatalysis and synthetic biology exploit the power of these natural catalysts to find greener and easier routes for chemical synthesis. The problem is that, even though Nature has gifted us with many biocatalysts ...

Imperial branches out to develop synthetic biology in East Africa - Imperial College London

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http://news.google.com - Imperial College LondonImperial branches out to develop synthetic biology in East AfricaImperial College LondonSynthetic biology experts from Imperial College London headed to East Africa to help identify where the field could have a life-changing impact. The field, which draws together elements of biology and engineering, harnesses living cells and their ...

Inflammation-sensing Gut Bacteria Brought to You by Synthetic Biology - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

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http://news.google.com - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology NewsInflammation-sensing Gut Bacteria Brought to You by Synthetic BiologyGenetic Engineering & Biotechnology NewsNew research may eventually lead to orally ingestible bacteria for monitoring gut health and disease—with the ultimate goal being the development of a home inflammation test. Listen now for more details!

Synthetic Biology Building a custom eukaryotic genome de novo - Nature.com

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http://news.google.com - Nature.comSynthetic Biology Building a custom eukaryotic genome de novoNature.comThe Synthetic Yeast Project (Sc2.0) aims to create the first synthetic eukaryotic genome. It is based on synthesizing, from scratch, a reworked Saccharomyces cerevisiae genome that is optimized for genomic stability and includes various design features ...