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Synthetic Biology Lures Silicon Valley Investors


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Spider silk

Spider's silk is just one of the natural products that synthetic biology firms are trying to replicate using microbes.

Credit: Carlton Ward/National Geographic Creative

In 2012, Emily Leproust was trying to raise money to start Twist Bioscience, a company that aimed to synthesize DNA more quickly and more cheaply than existing methods allowed.

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