Hacked E. Coli Shows the Promise of Programmable Biology
Researchers turn living cells into biological sensing and computing platforms.
Neill Blomkamp’s Latest Short Film ‘Zygote’ Is Pure Biological Horror
The latest release from Oats Studios stars Dakota Fanning and takes place in a gritty, dangerous futuristic mining outpost.
‘Urban Biomining’ Could Be Used to Print Electronics on Earth and Beyond
Synthetic biology meets smart manufacturing.
Your Next T-Shirt Could Be Made Out of Seaweed
Radio Motherboard takes a deeper look into synthetic biology.
The Guy Behind Long-Delayed Glowing Plants Kickstarter Wants to Sell You Moss
Antony Evans still hasn’t shipped any glow-in-the-dark plants, but he wants you to trust him on his new product.
Get Ready for the Easy Bake Oven of Homemade Body Parts
Co-founder Andrew Pelling has already grown human ear cells on top of apples.
The New Adidas Are Made From Lab-Grown Spider Silk
The Futurecraft Biofabric will be 100 percent biodegradable, according to the apparel company.
Would You Wear Fashion Made From Your Own DNA?
Tina Gorjanc's 'Pure Human Project' examines a future where we can grow human leather.
The Field of Synthetic Biology Runs on Speculative Fiction
Scientists who are working on bioengineering techniques must realize that their work speculates a future where their breakthroughs will be embraced by society.
The VICE Morning Bulletin
Donald Trump promises to make America safe from violence in his speech at the RNC, an Indian military plane goes missing, a Colorado town finds THC in the drinking water, and more.
What Synthetic Biology Is Doing to Our Houseplants
A genetically modified moss that pumps out patchouli fragrance is in the works.
An Artist Is Growing a Real Human Hand
3D scaffolds, seeded with stem cells, become art in Amy Karle's 'Regenerative Reliquary.'