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2013-05-01 10:38:27

The number of private and public entities conducting research in synthetic biology worldwide grew significantly between 2009 and 2013.

2013-04-22 16:57:31

Cells are the basic unit of a living organism.

2013-04-03 12:57:13

What effects will the rapidly growing field of synthetic biology have on the conservation of nature?

2013-02-04 14:46:46

By reproducing in the laboratory the complex interactions that cause human genes to turn on inside cells, Duke University bioengineers have created a system they believe can benefit gene therapy research and the burgeoning field of synthetic biology.

2013-02-01 13:19:16

The scientists, from Imperial College London, say their research brings them another step closer to a new kind of industrial revolution, where parts for these biological factories could be mass-produced.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.