genetic engineering


Could synthetic biology kick us out from earth?

Have you heard of synthetic life? Earlier this year, the world learned about Syn 3.0 – an engineered bacteria containing only the crucial genes for living. Its genome is the smallest of any self-sufficient living organism and consists of only 473 genes, which were designed in a computer, chemically synthesized […]


Unlimited possibilites, unlimited responsibilities

  At TEDxVienna 2013 UNLIMITED we confronted ourselves with all kinds of limits we have broken, are breaking and will break. Overcoming limits given to ourselves is a deeply rooted human characteristic throughout history; may it be our use of tools to compensate the abilities which we don’t naturally have […]