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Feature | 8 min READ
Synthetic biology has the power to revolutionise science. How is EI’s DNA Foundry going to help build life from its basic building blocks?
The oldest trees have seen it all over millennia, and though their rings tell us their age, their meristems hold the secret to eternal youth.
Podcast | 8 min READ
Dr Pete Bickerton and Ben White give us a rundown of how the Thought For Food Global Summit 2017 unfolded.
Quick read | 5 min READ
Bridging bench-based biology with mathematics and computer sciences.
Feature | 5 min READ
Modern genomics research has brought together two worlds; that of computer science and the world of biological sciences.
At EI, we like to probe the whole picture when it comes to decoding living systems. Investigating genomes isn’t worth much unless we can link this to what we can see, which is where phenomics comes in.
Special Feature | 10 min READ
More than just an abundance of species, biodiversity helps shape all of life on Earth - including us.
Podcast | 20 min READ
From sweat bees to deforestation, we cover it all on the fascinating subject of biodiversity. What is it, and why should we care? Plus, Pete impersonates a howler monkey.
Quick read | 3 min READ
A quick look at the BRIDGE Colombia network of partnerships with Prof Federica Di Palma and collaborators.