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2010-09-16 17:34:17

Amid growing concern that synthetic life sciences pose biosecurity and biosafety risks, scrutiny is increasing into the burgeoning DNA sequence trade.

2010-09-11 02:10:21

The glycome, encompassing all of the complex sugars produced by an organism, is comprised of multiple families of molecules whose function in the human body is often determined by the structure, composition, and placement of the attached sugars, as explored in a comprehensive look at the field of glycomics in a group of key articles in OMICS: A Journal of Integrative Biology.

2010-09-10 13:15:39

Synthetic biology—defined as the design and construction of new biological parts, devices, and systems or re-design of existing natural biological systems for useful purposes—holds enormous potential to improve everything from energy production to medicine, with the global market projected to reach $4.5 billion by 2015.

2010-09-08 23:00:00

National survey finds support for research but with oversight and greater attention to risks WASHINGTON, Sept.

2010-06-23 01:18:38

Researchers at Virginia Tech, New York University (NYU), and the University of Milan, Italy, have created a data mining algorithm they call GOALIE that can automatically reveal how biological processes are coordinated in time.

2010-06-18 13:58:50

The process of aging disturbs a broad range of cellular mechanisms in a complex fashion and is not well understood.

2010-06-17 15:02:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Melissa Kemp, Ph.D., was named the winner of the third annual Council for Systems Biology in Boston (CSB2) Award, sponsored by Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


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  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.