synthetic biology

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    Synthetic Biology Is Not Just Good, It’s Good For You Crunch Network

    Synthetic Biology Is Not Just Good, It’s Good For You

    Synthetic biology (synbio for short) is a term that circulates freely through the tech world, but what exactly does it mean? It inspires both excitement and concern, depending on application and context. To advance uses of synthetic biology we need to promote better understanding of what these technologies mean, and how they can be used to improve the world around us in new and exciting ways. Read More

  • LS9 Raises $30 Million More To Replace Petroleum- With Plant-Based Fuel And Chemicals

    A new SEC filing revealed that LS9 — a biotechnology startup turning plant-based materials into fuel and chemicals for use within traditional petroleum-based systems — has raised a series D investment of $30 million. The round was led by BlackRock and joined by all of LS9’s previous investors: Flagship Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners and CTTV… Read More