Researchers at the International Open Facility Advancing Biotechnology (aka, BIOFAB) have just announced that they have, in effect, established rules for the first language for engineering gene expression, the layer between the genome and all the dynamic processes of life…
… allowing researchers to engineer the function of DNA more precisely, and to better predict the resultant behavior.
DNA meets DNS. Informatics and Synthetic biology. Excellent talk TEDxEdmonton - @andrewhessel
Researchers at Harvard University have made an artificial jellyfish using a sheet of silicone and rat heart cells. Read more at: http://www.nature.com/news/artificial-jellyfish-built-from-rat-cells-1.11046