Thursday, May 20, 2010

First Computer generated actual "Synthetic life dna code" now alive

Ready or not here comes synthetic DNA world. Whether this in the end will be good or bad for "regular" dna like us and all mammals and everything else remains to be seen. Here is the word button for one of the articles:

US scientists create first 'synthetic life'

Dr. Craig Ventner says that Chemicals, yeast and computers were used to create first synthetic life using a dna code designed by computers.

 begin quote: "This is the first self-replicating cell we've had on the planet whose parent is a computer," team leader Craig Venter of the J. Craig Venter Institute in Rockville, Md. end quote.

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