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Open-Hardware Platform for Optogenetics and Photobiology Press Releases

Photonics
"Open Source Platform May Reduce Entry Barrier to Optogenetics Testing”
Article

Science 360 News
"Lab creates open-source optogenetics hardware, software"
Featured as the “Top Story” on the Science 360 News home page.
Article

Futurity
"Open-source tool to put optogenetics in more labs"
Article | Jade Boyd - Rice University

ECN Magazine
"Rice U. Lab Creates Open-Source Optogenetics Hardware, Softwares"
Featured as the “Top Story” on the Science 360 News home page.
Article | Jade Boyd - Rice University

Yahoo Digital Trends
"Rice University bioengineers launch DIY kit for controlling cells with light"
Article | Dyllan Furness

Neuroscience News
"Researchers Develop Open Source Optogenetics Hardware and Software"
Article | Jade Boyd - Rice University

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Scientific American

Scientific American has just published a great article describing our Office of Naval Research-funded project to engineer synthetic probiotics to fight obesity and related disorders.


New Scientist

Our research into utilizing bacterial two-component systems as sensors for engineered probiotics was recently written up in the New Scientist article "Smart probiotics: Wiring friendly bacteria to take out disease" by Ed Yong.

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Business Insider

"Probiotics Could Provide A Powerful New Way To Fight Fat And Depression."


Los Angeles Times

"Bioengineer is working to make E. coli fight obesity, depression."


Outside Magazine

"Personalizing Probiotics."


Phys.org

"No bioengineered gut bacteria, no glory."


Kurzweil Al

"Rice bioengineering invents systems for 'genetic circuit analysis'."


Phys.org

"Bioengineers invent 'light tube array,' 'bioscilloscope' to test, debug genetic circuits."


NSF News

"Rice synthetic biologists shine light on genetic circuit analysis."


Rice News

"Rice synthetic biologists shine light on genetic circuit analysis." (Video)


Popular Science

How to Grow Your Own Photo.


PBS/Quest

"Decoding Synthetic Biology."


New York Times

"Live from the Lab, a Culture Worth a Thousand Words."


Nature

"Bacterial Films Turn to Photography."