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Synthetic Biology: The next generation of Genetic Engineering

Last week I went to the beach to take in the immense biodiversity of the marine sanctuary that is the Monterey Bay. While looking for frolicking dolphins, I noticed a number of young people with their eyes glued to their phones. 1,013 more words



Having listened to QUIRKS AND QUARKS  podcast on Nov 24, 2012 about synthetic technology it has opened my eyes to the world of science, and how their are endless possibilities to what we can do with new technology coming through to assist us with synthetic DNA. 135 more words


How Intellectual Property Reinforces Inequality | New York Times

In the war against inequality, we’ve become so used to bad news that we’re almost taken aback when something positive happens. And with the Supreme Court having affirmed that wealthy people and corporations have a constitutional right to buy American elections, who would have expected it to bring good news? 168 more words

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US Supreme Court's Gene Patenting Decision, June 13, 2013

Factual background.  Myriad Genetics held exclusive patents related to its discovery of the precise location and sequence of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes.    It has enforced its exclusive rights.   215 more words

Evidence of Intelligent Design

I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Marvelous are Your works, And that my soul knows very well. (Psalm 139:14)

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Craig Venter Unveils "Synthetic Life" (via Metousiosis)

Sparking my interested into synthetic biology, a video if Craig Venters annoucement which generated quite a large buzz within the media earlier on this year. 77 more words

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