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Craig Venter’s Bugs Might Save the World

29/06/2012 Σχολιάστε

 

Art Streiber for The New York Times

Craig Venter.

By WIL S. HYLTON

The New York Times,  May 30, 2012

In the menagerie of Craig Venter’s imagination, tiny bugs will save the world. They will be custom bugs, designer bugs — bugs that only Venter can create. He will mix them up in his private laboratory from bits and pieces of DNA, and then he will release them into the air and the water, into smokestacks and oil spills, hospitals and factories and your house.

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Brad Swonetz for The New York Times

Synthetic Genomics is working on algae with synthetic DNA that could convert pollution into fuel.

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