Craig Venter:
Craig Venter stellt "künstliches Leben" vor

TED in the Field · 18:17 · Filmed May 2010
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Craig Venter und sein Team kündigen ein historisches Ereignis an: sie haben die erste voll funktionsfähige, sich selbst vermehrende Zelle erschaffen, die mittels synthetischer DNA gesteuert wird. Er erläutert, wie es gemacht wurde und wieso diese Errungenschaft ein neues Zeitalter für die Wissenschaft einläutet.

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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