Stories about Bio-engineering
Lizard skins and bark bugs inspire energy saving materials
Imitating nature’s engineering secrets at the nanoscale could lead to a host of useful applications
Research projects about Bio-engineering
The FutureAgriculture projects aims at designing a synthetic enzyme to improve natural photorespiration in plants. This is pursued by combining disparate lines of investigation such as computational biology, microbiology and plant physiology. If successful, the project may significantly improve agricultural productivity and help feed billions of people worldwide.