May 24, 2010

Venter Institutes Create Synthetic Cell

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Robots beware. Researchers at the J. Craig Venter Institute have created a synthetic cell. At a cost of about $40 million, the one-celled organism can actually reproduce. The bacterium was created as a demo, but many experts believe that it can be applied to others to create something "commercial."

Via Wall Street Journal

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at May 24, 2010 8:50 PM
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