Craig Venter:
A revelação da "vida sintética"

TED in the Field · 18:17 · Filmed May 2010
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Craig Venter e a sua equipa fizeram uma proclamação histórica: criaram a primeira célula totalmente funcional e divisível, controlada por ADN sintético. Ele explica como o fizeram e porque é que este feito marca o início de uma nova era para a ciência.

Biologist, genetics pioneer
In 2001, Craig Venter made headlines for sequencing the human genome. In 2003, he started mapping the ocean's biodiversity. And now he's created the first synthetic lifeforms — microorganisms that can produce alternative fuels. Full bio
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