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May 10, 2017
A group of scientists is pushing ahead with plans to build whole genomes—including human ones—from scratch. Featuring comments by Drew Endy.
May 6, 2017
An article appearing in The Economist in May examines recent commercial ventures for cell-free biology among four companies. The two companies farthest along, Sutro and GreenLight, come out of the Swartz Lab and were co-founded by Dr. Jim Swartz, Professor in the Departments of Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering.
May 3, 2017
Faculty, staff and students are pushing the Stanford community to embrace and pursue the study of games and interactive media, an interdisciplinary, applicable and socially relevant topic.
April 19, 2017
Stanford undergraduates have won a national prize for their work developing a new antibiotic to combat the growing threat of multidrug-resistant bacteria.
April 3, 2017
​In the Future of Everything radio show, Russ Altman talks to bioengineer David Camarillo about head injuries and what we can do protect our brains.​