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obama stem cells research
Friday, May. 21, 2010

Open quoteThis is the first time any synthetic DNA has been in complete control of a cell. I think they're going to potentially create a new industrial revolution. Close quote

  • DR. CRAIG VENTER,
  • geneticist, on his creation of the world's first synthetic living cell. Venter hopes to design cells that will produce medicines, reduce oil dependency and absorb greenhouse gases
Photo: MAURICIO LIMA/AFP/Getty | Source: BBC