Peter Griffin posted in artificial life • Craig Venter • synthetic biology • synthetic genome on May 21st, 2010.
Scientists have for the first time created ‘synthetic cells’ that can survive and reproduce on their own. A team lead by Dr Craig Venter published their results in the journal Science today. Venter’s team set out to create a living cell based entirely on a computer-designed DNA sequence. They digitally designed a stripped-down genome for […]
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