Category: Biosynthetics

Synthetic Biology and AI-enabled Biosynthesis – the Implications for Biodiversity and Farmer Livelihoods
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Synthetic Biology and AI-enabled Biosynthesis – the Implications for Biodiversity and Farmer Livelihoods

Biosynthesis refers to tweaking existing biological systems or constructing entirely new biological parts, devices and systems. The biosynthesis industry aims to turn organisms into “living factories” to produce high-value substances like those found in  vanilla, stevia, silk or shea butter. AI (artificial intelligence) and robotics have increased the ability to develop new biosynthetic products. There...