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​Christina Smolke: How to grow better painkillers and other medications

​In the Future of Everything radio show, Stanford bioengineers Russ Altman and Christina Smolke discuss advances in synthetic biology and the rise of opioids made from yeast.

How do we make plants into medications? | iStock/LoveTheWind

In the Future of Everything radio show, Stanford bioengineers Russ Altman and Christina Smolke discuss advances in our ability to create medications and the implications it could have for billions of people worldwide in the not-too-distant future.

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