October 25th, 2013 | Category: E. coli, Media coverage, Metabolic engineering, Video | Leave a comment

German Diesel and Other News

For German coverage of our biofuels paper, look no further than 3sat. The article starts at 22mins and features interviews and cameos from many in the mezz. lab. Keep your eyes pealed for a stealth technician around the 23.40min mark. Further good news is a nomination for a University of Exeter Impact Awards in the ‘Outstanding impact […]

September 19th, 2012 | Category: Beginner's Guides, Ethics, iGEM, Media coverage, Seminars, Synthetic Biology | Leave a comment

The 1st public biobrick: exploring public access to the tools of synthetic biology

For those in London next week, University College London are hosting a synthetic biology exhibition and Q&A session. 

May 23rd, 2012 | Category: Computing, Information processing, Media coverage, Papers, Synthetic Biology | Leave a comment

Data storage in living cells

There’s a lot of interest (including at the Beeb) in a new paper from Drew Endy published in PNAS: rewritable digital data storage in live cells via engineered control of recombination directionality.

March 27th, 2012 | Category: Beginner's Guides, Ethics, Media coverage, Synthetic Biology | Leave a comment

Alphabetti Biology

In addition to David Shukman’s upcoming appearance on BBC R4, he has written an article on the BBC news website on synthetic biology, which will be added to tomorrow.  Find the article here.  Some ‘interesting’ posts in the ‘Your comments’ section at the bottom…

March 27th, 2012 | Category: Audio, Beginner's Guides, Ethics, Media coverage, Synthetic Biology | Leave a comment

Synthetic Biology on R4′s Today

The BBC’s David Shukman reports on Synthetic Biology on the Today program (7:40 time slot).

February 7th, 2012 | Category: Audio, Ethics, Media coverage, Multimedia | Leave a comment

Biosecurity on BBC R4

BBC Radio 4pm tonight at 8pm, File on 4 discusses Biosecurity, …a rapidly developing branch of science known as ‘synthetic biology’ offers dramatic possibilities for developing new vaccines and targeting many lethal diseases. But does it also increase the risk that newly-created organisms could be used for harmful purposes

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