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
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.
There have been a number of reviews and special issues dedicated to the developing field of synthetic biology. These, I am sure, will be getting a mention as time goes on. As a first offering though I will draw attention to a special issue of Science from last autumn (2nd September 2011). Continue reading