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June 29, 2017
New Natural Selection: How Scientists Are Altering DNA to Genetically Engineer New Forms of Life
June 27, 2017
A discussion on the capacity to print a human genome featuring Drew Endy in The Atlantic.
June 12, 2017
More than a century after Ford, Bioengineering professor Manu Prakash, is applying the same cost-cutting rigor to the design of scientific instruments. The results are jaw-dropping.
June 8, 2017
The Lloyd W. Dinkelspiel Award for Distinctive Contributions to Undergraduate Education, named after the late president of the Board of Trustees who served from 1953 to 1958, recognizes outstanding service to undergraduate education and the quality of student life. This year's Dinkelspiel Award recipients, Greg Boardman, Adam Schorin and Ross Venook, will receive their awards on Sunday, June 18, during the 126th Commencement ceremony.
May 15, 2017
​In the Future of Everything radio show, Stanford bioengineers Russ Altman and Christina Smolke discuss advances in synthetic biology and the rise of opioids made from yeast.