synthetic biology

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.

PTN interviews Austen Heinz, CEO of Cambrian Genomics:

Posted in Featured, Interviews on 6th Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

Austen has ambitions to create artificial life forms: We dig deeper into the future of synthetic biology.