synthetic biology

Craig Ventor’s This proves that long after the heart rate goes down metabolism is still high.announcementThis proves that long after the heart rate goes down metabolism is still high.

This raises a lot of questions. Is this really creating life or is it just mimicking life? Either way, it’s a big step. If from here you can extrapolate controlled cell creation for single celled organisms and later multicelled, then it’s implications are enormous both positive and negative. Stuff of science fiction.

Even congress and obama are interested in the news.

Interesting commentary on the reactions to this announcement

Check out A positive outlook on this research

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