Welcome To Website IAS

Hot news
Achievement

Independence Award

- First Rank - Second Rank - Third Rank

Labour Award

- First Rank - Second Rank -Third Rank

National Award

 - Study on food stuff for animal(2005)

 - Study on rice breeding for export and domestic consumption(2005)

VIFOTEC Award

- Hybrid Maize by Single Cross V2002 (2003)

- Tomato Grafting to Manage Ralstonia Disease(2005)

- Cassava variety KM140(2010)

Centres
Website links
Vietnamese calendar
Library
Visitors summary
 Curently online :  1
 Total visitors :  4165609

Scientists Highlight Responsible Advancement, Safe Use of Synthetic Biology
Thursday, 2019/10/31 | 08:16:33

A team of scientists published a policy forum article on the technological challenges of milestones when writing about genomes. The article focuses on identifying what technological advances are needed to secure the continuously changing field of synthetic biology. The authors also highlighted the need to keep its implementation safe and responsible.

 

The 21 scientists from different disciplines and institutions got together to write down a joint call for an established outlined timeline for the development of the transformative advances of synthetic biology. At the moment, synthetic biology uses computational techniques that can identify genes that produces beneficial traits. In agriculture, synthetic biology is used to produce improved plant varieties and animal breeds. By understanding the full potential of engineering biology, the authors noted that scientists will be able to better write and test whole genomes and therefore fully explore the field of synthetic genomics.

 

The authors pointed out that significant improvements are needed to cut costs and increase the speed and reliability of existing genetic tools. They have identified upcoming technologies and improvements to current methods that will be needed in the four major areas in synthetic biology if synthetic genomics is to expand further in the next ten years. Discussed in the paper are the areas of genome design, DNA synthesis, genome editing, and chromosome construction. In summary, the paper emphasizes that an inter-disciplined, multinational effort from concerned key sectors will lead to further exploration of synthetic genomics for it to make a positive impact in biomedical, pharmaceutical, agricultural and chemical field.

 

The article is part of a broader effort initiated by the Genome Project-write (GP-write), which provides an avenue to encourage inclusive conversation among experts of different fields and the public to ensure safe and responsible implementation of the new technologies. In terms of agriculture, the authors stated that being able to write about whole plant genomes can lead to more efficient and productive crop production methods to ensure global food security.

 

More details and discussions can be read in Science.

(science.sciencemag.org/content/366/6463/310) 

Back      Print      View: 23

[ Other News ]___________________________________________________
  • Egypt Holds Workshop on New Biotech Applications
  • UN Agencies Urge Transformation of Food Systems
  • Taiwan strongly supports management of brown planthopper—a major threat to rice production
  • IRRI Director General enjoins ASEAN states to invest in science for global food security
  • Rabies: Educate, vaccinate and eliminate
  • “As a wife I will help, manage, and love”: The value of qualitative research in understanding land tenure and gender in Ghana
  • CIP Director General Wells Reflects on CIP’s 45th Anniversary
  • Setting the record straight on oil palm and peat in SE Asia
  • Why insect pests love monocultures, and how plant diversity could change that
  • Researchers Modify Yeast to Show How Plants Respond to Auxin
  • GM Maize MIR162 Harvested in Large Scale Field Trial in Vinh Phuc, Vietnam
  • Conference Tackles Legal Obligations and Compensation on Biosafety Regulations in Vietnam
  • Iloilo Stakeholders Informed about New Biosafety Regulations in PH
  • Global wheat and rice harvests poised to set new record
  • GM Maize Harvested in Vietnam Field Trial Sites
  • New label for mountain products puts premium on biological and cultural diversity
  • The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2016
  • Shalabh Dixit: The link between rice genes and rice farmers
  • People need affordable food, but prices must provide decent livelihoods for small-scale family farmers
  • GM Seeds Market Growth to Increase through 2020 Due to Rise in Biofuels Use
Designed & Powered by WEBSO CO.,LTD