Description

An ABC radio broadcast onĀ Fri 21 Apr 2017, 7:42am on Synthetic Biology in Australia.

Synthetic biology promises to revolutionise everything from the fuel we use, to the clothes we wear. In Australia the science has been used to create a raspberry flavoured glass of Chardonnay, while work continues to build the world's first fully synthetic yeast cell. The industry is growing exponentially, but an Australian leader in the field is warning that local businesses are missing the boat.

Subject

Synthetic Biology in Australia

Period21 Apr 2017

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Media contributions

  • TitleDesigner yeast just the start of a synthetic biology revolution
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletABC radio
    Media typeRadio
    Duration/Length/Size3:26
    CountryAustralia
    Date21/04/17
    DescriptionSynthetic biology promises to revolutionise everything from the fuel we use, to the clothes we wear. In Australia the science has been used to create a raspberry flavoured glass of Chardonnay, while work continues to build the world's first fully synthetic yeast cell. The industry is growing exponentially, but an Australian leader in the field is warning that local businesses are missing the boat.
    Producer/AuthorDavid Coady
    URLwww.abc.net.au/radio/programs/am/designer-yeast-just-the-start-of-a-synthetic/8460224
    PersonsIan Paulsen, Daniel Johnson, Heinrich Kroukamp