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Scientists at the J. Craig Venter Institute Publish Paper Outlining Efficient Synthetic Biology Methods to Genetically Engineer Microalgae

LA JOLLA, CA – April 21, 2015 – Scientists from the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI), a not-for-profit genomic research organization, published a paper today outlining new synthetic biology methods to manipulate a type of Continue reading Scientists at the J. Craig Venter Institute Publish Paper Outlining Efficient Synthetic Biology Methods to Genetically Engineer Microalgae

Boom and bust of ‘green crude’ leads to new venture: synbio food oils and more

The idea behind Sapphire Energy was radical: Use synthetic biology, a promising new technology that lets scientists reengineer the genetics of living organisms, to take on the fossil-fuel industry—and do the whole thing with pond scum. Continue reading Boom and bust of ‘green crude’ leads to new venture: synbio food oils and more