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Genetically Modifying Algae into Lipid Megaproducers: Sheridan College Students Advance to National Foundation’s Innovation Challenge

[USA] Revving up the genetic horsepower of algae to gush lipids for use as biofuel has propelled four Sheridan College students onto the national stage in Washington, D.C. Continue reading Genetically Modifying Algae into Lipid Megaproducers: Sheridan College Students Advance to National Foundation’s Innovation Challenge

Synthetic biology – Ecover must come clean

Following The Ecologist’s revelation about Ecover’s use of synthetic biology to make laundry detergent, the company has put its trials on hold, writes Jim Thomas. But to regain public trust, the company must re-engage honestly with its critics, and its customers… Continue reading Synthetic biology – Ecover must come clean