Genetic Engineering

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Imagine being able to wipe out deadly viruses by using themselves against themselves … that’s what this tech does at…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We are getting closer to being able to create organisms that are 100% synthetic DNA and that are truly artificial…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF At first the genetically engineered chickens were resistant to bird flu, but then the researchers found that the virus mutated…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Not everything man made is better than what nature can create, although increasingly using synthetic biology we’re re-creating nature.  …

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Our mastery of synthetic biology is improving so much that this weird breakthrough is now possible.   Love the Exponential…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF People are looking at ways to use nature to help clean the environment, and air purifying plants is one way…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF This year, you might not know it, your food costs will increase not necessarily because of scarcity but because the…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Biology is programmable, and we’re learning how to program it to our advantage to kill cancer.   Love the Exponential…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Xenotransplantation relies on organs from other species that can be transplanted into humans to be genetically engineered to be virus…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Synthetic bacteria aren’t natural, and now scientists are starting to give them new abilities.   Love the Exponential Future? Join…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We’re becoming increasingly adept at coding life and created new kinds of DNA, and that’s good and bad …  …

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Essentially the human body is an amazing machine, and as scientists understand it better they’re managing to code it to…