IEEE Life Sciences Newsletter

Synthetic Biology: Advancing New Applications

by Leslie Mertz

Research in synthetic biology is broadening the field of life sciences through the design and construction of genetically-encoded devices, pathways, networks, and systems.

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Nature Holds the Key to New Technology

Synthetic biology offers new ways to solve old problems. This video discussion showcases some of the promising solutions in this new age of synbio technology, as well as some of the challenges of implementation.

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July 2016 Contributors

Leslie MertzLeslie Mertz, Ph.D. is an experienced science, technology, medical, and environmental writer who has written for numerous magazines, and other media and publishing outlets. She has authored nine books, co-authored a 10th, and written a wide variety of articles and chapters for additional books.
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