Geneticist Craig Venter has synthesised a new organism by inserting synthetic DNA into a single cell bacterium, which passed on the synthetic DNA when it replicated into more cells.
Below are several videos following the creation of the synthetic organism, and several from before.
Heavy metal pollution may have contributed to largest extinction events - Gent, Belgium (SPX) Aug 27, 2015 Several Palaeozoic mass extinction events during the Ordovician and Silurian periods (ca. 485 to 420 to million years ago) ...
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