News tagged with synthetic life

Antioxidant with a long shelf life

(Phys.org) —Scientists from ETH Zurich have developed a nanomaterial that protects other molecules from oxidation. Unlike many such active substances in the past, the ETH-Zurich researchers' antioxidant has a long shelf ...

dateJun 17, 2013 in Nanomaterials
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Technology to screen for synbio abuses lags

Amid growing concern that synthetic life sciences pose biosecurity and biosafety risks, scrutiny is increasing into the burgeoning DNA sequence trade. Research published today in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists looks ...

dateSep 16, 2010 in Biotechnology
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