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What is Synthetic Biology?

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Life Science Series: Episode 5 Academics from the Faculty of Life Sciences and the School of Chemistry discuss synthetic biology and talk about the work being carried out at the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology. Prof Eriko Takano and Prof Perdita Barran answer; What is synthetic biology? Will synthetic biology replace fossil fuels? Has genetic engineering been given a bad name? And, does synthetic biology mark a fundamental change to evolutionary process?