“Print Life on Mars” Prequel

We all agree that a smarter way of manufacturing is urgently needed to keep up with the rapid growth in the biotech industry. This Nature Biotechnology article took us for a ride to not-too-far-in-the-future, on-demand, small-scale, automated manufacturing of biologics. The scientists at the Synthetic Genomics named this invention digital-to-biological converter (DBC). Interestingly when I…