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Story of "Synthia" the (theoretical) human-made synthetic microbe

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Uploaded on Mar 12, 2009

"The Story of Synthia" explains -- in a cartoon -- how some scientists are attempting to create synthetic "life." By replacing the genome of a natural microbe with a human-made genome constructed from synthetic DNA, they hope to give birth to a new, synthetic species -- mycloplasma laboratorium.

For more information, please go to: http://www.etcgroup.org/

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