oa CSIR Science Scope - Synthetic biology - mechanical engineering meets biology
|Article Title||Synthetic biology - mechanical engineering meets biology|
|© Publisher:||Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)|
|Journal||CSIR Science Scope|
|Publication Date||Apr 2007|
|Pages||50 - 52|
The scientific knowledge base and understanding of biological materials has reached a critical point, allowing for the development of exciting new fields of science and technology. Over the past decade, interdisciplinary research has created opportunities at the interface of biology and physics. As it started becoming evident that the principles of mechanical engineering can be applied to biology, the new field of synthetic biology emerged.
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