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Truly Make Anything with Autodesk
Genetic Constructor and Molecule Viewer are two genetic design tools that let you design living...
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You Can and Must Understand Synthetic Biology NOW
Synthetic biology is poised to revolutionize biotechnology by making biology easier to engineer. Canada can...
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Amyris and Autodesk Offer Powerful Open Source Tools for Genetic Design to Enable Rapid DNA Engineering
“Those working in the genetic design community traditionally use a collection of disparate industrial and...
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Why Invest in Moonshots?
Andrew Hessel, distinguished research scientist at Autodesk, and Ethan Kurzweil, a Bessemer Venture Partners partner,...
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Ten Years of DNA Origami
Autodesk is sponsoring Ten Years of DNA Origami at the California Institute of Technology in...
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Invention ambassadors challenge others to follow innovation path
Successful inventors need more than a fabulous idea. They also need inspiration, great collaborators, and...
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Andrew Hessel Selected as AAAS-Lemelson Invention Ambassador
The prestigious program strives to cultivate a new and diverse generation of inventors while increasing...
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“If Not Museums, Then Where?” Adding Ancient Algorithms and New Biological Futures to MoMA’s Collection
Like any artifact of culture, design objects are often much more than the sum of...
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Autodesk releases the Molecule Viewer to Labs
The Autodesk Research Molecule Viewer and its visualization platform are a free technology preview *...
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Programmable matter: shape-shifting microbots get it together
It is already possible to get robots to swarm and communicate, but will it be...
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Molecular Moonshots
One of the most promising initiatives to date has come from Autodesk, which is developing...
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Physical Objects Are About To Become As Programmable As A Computer
Imagine smart materials that deliver drugs inside your body just when they’re needed, furniture that...
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Tech giants quietly investing in Synthetic Biology
Autodesk Chief Technology Officer Jeff Kowalski considers design tools for synthetic biology a more lucrative...
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MIT, Autodesk & Stratasys are Working With ‘Secret’ Materials to Develop New 4D Printing Applications
3D printing has come a long way since its inception in 1984. Today, we can...
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Designing Life: Synthetic Biology and Design
What happens when biology—specifically, the core materials and processes that underpin the life cycle of...
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Biology as the next hardware
I’ve spent the last couple of years arguing that the barriers between software and the...
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3 Tech Giants Quietly Investing in Synthetic Biology
The introduction and widespread adoption of fun new gadgets, games, and services in the last...
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Messing with nature: this is the cutting edge of biohacking
In some ways, we're all cyborgs, fusions of human and technology. We put on artificial...
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The revolution in biology is here, now
Finally, I can’t ignore the tools. Tim Gardner of Riffyn started the day, followed by...
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Autodesk Research at Biofabricate Conference
Autodesk is sponsoring the Biofabricate conference in New York on December 4, 2014. This is...
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