Han Teng recently wrote a piece about what is synthetic biology that was published on NU’s Helix Magazine. Helix Magazine is an online science magazine by Science in Society. It also serves as a training program for early career scientist to write about science for the general public. For this piece, Han Teng worked hand in hand with Sara Grady, head editor of Helix Magazine. Be sure to check out some of the outreach programmes by Science in Society as well as keep an eye out for more pieces on synthetic biology.