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'Forgotten' antibiotic offers hope against worst superbugs

An antibiotic overlooked since its discovery in the late-1970s could help develop new drugs against life-threatening infections caused by some of the world's most dangerous superbugs.

Scientists create artificial enzymes

London - Researchers have created artificial enzymes in the laboratory. These enzymes are encoded by artificial genetic material and can function as biological catalysts.

Man gets world’s first synthetic organ transplant

Stockholm - An Icelandic man has recieved the world's first completely artificial trachea transplant. Doctors, scientists and researchers hope to use this technology to do more with regenerative science.

Skin Tissue Sculptures Raise The Bar On Body Art

Imagine being able to grow pictures on top of your skin. From actual living tissue. That you get to mix'n'mould with your very own home kit. A Liverpool arts show featuring skin tissue sculptures promises this and more.

Updata: Lab-Grown Diamonds Make the Cut

Since 2003, synthetic diamond production has taken off, driven by consumer demand for merchandise that’s environmentally friendly (no open-pit mines), sociopolitically neutral (no blood diamonds), and monopoly-free (not controlled by De Beers).

Synthetic biology in the hands of terrorists?

The technology to create deadly bacteria and viruses from simple genetic material is almost mature and could fall into the hands of terrorists.

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