Global Technology – November 2012

Now let’s focus on this month’s most important advances in technology.  We’ll begin with a breakthrough in “synthetic biology.”

Synthetic biology is the latest and most advanced phase of genetic engineering.  It holds great promise for helping to solve some of the world’s most intractable problems, including:

  • Sustainable production of fuels.
  • Synthesis of critical drugs.
  • Safe removal of toxic and radioactive waste from the environment.

However, for synthetic biology to deliver on this promise.....

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