Craig Venter

Prestes a criar vida sintética.

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"Conseguiremos criar vida nova a partir do nosso universo digital?" pergunta Craig Venter. A sua resposta é "sim" — e brevemente. Ele mostra as suas pesquisas mais recentes e promete que cedo seremos capazes de construir e inicializar um cromossoma sintético.

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Craig Venter · 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.

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.