A new paper highlights 20 emerging issues in bio-engineering.
It is frequently claimed that synthetic biology offers biologically-based routes for producing chemicals and materials that are more sustainable than fossil-derived incumbents. A new paper in Scientific Reports probes this claim, for the case of bio-based nylon, using both deliberative and analytical approaches within a framework of Constructive Sustainability Assessment.
I had planned to order a late breakfast, but as soon as I saw that the Impossible Burger was on the lunch menu, I knew I had to give it a try.
This is the astounding nighttime view (from Emeryville in the East Bay) looking towards the Oakland Bay Bridge.