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Life at the speed of light : from the double helix to the dawn of digital life

Author: J Craig Ventor
Publisher: London : Little, Brown and Company, 2013.
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In 2010, scientists led by J. Craig Venter became the first to successfully create 'synthetic life' - putting humankind at the threshold of the most important and exciting phase of biological research, one that will enable us to actually write the genetic code for designing new species to help us adapt and evolve for long-term survival. In 'Life at the Speed of Light', Venter presents a fascinating and authoritative  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Craig Ventor
ISBN: 9781408705254 1408705257 9781408705261 1408705265
OCLC Number: 855536343
Description: 240 pages ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: J. Craig Ventor.

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In 2010, scientists led by J. Craig Venter became the first to successfully create 'synthetic life' - putting humankind at the threshold of the most important and exciting phase of biological research, one that will enable us to actually write the genetic code for designing new species to help us adapt and evolve for long-term survival. In 'Life at the Speed of Light', Venter presents a fascinating and authoritative study of this emerging field from the inside - detailing its origins, current challenges and controversies, and projected effects on our lives.

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