synthetic biology

These 2021 Biotech Breakthroughs Will Shape the Future of Health and Medicine

Posted in Medicine, Reviews, Science on 7th Jan, 2022
by Alex Muller

With 2021 behind us, we’re going down memory lane to highlight biotech innovations that shaped the year, with impact that will likely reverberate for many years to come. Covid dominated the news, but science didn’t stand still.

Cheap DNA Sequencing Is Here. Writing DNA Is Next

Posted in Featured, Science on 25th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

When Twist launches its beta program in 2016, it will offer gene synthesis at 10 cents per letter with a guaranteed turnaround time of 10 days.

The Genomics Revolution:

Posted in Featured, Medicine on 1st Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

From evolution by natural selection to evolution by intelligent direction.

Chatty cellular machines take synthetic biology to next level

Posted in Featured, Science on 15th Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

Researchers are working on a new class of cellular machines that 'talk' to each other, and behave in sophisticated ways. Synthetic biology is going multicellular.

DARPA: We Are Engineering the Organisms That Will Terraform Mars

Posted in Science on 25th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

DARPA believes that it's on the way to creating organisms capable of terraforming Mars into a planet that looks more like Earth.