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"G-Prize" To Recognize Innovation In Synthetic Biology 16

An anonymous reader writes "The inaugural G-Prize contest, conceived and exclusively sponsored by Gen9, was launched to foster creative and innovative approaches for using synthetic DNA libraries to constructively advance industries such as pharmaceuticals, chemicals, biofuels and agriculture. Winners of the inaugural G-Prize will receive a free library of up to 500 GeneBits DNA constructs. Each GeneBits construct is a double-stranded gene fragment from 500 to 1,024 base-pairs in length, with error rates better than 1:2,500."
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"G-Prize" To Recognize Innovation In Synthetic Biology

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  • SLASHVERTISEMENT (Score:2, Insightful)

    by Anonymous Coward on Monday July 23, 2012 @10:10AM (#40736711)

    "Anonymous reader" my foot. I've got no problem with ads, but it pisses me off when they pose as genuine news; if Gen9 wants their press release covered, they should at least register an account...

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