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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 … Continue Reading Synthetic biology used to de-extinct plants to manufacture perfume.

Synthetic microorganisms allow researchers to study billion-year-old evolutionary mysteries.

The origins of life on earth have been a fascination for researchers and the public alike for many years. To date, researchers have traced the arc of life back several … Continue Reading Synthetic microorganisms allow researchers to study billion-year-old evolutionary mysteries.

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