NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The UK government has awarded £3.9 million ($6.6 million) to fund four new research fellowship projects that will that apply engineering techniques to synthetic biology research, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council said on Friday.

These four projects are part of a round of £13 million in fellowship grants aimed at nurturing and advancing the UK's scientific talent in three areas, including synthetic biology, advanced materials, and robotic and autonomous systems.

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