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2014-10-08 12:27:58

iGEM will host the largest annual gathering of synthetic biologists worldwide on October 30 - November 3, 2014? in Boston, Massachusetts CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct.

Bacteria Batteries
2013-07-17 12:48:12

Students at Germany's University of Bielefeld are using the bacteria Escherichia coli to help construct a biological battery.

Bielefeld Students In The Top ‘Sweet Sixteen’ In Boston
2012-11-07 12:31:06

Months of painstaking work in the laboratory at Bielefeld University‘s Center for Biotechnology (CeBiTec) have paid off: the 15 students participating in this year’s ‘international Genetically Engineered Machine competition’ (iGEM) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have good reason to celebrate.

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2012-09-07 19:39:32

For children under five years old, diarrheal disease is the second largest cause of death. This disease kills as many as 1.5 million children globally every year according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

2012-07-13 23:02:29

The AuRACLE AGT-2 is the breakthrough that’s about to revolutionize the way that people test their gold, and its now available for pre-order at iGem. (PRWEB)

2012-06-25 23:23:14

A biological filter to remove estrogens from waste water and drinking water -- 15 Bielefeld students submitting this project to the 'international Genetically Engineered Machine competition' (iGEM) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston, USA are setting their sights high.

Image 1 - Students Coax Yeast Cells To Add Vitamins To Bread
2011-10-26 03:20:11

Any way you slice it, bread that contains critical nutrients could help combat severe malnutrition in impoverished regions.

2011-03-21 16:45:52

A software package designed to minimize the potential risks of synthetic biology for the nation's defense and security is now available to the gene synthesis industry and synthetic biology community in an open-source format.


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