Tag Archives: synthetic biology

New blood

The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) has announced the first trial to give synthetic blood to human volunteers. Scientists are aiming    ... more

Artificial answers

Immunologists at the Scripps Research Institute in Florida have shown that a synthetic molecule binds the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) more    ... more

A new lease on life 

UK scientists have synthesised the world’s first artificial enzyme using nucleic acids produced in the lab called ‘XNA’. This research encourages    ... more