http://news.google.com - The Straits TimesNew $25m R&D programme could unlock health benefits of cannabis without the need to grow the plantThe Straits TimesThe programme is part of a new research initiative announced on Wednesday (Jan 10) by the National Research Foundation (NRF). The initiative, a $25-million Synthetic Biology Research and Development (R&D) programme, will span five years, and help boost ...
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 - Business InsiderThe 'Glowing plant' Kickstarter campaign is dead — now the founder ...Business InsiderOne of the most popular Kickstarter launches of the last several years was the Glowing Plant campaign. The campaign officially died, but never quite ended.and more »
http://news.google.com - Cambridge iGEM team wins Gold Medal and Best Plant Synthetic ...Cambridge NetworkNews from Cambridge businesses. Network members upload news here about their products, services and achievements.and more »
http://news.google.com - Cambridge iGEM team wins Gold Medal and Best Plant Synthetic Biology PrizeCambridge NetworkiGEM is a prestigious international Synthetic Biology competition designed to challenge university students from around the world. This year more than 300 teams entered iGEM and came together on 27-31 October at the annual Giant Jamboree in Boston.and more »
http://dx.doi.org - Naoki Wada, Yasuhiro Kazuki, Kanako Kazuki, Toshiaki Inoue, Kiichi Fukui and Mitsuo Oshimura
http://news.google.com - MIT Technology ReviewWhy Kickstarter's Glowing Plant Left Backers in the DarkMIT Technology ReviewIn any discussion of biohacking, Exhibit A is likely to be the “glowing plant,” the wildly successful 2013 Kickstarter campaign that raised $484,013 to create bioluminescent plants visible at night. Just one problem, though. There is still no glowing ...
http://dx.doi.org - Feixia Liu, Han Yang, Limin Wang and Bo Yu