Dr. Craig Venter, part of the US scientific team that has created the first ever synthetic cell, answers questions about artificial life, current technology and the implication of the creation of this cell.
Here comes the zombie apocalypse!
Just kidding. Maybe.
While creating artificial life does make me feel a bit uneasy, I do recognize this to be an amazing time we are living in. Artificial life!
Just the complexity of one bacterial cell is amazing in and of itself. To reproduce it is an incredible feat. But I don’t need to tell you that.
What we’re all wondering is what this means for the future…