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"Pay my troops no mind; they're just on a fact-finding mission."

Andrew Hessel – Introduction to Synthetic Biology

Good one hour overview of the field by showing it’s similarities to traditional computing, also gives an explanation of it’s hockey stick growth:

Here’s a video documentary following some college students as they learn to how create bacteria that can perform useful tasks, like trying figuring out if water is safe to drink:

A synthetic biology documentary by Kelly Neaves and Dominic Rees-Roberts, following the Imperial College IGEM team (International Genetically Engineered Machine), as they discover how to engineer bacteria to perform specific tasks, and consider the implications of their work.

See previous:

https://colonyofcommodus.wordpress.com/2012/08/12/suggested-reading-for-understanding-the-trends-in-biotech/

https://colonyofcommodus.wordpress.com/2012/08/12/synthetic-biology-stuff/

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