Craig Venter

Craig Venter está prestes a criar vida sintética

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"Podemos criar vida a partir do nosso universo digital?" pergunta Craig Venter. A resposta é "sim" — e logo. Ele apresenta sua mais recente pesquisa e promete que em breve seremos capazes de construir um cromossomo sintético funcional.

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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.