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Synthetic Biology: Ten Years Old, Ten Years On

The LoomBy Carl ZimmerMar 5, 2010 1:45 PM


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E. coli that can count? In my new podcast, I talk to James Collins, an engineer-turned-biologist who helped usher in the science of synthetic biology ten years ago. We talk about the challenges of getting cells to do what you want them to, and what synthetic biology will look like in 2020. Check it out.

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