There’s a new report in Science, “a logic-gated nanorobot for targeted transport of molecular payloads” from Shawn Douglas, Ido Bachelet and George Church with plenty of coverage, including Nature, New Scientist and SynBio champion the Daily Mail. There is also an accompanying video (below). Continue reading
Rob Carlson, an iGEM judge the last few years, has a blog called synthesis. Those interested in the future of technology should read Rob’s ideas for 2050. In the short-term however, for those of us in Exeter entering the competition for the first time, Rob’s advice for future iGEM teams is essential reading. Continue reading
Christina Agapakis is a postdoctoral research fellow at UCLA in the lab. of James C. Liao. She writes the rather excellent synthetic biology blog Oscillator. Previous posts can still be found at her earlier Scienceblogs residence.