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Inexpensive, mass-produced genes at core of synthetic biology advances at UH
...per titled "Accurate multiplex gene synthesis from programmable
DNA microchips," appearing in the current issue of Nature, the weekly scientific journal for biological and physical sciences research. "Synthetic genes are like a box of Lego building blocks," Gao said. "Their organization is very complex, even i...
National Academies Keck Futures Initiative to co-sponsor life engineering symposium
...ogical systems. Topics include: the use of DNA as programmable
substrate; the design of synthetic bacteria to produce malaria drugs and fight cancer; methods for programming stem cells; and ways to engineer signaling proteins to control cell morphology. Computer scientists and electrical engineers will describe...
DNA constraints control structure of attached macromolecules
...d generate multiple molecular states that would be programmable
by DNA sequence. In other efforts, we would like to control macroscopic assembly processes by influencing the shapes of self-assembling molecular components."...
Nanoparticle assembly enters the fast lane
...ility to self-assemble according to well-specified programmable
rules," said Oleg Gang, the Brookhaven physicist who leads the research team. "Using biological materials such as DNA, we are developing approaches to control the assembly of inorganic nano-objects. However, in order to really turn this attractive ap...
Salmon tracking program expands to California
...he researchers gathered last year, using buoys and programmable
undersea gliders to determine the ocean's temperature, salinity, chlorophyll level and dissolved oxygen content in the areas the fish were caught. "I started fishing in 1970 and this is the most optimistic I've been about any kind of research relat...