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Transforming Life at Disciplinary Boundaries, Text Slide 10 of 24

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Slide title: Revolution In Life Sciences: Frontier Research Areas

Slide words:

  • Synthetic biology--energy, environment, medicine, materials, computing, and new paradigms of life!
  • Regenerative biology--tissue engineering, organ replacement, stem cell research
  • Reverse-engineering the brain
  • Slide images: cutaway illustration of E. coli, followed by the words, "Engineering cancer-killing bacteria" (left); MRI scan showing a cross section of the brain, followed by the words, "Mimicking the brainis functions" (right)

    Image credits: J. Christopher Anderson, University of California Berkeley (left); Morguefile (right)

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