Craig Venter

Craig Ventor revela "vida sintética"

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Craig Venter y su equipo realizan un anuncio histórico: han creado la primera célula completamente funcional y capaz de reproducirse, controlada por ADN sintético. Explica como fué realizado y porque éste logro marca el comienzo de una nueva era para la ciencia.

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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.