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Engineers write programming language to help build synthetic DNA

Chemists could soon turn to a standardized set of instructions on how to program molecular interaction in a test tube or cell.

By September 30, 2013

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Dress to kill in this synthetic spider silk outfit

Qmonos is a tough, lightweight artificial spider silk with mass production applications, including everything from car parts to artificial blood vessels.

By May 26, 2013

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Singularity University launches synthetic biology accelerator

The new program will give three initial companies a leg up in getting their startups off the ground. The accelerator will be modeled on those that traditionally work with tech and biotech startups.

By May 17, 2012

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Bouncing from sugar cane to synthetic rubber

Genomatica says it has made butadiene, used in production of products such as tires and latex, from renewable sources rather than fossil fuels.

By August 22, 2011

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Rentech's synthetic diesel fueling A3 TDI road trip

When Audi accepted last year's 2010 Green Car of the Year award, it may not have realized that a road trip was part of the prize package. Next week, two Audi A3s will traverse down the California coast as part of the magazine's Green Car of the Year Tour using Rentech's RenDiesel to power their 2.0-liter diesel engines.

By October 14, 2010

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Scientists create synthetic cell, version 1.0

Scientists at the J. Craig Venter Institute have announced the creation of a synthetic cell controlled by manmade genetic instructions.

By May 20, 2010

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Buzz Out Loud 1233: Synthetic life is oh so blue (podcast)

We have synthetic life! Craig Venter's new bacterium is alive and is blue... because that's what it's programmed to be. Also, Google says Happy 30th Birthday Pacman by putting a playable game into the Google banner. Tech support calls ensue.

By May 21, 2010

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Ep. 1233: Synthetic life is oh so blue

We have synthetic life! Craig Venter's new bacterium is alive and is blue... because that's what it's programmed to be. Also, Google says Happy 30th Birthday Pacman by putting a playable game into the Google banner. Tech support calls ensue.

By May 21, 2010

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Synthetic 'tree' promises to catch carbon

Scientists at Columbia University are developing a tall structure designed to catch carbon 1,000 times faster than the real thing.

By June 24, 2009

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Synthetic bacteria-fighting organisms win Lemelson-MIT prize

Bacteriophages aren't as popular as antibiotics--but that could change, thanks to researchers.

By February 27, 2008