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Decoding Synthetic Biology

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Uploaded by Essinova on August 30, 2009

Imagine living cells acting as memory devices; biofuels brewing from yeast, or a light receptor taken from algae that makes photographs on a plate of bacteria. With the new science of synthetic biology, the goal is to make biology easier to engineer so that new functions can be derived from living systems. Find out the tools that Bay Area synthetic biologists are using and the things they are building.

Tags: synthetic biology, Registry of Standard Biological Parts

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