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DARPA Gives MIT Lab $32 Million To Program Living Cells
Pushing synthetic biology to the next level
Synthetic Heart Tissue Sticks Like Velcro
Not ideal for fastening children's shoes
Bacteria With Synthetic DNA Create Protein Never Found In Nature
For when the usual four nucleotides can’t give you what you want
What Would An E. Coli Do If It Were Much, Much Bigger?
Researcher models bacteria-controlled robots
Mutant Bacteria Will Test You For Disease And Color Your Pee Accordingly
Colorful pee is easy to see
SXSW 2015: I Reprogrammed A Lifeform In Someone’s Kitchen While Drinking A Beer
Biohacking kits help you modify genes in the comfort of home
Artificial Spider Silk Might Be Better, and Easier, Than Milking Spiders
Spider silk is amazing stuff. Its strength-to-weight ratio is second to none, and it’s biodegradable to boot, making it a...
This Paper Ticket Holds A Tiny Biological Machine
You can store the paper at room temperature, and all of its genetic and protein components will still work a year later.
Can Biohackers Succeed At Making ‘Real Vegan Cheese’?
Scientific opinion varies on the practicality of animal-free dairy.
A New Idea For Colonizing Space: Send Our DNA, Assemble Ourselves Once We Get There
I mean, it’s just too hard to send actual humans, right?