synthetic biology

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synthetic biology

n.
The branch of biology that involves undertaking large-scale manipulation of DNA sequences in order to modify biological systems to perform novel functions, such as the production of drugs or the destruction of cancer cells.

synthetic biology

n
the application of computer science techniques to create artificial biological systems
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28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Biohacker, bestselling author, creator of Bulletproof Coffee, and Bulletproof Founder Dave Asprey announced today that the third annual Bulletproof Biohacking Conference will be held October 23 - 25, 2015 at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, California.
Epigenetics, biohacking biofilm, stabilizing the brain and microbiome.
com)-- Biohacking (or Do-It-Yourself Biology) is coming to New Mexico.
Mr Cannon explained that he works for a company that focuses on biohacking which manufactures devices that are meant to integrate with the human body.
Every November, college kids from Michigan to Munich descend on MIT, eager to show off their biohacking skills.
Biohacking, implantable RFIDs and the future of body modification Advances in the world of body modification may soon make tattoos seem like quaint relics, according to Shannon Larratt, founder of the BME body modification website, who says "biohackers" and "transhumanists" are experimenting with radical methods of body enhancement that combine technology and art.
Fashionably' known as biohacking, the activity involves spending free time consulting the Internet, jerry-rigging laboratory equipment, and tinkering with the very foundations of life on Earth.
The idea of fooling the body's natural processes through such things as caloric restriction is referred to in some circles as biohacking.