Archives for January 2005

101 Redefined

SEMICIRCULAR rows of benches face the front of the room. A raised platform faces the benches. Anyone who has ever attended college will recognize the setting at once: a lecture hall.

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New York Times, Education Life Supplement, January 16, 2005

Life, Reinvented

A group of MIT engineers wanted to model the biological world. But, damn, some of nature’s designs were complicated! So they started rebuilding from the ground up – and gave birth to synthetic biology.

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Wired Magazine, Issue 13.01 – January 2005