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Synthetic biology

What I cannot create, I do not understand. – Richard Feynman

Synthetic biology is a topic that is being mentioned more and more frequently in scientific, but also mainstream, news.

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Factual

The Interpretive Dance That Is Biology

Every atom that meaningfully participates in the composition of organized relationships that defines our body,s a common behavioral thread; they’re all hungry for specific kinds of relationships. 175 more words

Wisdom

New Computer Program Can Help Uncover Hidden Genomic Alterations that Drive Cancers

Tested on large tumor genomics database, REVEALER method allows researchers to connect genomics to cell function —

Cancer is rarely the result of a single mutation in a single gene. 146 more words

Research

SBMC 2016 Munich - 6th Conference on Systems Biology of Mammalian Cells

From April 6th to April 8th 2016, the 6th Conference on Systems Biology of Mammalian Cells (#SBMC2016) took place at Klinikum rechts der Isar… 1,538 more words

Review

Cogito, Ergo...

From Part IV of Descartes’ Meditations(1):

…as I then desired to give my attention solely to the search after truth, I thought that a procedure exactly the opposite was called for, and that I ought to reject as absolutely false all opinions in regard to which I could suppose the least ground for doubt, in order to ascertain whether after that there remained aught in my belief that was wholly indubitable.

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Science

Minimal genome

Minimal genome

Larry H. Bernstein, MD, FCAP, Curator

LPBI

Minimal Genome Created

Scientists build a living cellular organism with a genome smaller than any known in nature. 1,744 more words

Genome Biology

New article published in Bioinformatics

ll-ACHRB: a scalable algorithm for sampling the feasible solution space of metabolic networks

Random sampling of the solution space has emerged as a popular tool to explore and infer properties of large metabolic networks. 131 more words

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