After ten days, international scientists are collaborating to share data including the genetic sequence of the coronavirus in race to learn more about the virus. This effort will assist with development treatment and potentially to identify a cure or vaccine. The speed at which this collaborating is happening is brand new and made possible by technology.
A gene editing enzyme could be used to disable RNA viruses such as influenza or Ebola.
Crispr technology has not been able to insert new genes into DNA sequences well, but an update to the tool could fix this flaw.
Researchers have developed “prime editing,” a true search-and-replace function for DNA.
Biosecurity issues in synthetic biology have many stakeholders with different perspectives, including the biotechnology industry, academics, government officials. and members of the public.
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Shape-shifting materials could be used to deliver drugs, and to create sentinels for almost any biological signal,
New technologies and processes like continuous manufacturing have the potential to increase yields and speed up the timeline for bio-manufacturing.
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California passes a law that will require sellers of DIY gene editing kits to display a warning that states the kits are not intended for use on the buyer.