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Grow Your Phone! The Age of Biological Manufacturing Is Here
If the 20th century was the Age of Physics, the central technology of the 21st century will be biology. Despite marvelous advances in areas like health care, we have only seen a tiny part of what this powerful technology can do. Multiple industries are turning towards biological manufacturing as an integral part of their business strategy, particularly if they are concerned about sustainability.
The Machinery of Life & The Future of Human Evolution
Moderated by Jamie Metzl, author of Hacking Darwin, scientists Ellen Jorgensen and George Church discussed the possibilities of biotechnology and gene editing in medicine and health. Ellen Jorgensen is the Chief Science Officer and co-founder of Aanika. She holds a Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology and has spent more than 30 years in the biotechnology industry.
Future of Walking
Walking has a number of surprising benefits that help to improve our health, posture and, most surprisingly, our mind. “Your brain is much more active…
Turning Biology Into Technology
Koniku founder Osh Agabi has a daring plan: He’s developing a new kind of of biochip made from brain tissue in order to create sensors…
“We Can Look Inside Heads!”
Ping-pong session at DLD Munich 18: Author and MIT scientist Andrew McAfee and Openwater founder Mary Lou Jepsen ask each other questions. Mary Lou Jepsen…
Of Real Planets & Synthetic Cells
One important part of DLD’S DNA are the life sciences. Breaking it down to the essentials, Petra Schwille, Director of the Max Planck Institute of…