What is Synthetic Biology?

Synthetic Biology is an emerging subject that brings together basic scientists and engineers to create biologically inspired systems that perform new functions.

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What is The Network?

The Synthetic Components Network is one of seven research council funded Networks in Synthetic Biology. It is a partnership between the following institutions:

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Synthetic Biology

Definitions of Synthetic Biology, details, events and news.
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Ethical, legal and social issues (ELSI)

What are the ethical and societal implications of Synthetic Biology?
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The public and Synthetic Biology

General information for the public about Synthetic Biology, and public engagement resources.
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