Inc.

REPROGRAMMING A MICROBE—TO CREATE ALMOST ANYTHING

THE REVOLUTION WILL BE FERMENTED A sample from a Ginkgo Bioworks’ bioreactor that ferments genetically modified yeast.

Computers are great at handling information, but if it’s matter you need to manipulate, you can’t beat nature. The problem is getting nature to play along—and that’s where Ginkgo

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Inc.

Inc.2 min read
A Tip Of The Cap To Bollman
One day in 1960, the schools closed in Adamstown, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County, as much of the population spilled out onto the streets to greet visiting royalty. Roy Rogers, America’s famous singing cowboy, had come to town to personally thank t
Inc.2 min read
Sinking About the Future
Elkay Manufacturing has endured for a century in an unforgiving, cyclical industry by innovating relentlessly around the ordinary.
Inc.15 min readFood & Wine
Pioneer Woman
Ariane Daguin has spent almost 35 years building the artisanal food company D’Artagnan. Along the way, she’s transformed how Americans think about food. And there’s still so much for her to do.