Synthetic Biology

Creating Life in The Lab

Synthetic biology is not only about human genetics. It aims at animal husbandry, microbiology, and even the environment and computers (no kidding here) just to name three important ones. While we embrace the significant advancements in diagnosing and treatment of diseases and improvements in other aspects of our lives, most also stop and wonder where it may takes us… and if that is where we want ‘to be.’ [Read More]


The Hidden Pollution

We have long known that plastic debris on land and in the ocean is a huge problem. But it is generally not known that the slow degradation of plastic leaves particles small enough to penetrate the cells of marine animals and never disappear. As part of the food chain, humans are exposed to a threat far larger than anticipated. [Read More]
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