synthetic biology, genetically modified crops, genetic modification

Beans and Biotechnology

We have all heard of the negative health consequences that come with consuming trans-fats from foods. Trans fats are especially bad for your heart, as they cause arteries to clog, raise your “bad” (LDL) cholesterol and lower your “good” (HDL) cholesterol. Trans fat, also known as trans-fatty acids, are actually considered to be the worst…

GetSynBio: The New Community Portal

GetSynBio is a new community portal for synthetic biology, which includes original interviews with the most interesting people in synthetic biology, as well as links to the most pertinent news stories, a huge list of related videos, an events timeline and a page publicizing the most interesting iGEM projects. Click here to visit the site.…