Synthetic Biology

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We’re becoming increasingly adept at coding life and created new kinds of DNA, and that’s…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Bacteria can be hard to reach, and even harder to genetically modify – until now….

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Future computers won’t necessarily be silicon, they could be chemical, liquid, molecular, or even biological…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Using bio-manufacturing and genetic engineering we are getting better at re-programming nature to make us…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Being able to genetically re-engineer chromosomes is the genetic equivalent of being able to re-write…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF By turning nature into a biological computer researchers can get plants to do all kinds…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Proteins essentially make the life work, and by understanding them faster we can now create…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Why take stuff with you into space when bacteria and other bugs can make everything…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The future of computing is a lot more sci-fi than you might think and we’re…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF AI, supercomputers and scientists created the world’s first living programable robots from frog cells, and…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF What if your food could vaccinate you against diseases? And other odd questions …  …