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New $25m R&D programme into synthetic biology could unlock health benefits of cannabinoid-based medication - The Straits Times

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http://news.google.com - The Straits TimesNew $25m R&D programme into synthetic biology could unlock health benefits of cannabinoid-based medicationThe Straits TimesSINGAPORE - Cannabinoid-based medication can, among other things, help to counteract the nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy. Scientists here hope to unlock the therapeutic potential of cannabinoids - chemical compounds found in the ...

New initiative to boost synthetic biology research - The Straits Times

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http://news.google.com - The Straits TimesNew initiative to boost synthetic biology researchThe Straits TimesCountries such as the United States and China have also invested in developing synthetic biology capabilities. Mr George Loh, NRF director of programmes, said: "Synthetic biology research is maturing and we are well positioned to move forward with ...

New $25m R&D programme could unlock health benefits of cannabis without the need to grow the plant - The Straits Times

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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 ...

IISER Pune students bag silver medal at global event for Tuberculosis diagnostics through synthetic biology - Hindustan Times

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http://news.google.com - Hindustan TimesIISER Pune students bag silver medal at global event for Tuberculosis diagnostics through synthetic biologyHindustan TimesExplaining the body of the work, Dr Chaitanya Athale, the supervisor of the project, said, “Within the constraints of synthetic biology, teams had to find a plan to either solve a real-world problem, some fundamental problems in biology or just ...

Newly developed switch activates genes thousands of times better than nature - Phys.Org

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http://news.google.com - Phys.OrgNewly developed switch activates genes thousands of times better than naturePhys.Org"For anything to happen in biology, the 'light' has to be turn on," said Lucks, a member of Northwestern's Center for Synthetic Biology. "We're always interested in turning things on, so we found a way to engineer some really good light switches ...and more »

Virginia Tech professor arrested, charged with defrauding government - Roanoke Times

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http://news.google.com - Roanoke TimesVirginia Tech professor arrested, charged with defrauding governmentRoanoke TimesZhang is a biological systems engineering professor. His expertise is in protein engineering, synthetic biology and biofuels. Zhang, along with Tech graduate Zhiguang Zhu and postdoctoral researcher Chun You, are alleged to have defrauded the ...and more »

Comic-stripping science of its mysteries - The Straits Times

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http://news.google.com - The Straits TimesComic-stripping science of its mysteriesThe Straits Times"They feel that the future will be greatly changed by synthetic biology, and Hollywood has given it a bad name by presenting a dystopia in movies where mad scientists create horrible monsters by manipulating DNA," said Mr Fong. He said the scientists ...

No space for data? Store it in DNA - The Straits Times

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http://news.google.com - No space for data? Store it in DNAThe Straits TimesThe event was co-organised by the NUS' Synthetic Biology for Clinical and Technological Innovation (SynCTI), the BioBricks Foundation and SynBioBeta, an international community of entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers and enthusiasts devoted to the ...