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Scientists produce synthetic yeast chromosome, with help from Hopkins students - Baltimore Sun

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http://news.google.com - Scientists produce synthetic yeast chromosome, with help from Hopkins studentsBaltimore SunPublished Thursday in an online edition of the journal Science, the research is important in the field of synthetic biology, an emerging area of science that applies the principles of engineering to living systems. While other teams have synthesized ...

Eureka! Scientists unveil giant leap towards synthetic life - The Independent

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http://news.google.com - Eureka! Scientists unveil giant leap towards synthetic lifeThe IndependentScientists have made the first artificial chromosome which is both complete and functional in a milestone development in synthetic biology, which promises to revolutionise medical and industrial biotechnology in the coming century. The researchers ...

Synthetic biology DIY chromosomes - The Economist

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http://news.google.com - BBC NewsSynthetic biology DIY chromosomesThe EconomistTHE science of synthetic biology took an important step forward this week with the announcement in Science, by a team from Jef Boeke's laboratory at Johns Hopkins University, in Baltimore, of the first completely synthetic yeast chromosome. This takes ...Scientists hail synthetic chromosome advanceBBC NewsScientists Move Closer to Inventing Artificial LifeNational GeographicScientists build first synthetic yeast chromosomeReutersNature.com -Popular Mechanics -USA TODAYall 21 news articles »

Synthetic Biology - HealthNewsDigest.com

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http://news.google.com - Synthetic BiologyHealthNewsDigest.com(HealthNewsDigest.com) - "Synthetic biology" (or "synbio") refers to the design and fabrication of novel biological parts, devices and systems that do not otherwise occur in nature. Many see it as an extreme version of genetic engineering (GE). But ...

EarthTalk: Should synthetic biology be of concern for environmentalists? - Bellingham Herald

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http://news.google.com - EarthTalk: Should synthetic biology be of concern for environmentalists?Bellingham Herald"Synthetic biology," or "synbio," refers to the design and fabrication of novel biological parts, devices and systems that do not otherwise occur in nature. Many see it as an extreme version of genetic engineering (GE). But unlike GE, whereby genetic ...and more »

Experts say synthetic biology makes bioterrorism more accessible - BioPrepWatch

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http://news.google.com - Experts say synthetic biology makes bioterrorism more accessibleBioPrepWatchbioweapons Biodefense and counter-terrorism experts Patrick Rose and Adam Bernier said on Monday that advancements in synthetic biology could give more options to organizations that want to develop and pursue biological weapons. The pair published ...

Dr. James J. Collins, a Pioneer in Synthetic Biology, Joins the Scientific ... - Business Wire (press release)

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http://news.google.com - Dr. James J. Collins, a Pioneer in Synthetic Biology, Joins the Scientific ...Business Wire (press release)NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agilis Biotherapeutics, LLC, a synthetic biology-based company focused on developing DNA-based therapeutics for rare genetic diseases, announced today Professor James J. Collins, Ph.D., a pioneer in the field of synthetic ...and more »

Surgical Nanorobotics using nanorobots made from advanced DNA origami and ... - Next Big Future

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http://news.google.com - Surgical Nanorobotics using nanorobots made from advanced DNA origami and ...Next Big FutureAfterwards he did two postdocs; one in engineering at MIT and one in synthetic biology in the lab of George Church at the Wyss Institute at Harvard. Now, his group at Bar-Ilan University designs and studies diverse technologies inspired by nature. They ...