Scientists are building the first eukaryote genome from scratch. The post A New Lab-Built Fungus Eats Sugar and Burps Out Drugs appeared first on WIRED.
The offices of Adimab, a biotech company in New Hampshire, smell like bread. But nobody's baking anything. Instead, Adimab is using yeast to cure cancer. The post Mutant Yeast Are Cranking Out Pharma's Next Superdrug appeared first on WIRED.
If pharma has it their way, they'll soon be making commercial opiate drugs with little more than yeast and sugar.
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