Oceans of Opportunity

Day: May 24, 2010

Where life began, or did it?

Is it really possible to create something, from nothing? Well, we’re getting closer. The recent work of genetics pioneer Craig Venter unveiled the possibility of genetically engineering a self-replicating cell from essentially scratch. While the benefits of this capability are as far reaching from curing disease, to regenerating limbs, and producing alternative bio-energies – it…

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