A new polymer gel may offer a drug-free solution to preventing retinal scarring after eye surgery.
Synthetic DNA molecules could serve as an easy-to-manufacture alternative to traditional antibody-based rapid tests.
A new bacterial platform makes plant-derived pigments more soluble, overcoming long-standing issues around their use in pharmaceuticals.
From expanding the genetic alphabet to uncovering antibiotics hidden in silent genes, A*STAR’s researchers are wielding the tools of synthetic biology to improve our lives in surprising ways.
Using an expanded genetic alphabet containing fluorescent artificial DNA bases, scientists can now visually detect and quantify DNA molecules for use in diagnostics.
A rapid genome editing
technique that can be switched on and off by a simple chemical cue holds great
promise for stem cell studies