In a milestone for synthetic biology, colonies of E. coli thrive with DNA constructed from scratch by humans, not nature.

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  • What is Dark Matter? Even the Best Theories Are Crumbling
    Scientists were unnerved when they first noticed that galaxies ... how the Big Bang as we know it might have created them, and how they would fit into the standard model of particle physics without ...
    09/21/2018 - 1:22 pm | View Link
  • Artificial evolution aims to create life out of non-living matter
    A new study is attempting to recreate the conditions that allowed non-living molecules to transition into living cells(Credit: Eric Hamilton) Evolution is the generally-accepted answer to how life ...
    04/6/2017 - 8:38 pm | View Link
  • We don’t know what all genes do—but does it matter?
    They have created a “minimal cell” christened JCVI-syn3.0, based on the bacterium Mycoplasma mycoides but with a tailor-made, synthetic genome stripped of what ... synthetic biology (the engineering ...
    04/3/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • 90 percent of skin-based viruses represent viral 'dark matter,' scientists reveal
    Skin-resident bacteria are no exception ... 90 percent of skin-based viruses represent viral 'dark matter,' scientists reveal. ScienceDaily. Retrieved May 2, 2019 from ...
    11/2/2015 - 12:48 pm | View Link
  • Relationship critical for how cells ingest matter
    "There are powerful techniques that allow scientists to clearly see how proteins change ... University of Pennsylvania. "Relationship critical for how cells ingest matter." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, ...
    01/26/2015 - 1:10 pm | View Link
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  • Synthetic biology – Soft Machines
    Looking back on the reporting of the paper from Craig Venter’s team reporting the successful insertion of a synthetic genome into a bacteria, one thing strikes me – the commentators who were talking up the potential and significance of the experiment the most weren’t the scientists, but the bioethicists.
    05/17/2019 - 8:59 pm | View Website
  • Biotechnology and Bioengineering News -- ScienceDaily
    Biotechnology and bioengineering research news. Apr. 8, 2019 — Viruses are often used as vehicles for delivery in gene therapy because they're engineered not to damage the cell once they get ...
    05/17/2019 - 11:41 am | View Website
  • Genome editing
    Genome editing, or genome engineering, is a type of genetic engineering in which DNA is inserted, deleted, modified or replaced in the genome of a living organism. Unlike early genetic engineering techniques that randomly inserts genetic material into a host genome, genome editing targets the insertions to site specific locations.. In 2018, the common methods for such editing use engineered ...
    05/17/2019 - 10:22 am | View Website
  • Genoma
    - 150 Human Animal Hybrids Grown in UK Labs - Embryos Have Been Produced Secretively for The Past... Español - Alteración de las Especies - ¿Están los OMG Re-cableando Nuestro ADN? - A Radical Revision of Human Genetics - Artificial Life Created by Craig Venter - First Synthetic Cell Created in A Laboratory
    05/17/2019 - 7:45 am | View Website
  • All Top News -- ScienceDaily
    Computer scientists have taught an artificial intelligence agent how to do something that usually only humans can do -- take a few quick glimpses around and infer its whole environment, a skill necessary for the development of effective search-and-rescue robots that one day can improve the effectiveness of dangerous missions.
    05/17/2019 - 4:32 am | View Website
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