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Genetic Big Data: What It Means

Singularity University | Jason Dorrier | Posted 11.17.2014 | World

Researchers finished the first draft of the human genome in the year 2000. Although the decreasing cost of the technology has far outpaced Moore’s L...

Programming the Code: J. Craig Venter Talks Building DNA (And Organisms) From Scratch... And I Have Questions!

Peter Byck | Posted 08.08.2012 | Science
Peter Byck

He said they can take a full DNA sequence, place it into an organism's cell, like an algae cell, and then the new code takes over and erases the natural, original DNA, and the cell becomes the programmed DNA's entity. But why wouldn't the cell fight off the new DNA as if it were a virus?