Angela Natividad's Live & Uncensored!

20 May 2010

Our First Synthetically-Created Living Organism...

...a wee bacteria, "written" into being by using a sequence of four DNA nucleotides like programming code.

"We can write anything we want," said [Frances Arnold, a synthetic biologist at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena]. "The problem is that we don't know what to write."

1 comment:

Howie said...

I was upset you want to convert beer into gold vs the other way around. You have priority issues Ms. Natividad! ;-) On some planets beer might be worth more than gold. How could say that one day it won't be the same here if water gets really scarce. That can of Natural Light might cost $180!