https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6828-1000 Guest post by Ariel Hecht and Marc Salit from the Joint Initiative for Metrology in Biology. Synthetic biology will realize its potential as an engineering discipline when we can reproduce, exchange, compare, and build upon
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https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6828-1000 A recent article in New York Times about DIY biology and biohacking sparked a vigorous discussion about biosecurity and regulation of synthetic biology. The article starts with the rather sensationalist title, As D.I.Y.
0000-0003-0319-5416We continue to improve our ability to read, write, and edit DNA on larger and larger scales. GP-write wants to gather and coordinate the global enthusiasm around large-scale genome engineering to bring about some major
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6828-1000 Canada is known for several things: cold weather, Niagara Falls, kind residents, maple syrup… but a new initiative, SynBio Canada, aims to make the country a reference point in Synthetic Biology. Canada is strong
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6828-1000 Researchers believe that DNA – the molecule that stores information about life – could one day be used as a type of sensor, to record information based on its surroundings. Synthetic DNA (not produced
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6828-1000 Written by EUSynBioS steering committee members Daniel Bojar, Adam Amara and Clea Lachaux. On April 2010, the Gulf of Mexico turned black. The largest marine oil spill initiated by an explosion of methane