Craig Venter

Craig Venter svela la "vita sintetica"

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Craig Venter e il suo team fanno un annuncio storico: riguarda la creazione della prima cellula funzionante e capace di autoriprodursi governata da un DNA sintetico. Ci spiega come siano giunti a tale traguardo e il perchè questo rappresenti l'inizio di una nuova era per la scienza.

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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.