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2011-08-01 19:54:28

In the wake of last year's creation of the first self-replicating cell with a synthetic genome – which was quickly followed by a request from President Barack Obama for a report by the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues – a series of essays in the Hastings Center Report examines the social challenges that synthetic biology presents.

2011-06-28 00:00:31

Fluorescent Black, a wildly popular science fiction comic printed first as a periodical in Heavy Metal Magazine and later as a collected novel, will now be released in European territories, in three different languages: Spanish, French and English.

2011-06-10 07:30:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Technologies Corporation has signed an exclusive license agreement for novel technology that enables synthetic biologists to effectively program and control the genetic circuitry in engineered pathways and organisms.

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.

2011-02-01 00:37:18

Having trouble with your resolutions list already? Make the switch from cloning to synthesis and give yourself more time and energy to focus on your research. Resolve to work smarter—saving time and money and getting better results.

2011-01-16 00:23:26

As the New Year comes around, iGem Instruments brings in with it a new tool for the jewelry industry.

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2011-01-06 14:44:47

In a groundbreaking achievement that could help scientists "build" new biological systems, Princeton University scientists have constructed for the first time artificial proteins that enable the growth of living cells.

2010-12-22 00:01:33

Series D Round Led by BlackRock with Participation by All Previous Investors South San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 21, 2010 LS9, Inc. today announced that it has received $30 million in its latest round of funding.

2010-12-17 13:20:18

Until this year, all human-made objects have moved according to the laws of classical mechanics.

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2010-12-16 15:05:00

The White House announced on Thursday that the controversial field of synthetic biology poses limited risks and should be allowed to proceed.


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