http://news.google.com - Entangled with Synthetic Yeast: Social Dimensions of the Sc2.0 projectPLoS Blogs (blog)The first synthetic biology effort to build a comprehensively re-designed eukaryotic genome recently made news with seven papers in a special issue of Science[i] (see also 'Extreme Makeover'[ii]). The project – Saccharomyces cerevisiae 2.0,[iii] more ...and more »
http://news.google.com - SelectScienceAccelerating Synthetic Biology Using Automated WorkflowsSelectScienceDr David McClymont, Head of Automation at SynbiCITE, discussed automated synthetic biology approaches, at the Labcyte Genomics Symposium. SynbiCITE have taken the standard language and working methods of synthetic biology, combined these with ...and more »
http://news.google.com - The VergeHow to create a new life form: Historian Sophia Roosth on the future of synthetic biologyThe VergeSo how did this field get started? Where do synthetic creatures belong on the family tree? And how does the language we use when we describe synthetic biology shape the field? The Verge spoke with Sophia Roosth, a historian of science at Harvard ...
http://news.google.com - The Ecologist'New Breeding Techniques' and synthetic biology - genetic engineering by another nameThe EcologistAdvocates claim that synthetic biology and the so-called New Breeding Techniques (NBTs) are distinct from genetic engineering (GE), write Helena Paul, Elisabeth Bücking & Ricarda Steinbrecher. In fact synthetic biology and NBTs carry similar risks to ...
http://news.google.com - Labiotech.eu (blog)SynbioBeta Launches Venture Fund for Synthetic Biology StartupsLabiotech.eu (blog)US-based venture capital fund Data Collective has announced that it is partnering with SynBioBeta to launch a new synthetic biology venture fund. Data Collective will join forces with SynBioBeta founder John Cumbers to launch the DCVC SynBioBeta fund, ...Data Collective Partners With Dr. John Cumbers, Founder of ...Business Wire (press release)Data Collective and SynBioBeta founder John Cumbers launch a seed stage biotech fundTechCrunchall 3 news articles »
http://news.google.com - Slate MagazineWhat Exactly Is Synthetic Biology? It's Complicated.Slate MagazineMaybe! But in the short term, they're doing it in the service of synthetic biology more generally. It's a discipline that brings together the insights and methodologies of computer science; engineering; and, of course, biology. It encompasses genetic ...and more »
http://news.google.com - Lab NewsLeap forward made in synthetic biology - Laboratory NewsLab NewsAn international team of more than 200 researchers have made significant progress in building an organism from scratch.and more »
http://news.google.com - Slate MagazineWhat exactly is synthetic biology? - SlateSlate MagazineSo, apparently scientists are working to synthesize the genome of yeast? Is this, like, the first step toward better bread or something? Maybe! But in ...and more »