Werkstatt Leben

Der Deutsche Ethikrat hat kürzlich eine Tagungsdokumentation mit dem Titel “Werkstatt Leben: Bedeutung der Synthetischen Biologie für Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft” publiziert, mit Beiträgen aus der Wissenschaft und der Technikfolgen-Abschätzung. Auf Seite...

Real Fiction

Presentations and Discussions about Design Engineering biology sits at the heart of the next technological revolution: genetics, molecular biology, synthetic biology. We have been manipulating nature for hundreds of years, will it be different? What would the everyday...

Synbio Summer School

The upcoming hands-on Summer Course on Synthetic Biology will take place in Madrid this Jun 23-Jul 6. Sponsored by the ST-FLOW Project and the ERASynBio Eranet, the accepted students will be defrayed their registration and accommodation expenses and there will be a...

Making Perfect Life

European Parliament publishes the Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA) – Options Brief No 2012-08, about “Making Perfect Life: European Governance Challenges in 21st Century Bio-engineering”. The Assessment was carried out by a number of...

Ausstellung der Wiener Biokunst

Nature Animée Kunst und Molekularbiologie? Die Bioart Gruppe Pavillon 35 bringt diese Felder zusammen. Lebende Materialien wie Pilze, Bakterien, Samen von Orchideen, Bohnen und Erbsen werden künstlerisch transformiert. Ebenso werden Konzepte aus Anatomie und...

I can’t get rid of the horses

Recent findings throughout Europe  demonstrated that “Beef” was in many cases horse meat. One can only speculate how long this foul practice has been going on and how many other products contain surprising ingredients. How often are food products tested...