Already, the promise of synthetic biology is being realized as this level of engineering is brought into drug development. GT looks into synthetic biology drugs in the pipeline and where this field is heading.
Navigenics, ImaGenes, Ocimum Biosolutions
In PLOS this week: nasal microbial communities in asthma patients; sequencing-based way to detect, track schistosomiasis; and more.
The New York Times speaks with Vanderbilt's John Anthony Capra about Neanderthal genes in modern humans.
A draft guidance from the FDA suggests the agency wants to more tightly control gene-edited animals, according to Technology Review.
Researchers were among this weekend's protesters bemoaning the new US administration, Vox reports.