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Synthetic biology used to de-extinct plants to manufacture perfume.

In the film Jurassic Park scientists revive dinosaurs by extracting DNA from drops of blood fossilized within insects trapped in amber.  They then decode the genetic sequence, fill in gaps using the frog genome, injecting the genetic material into ostrich eggs to make long extinct dinosaurs. Now, researchers from Gingko Bioworks, manufacture a perfume using floral scents that have been missing

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