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Experts on Craig Venter’s synthetic biology breakthrough

Peter Griffin posted in 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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