[USA] When did you first hear the phrase “synthetic biology”? Was it many years ago, or did it just happen when you clicked on this blog? Continue reading An introduction to start-ups in synthetic biology
[USA] The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is developing a project to support public dialog concerning the development and use of biotechnology. Continue reading US Environmental Protection Agency Biotechnology Algae Project
[USA] The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced last week that it is developing a project intended to support public dialog concerning the development and use of synthetic biology (synbio). Continue reading EPA Posts Information on GM/Synbio Algae Project
Biotechnology firm Solazyme has revealed that it is mulling plans for its first European production plant, as it seeks to expand its portfolio of algae-based oils.
The US-based company, which first rose Continue reading Solazyme hints at plans for European algae oil plant
People within the life sciences often use the term “synthetic biology” but still disagree on exactly how to define it. One running joke is that if you ask five scientists, you’ll get six different definitions. The term was coined by biotech researchers who wanted to set their efforts apart from ongoing biotech applications… Continue reading Will the real synthetic biology please stand up?
In this video from our June 17 Techonomy Bio conference, Nancy J. Kelley, former founding executive director of the New York Genome Center, gives a presentation of the economic, social, and regulatory implications of biology… Continue reading Engineering Biology to Address Global Challenges
Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–June 2, 2014. In an open letter released today, 17 national and international consumer, environmental, women’s health and farming groups called on leading “natural” cleaning and personal care… Continue reading Groups Call on Ecover and Method to Drop Extreme Genetic Engineering Plans