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First use of whole genome ‘synthetic biology’ — poster child for new science — in Africa

Synthetic biology is the design and construction of biological devices and systems for useful purposes (figure from The Official Andreas CV Blog). Four years ago, Time Magazine columnist Nancy Gibbs argued (The risks and rewards of synthetic biology, 28 Jun 2010) the need for early, inclusive and expansive public debate on advances at the frontiers of … Continue reading