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BEACON Researchers at Work: Engineering life

This week’s blog post is by University of Washington graduate student Leandra Brettner. All living organisms share a universal programming language—DNA. Long strings of unit molecules A’s, T’s, C’s and G’s dictate the unique traits of each individual, but the … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Expanding the Genetic Code

This week’s post is by UT Austin graduate student Michael Hammerling. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been drawn to philosophical questions about the nature of life and its relationship to the physical world. While it became clear … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Evolving Genome Libraries

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by University of Texas at Austin graduate student Peter Enyeart.  I love bacteria. That may seem like a strange thing to say, but I really do. When most people think of bacteria, … Continue reading

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