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Biosynthesis captured in motion

Biosynthesis captured in motion | Synthetic Biology Ethics | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —Chemists have caught molecules in the act of biosynthesis revealing an animated view of how a fundamental piece of cellular machinery operates.
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Synthetic biology will be interdisciplinary

Synthetic biology will be interdisciplinary | Synthetic Biology Ethics | Scoop.it
Biologist-turned-artist Britt Wray, keynote speaker at a Concordia round table, explains the potential and the pitfalls.
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Staying Safe in a Biology Revolution

Staying Safe in a Biology Revolution | Synthetic Biology Ethics | Scoop.it

CFR senior fellow for global health Laurie Garrett explains the conundrum of dual-use research of concern (DURC)...

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DNA Sequences Reveal Full Identities

DNA Sequences Reveal Full Identities | Synthetic Biology Ethics | Scoop.it

“We are in what I call an awareness moment,” said Eric D. Green, director of the National Human Genome Research Institute at NIH.

 

"There is no easy answer about what to do to protect the privacy of study subjects."


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Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)'s curator insight, January 17, 2013 9:08 PM

Big Data meets DNA and kills privacy. Again.

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Salt compounds challenge chemistry

Salt compounds challenge chemistry | Synthetic Biology Ethics | Scoop.it
All good research breaks new ground, but rarely does the research unearth truths that challenge the foundation of a science. That's what chemists have now done. Scientists have compressed sodium chloride -- rock salt -- to form new compounds.
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Manipulations in 3D printed wet-ware

Manipulations in 3D printed wet-ware | Synthetic Biology Ethics | Scoop.it

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In our laboratory we have been developing new approaches to discover the 'transition-to-evolvability' in chemistry.

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Challenges to Biosecurity

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This article summarizes the results of a qualitative risk assessment project on the biosecurity implications of developments in synthetic biology and nanobiotechnology carried out by the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI).


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