Blogs on topical issues
It's About Time: notes from a workshop on mammalian engineering biology and the many temporalities of research and innovation
The subject of time was explored in a small workshop held on 8 June 2023
Built with Biology 2022
1900 investors, innovators, engineers, scientists, entrepreneurs and academics in one place
Biopolis: Writers and scientists re-imagine the cities of the future
Alessia Lepore reflects on her experience of an artistic collaboration with a writer in exploring future cities.
Could microbes be our smallest collaborators in biotechnology?
Microbes are more than tiny machines. Let’s see what we might learn from them, and even what we might accomplish together.
Crossing kingdoms, disciplines and continents
What can art, STS and synthetic biology do together?
Young Frankenstein - A cautionary tale or valuable lesson
What art can teach us about science
Biodesign Challenge 2017
An insider view of the biodesign challenge
Building Human Artificial Chromosomes on the other side of the world
A research exchange to Japan brought unexpected benefits
What can synbio do for next-generation biologics?
Synthetic biology offers a bonus for biologics
Biosafety on earth and beyond
A review of the biosafety issues arising from synthetic biology
Automation, expectations, and laboratory work. A robot in every lab?
The impact of automation and robots in our labs
You can’t beat the benefits of a face-to-face
The benefits of meeting personally