“There is a Kickstarter project that involves taking an oak tree and splicing firefly genes into it. The end result would be trees that glow. More than just cool in it’s own right, maybe you could use those firefly trees to illuminate roads instead of streetlamps. That’s awesome.”
The following is a selection of the papers published by Dr. P. Prusinkiewicz and his students and colleagues.
Här finns även boken The Algorithmic Beauty of Plants att ladda ned gratis.
the inner life inside a human cell
Harvard University selected XVIVO to develop an animation that would take their cellular biology students on a journey through the microscopic world of a cell, illustrating mechanisms that allow a white blood cell to sense its surroundings and respond to an external stimulus. This award winning piece was the first topic in a series of animations XVIVO is creating for Harvards educational website BioVisions at Harvard.
By watching evolution in progress, scientists reveal key developments in the evolution of complex life and put evolutionary theories to the test
Har inte hunnit läsa artikeln själv än men verkar intressant.
After the cost of energy had made global shipping of raw materials and packaged goods unimaginable, only the rich could afford traditional, mass-produced commodities. Synthetic biology enabled us to harness our natural environment for the production of things. Coded into the DNA of a plant, product parts grow within the supporting system of the plant’s structure. When fully developed, they are stripped like a walnut from its shell or corn from its husk, ready for assembly.
A neurosphere (a free-floating cluster of neural stem cells found in vitro) giving rise to more mature neurons. Blue are cell nuclei, red are axons of neurons.
Image by Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte at The Salk Institute for Biological Studies.
The Cell: An Image Library™ is a freely accessible, easy-to-search, public repository of reviewed and annotated images, videos, and animations of cells from a variety of organisms, showcasing cell architecture, intracellular functionalities, and both normal and abnormal processes. The purpose of this database is to advance research, education, and training, with the ultimate goal of improving human health.
Högupplösta, fina, bilder.
DIY transhumanism biohacking. Låter både smärtsamt och intressant. Här är hennes blog. Punk!
Bra, förklarande inlägg om vad det är som egentligen hittats.
Hackteria is a collection of DIY Biology, Open Source Art Projects that use Biology, LifeSciences, Biotechnology.
Sökes: mer fritid.
Sonic Charge Synplant is a software synthesizer with a genetic approach to sound creation.
Tipstack till Johan.