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2014-07-14 08:26:03

San Francisco, Calif., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic biology company Pareto Biotechnologies today announces a technology partnership with global bioengineering leader DNA2.0, enabling Pareto to further develop its technology for quick-to-market products. The integration of Pareto's rational-based design approach and DNA2.0's machine learning optimization technologies, such as ProteinGPS(TM) and GeneGPS(TM), is drastically speeding up the process of engineering proteins in...

2014-05-29 12:22:38

Report Developed by the Ecological Community Highlights Priority Research Areas WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental scientists and synthetic biologists have for the first time developed a set of key research areas to study the potential ecological impacts of synthetic biology, a field that could push beyond incremental changes to create organisms that transcend common evolutionary pathways. The Synthetic Biology Project at the Wilson Center and the...

2014-05-27 08:28:09

-- Brings Total Funding to $40.2 Million -- SAN FRANCISCO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twist Bioscience today announced that it raised $26 million in a Series B financing to commercialize the company's semiconductor-based synthetic gene manufacturing process. Nick and Joby Pritzker, through their family's firm Tao Invest, led the round, with participation from ARCH Venture Partners, Paladin Capital Group, Yuri Milner and additional strategic corporate and venture investors. All...

2014-05-19 23:06:18

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Synthetic Biology Market: Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/synthetic-biology-market.html. (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Synthetic Biology Market (Synthetic DNA, Synthetic Genes, Synthetic Cells, XNA, Chassis Organisms, DNA Synthesis,...

2014-05-06 16:27:36

LONDON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Synthetic Biology Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/biotechnology/synthetic_biology.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Synthetic Biology in US$ Thousands by the following Application Areas: Energy & Chemicals, Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for theUS, Canada, Japan, Europe,...

2014-05-01 04:22:27

DUBLIN, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x565dp/synthetic_biology) has announced the addition of the "Synthetic Biology Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast,2013 - 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x565dp/synthetic_biology ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Synthetic biology defined as...

Bacterial ‘FM Radio’ Developed By Researchers
2014-04-10 13:46:36

By Kim McDonald, UC San Diego Programming living cells offers the prospect of harnessing sophisticated biological machinery for transformative applications in energy, agriculture, water remediation and medicine.  Inspired by engineering, researchers in the emerging field of synthetic biology have designed a tool box of small genetic components that act as intracellular switches, logic gates, counters and oscillators. But scientists have found it difficult to wire the components...

2014-04-08 12:22:32

ALBANY, New York, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Synthetic Biology Market (Synthetic DNA, Synthetic Genes, Synthetic Cells, XNA, Chassis Organisms, DNA Synthesis, Oligonucleotide Synthesis)- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast,2013 - 2019" the global synthetic biologymarket was valued at USD 1.8 billion in 2012 and is estimated to reach a market worth of USD 13.4 billion...

2014-03-12 08:30:52

Former Endo Health and Johnson & Johnson Executive to Join as Senior Vice President GERMANTOWN, Md., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), a leader in synthetic biology, today announced the appointment of Kelly Huang, Ph.D., most recently President of HealthTronics, Inc., a subsidiary of Endo Health Solutions, to head the Company's newly established Consumer Sector. Dr. Huang will join Intrexon effective March 17, reporting to Chairman and Chief Executive...

2013-11-19 16:49:06

As the Do-It-Yourself Biology (DIYbio) community has grown, so have concerns among media and policymakers about these science enthusiasts’ ability to wield DNA and manipulate life. In 2009, for example, a Wall Street Journal headline summed up the popular misconception: “In Attics and Closets, ‘Biohackers’ Discover their Inner Frankenstein.” But in a first-ever survey of DIYbio practitioners (DIYers), the Synthetic Biology Project at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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