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Regulating Synthetic Biology When Its Risks Are Unknown

Melissae Fellet

Regulating Synthetic Biology When Its Risks Are Unknown

The social implications of synthetic biology are unknown, but researchers and social scientists are already thinking of ways to craft fair safety regulations

The art of the artificial: test-tube organs and organisms

Stephanie Hanel

The art of the artificial: test-tube organs and organisms

Current research that sounds like science fiction, but is already a present reality: an assembly line for cultured limbs and synthetically produced bio-organisms. Current research that sounds like science fiction, but is already a present reality: an assembly line for cultured limbs and synthetically produced bio-organisms.

Hanno Charisius

Synthetic Genes, Synthetic Cells – Synthetic Life

Nature needed about one billion years to create the simplest single-cell organisms that swam around in the primordial soup. Now, scientists are eager to create synthetic life – but better and faster.