Over at Adaptive Complexity, Michael White blogs about what many perceive as a major goal of synthetic biology: that is, establishing a set of standard biochemical parts that can be used to build systems. "I'm skeptical that any single standardized biological device will hold up well under very different cellular contexts, without a lot of trial-and error modifications," he writes. "Instead of one-size-fits-all parts that probably won't work in many contexts, let's have standardized part-making kits."
A Standard Approach, But Custom Output
May 06, 2009