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Intravenous drips need not be changed every few days

Small intravenous drips commonly used in the hand or arm do not need to be moved routinely every 3 days, say researchers Continue reading “Intravenous drips need not be changed every few days” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, May 25th, 2010
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Patent-run for synthetic life form could be ‘damaging’, says Brit scientist

Efforts to patent the first synthetic life form would give its creator a monopoly on a range of genetic Continue reading “Patent-run for synthetic life form could be ‘damaging’, says Brit scientist” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, May 20th, 2010
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Scientists create “Artificial Life”

Researchers at the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI), published results today describing the successful Continue reading “Scientists create “Artificial Life”” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010
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Microfluidic technology could be a boon for synthetic biology

Fictional candy maker Willy Wonka called his whimsical device to sort good chocolate eggs from bad, an eggucator. Continue reading “Microfluidic technology could be a boon for synthetic biology” »  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, February 21st, 2010
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Biotech, Nanotech and Synthetic Biology Roles in Food Probed

Some say the world’s population will swell to 9 billion people by 2030 and that will present significant Continue reading “Biotech, Nanotech and Synthetic Biology Roles in Food Probed” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, August 3rd, 2009
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Synthetic Biology – Opportunities and Risks

The new research field of synthetic biology will, in the medium term, open up a great deal of potential for Continue reading “Synthetic Biology – Opportunities and Risks” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, June 10th, 2009
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Researchers advance Natural Computing and Synthetic Biology techniques for treating diseases

Researchers from the Artificial Intelligence Group (LIA) at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid’s School of Continue reading “Researchers advance Natural Computing and Synthetic Biology techniques More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, March 17th, 2009
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Researchers develop programmable cells to understand living systems

The roots of synthetic biology stretch back only eight years, and the discipline is so new that it does not yet Continue reading “Researchers develop programmable cells to understand living systems” More...

By BioNews On Monday, December 22nd, 2008
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New centre launched today to spearhead UK research in synthetic biology

Programming biological cells so that they behave like engineering parts is the focus of research at a new Continue reading “New centre launched today to spearhead UK research in synthetic biology” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, June 9th, 2008
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Synthetic Biology: funders move to address social and ethical challenges

The report of an independent review of social and ethical challenges associated with research into, and the Continue reading “Synthetic Biology: funders move to address social and ethical challenges” More...