Venter did it again
Posted 27 May 2010 - 09:21 AM
Posted 27 May 2010 - 10:16 AM
Anyway I wonder what potential is behind this, really useful to create some organisms with great (manufacturing hydrogen and biofuels, absorbing carbon dioxide) or fearsome (new bio-weapons) abilities? Anyway it's a first step, the empty cell was there, and the genome he "just" copied and "inserted" it in the cell...
One must presume that long and short arguments contribute to the same end. - Epicurus
...except casandra's that belong to the funniest, most interesting and imaginative (or over-imaginative?) ones, I suppose.
Posted 28 May 2010 - 08:08 AM
I do remember that when they created a virus from scratch it did change the world of virology did change forever.