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J Craig Venter sequenced the human genome. Now he wants to convert DNA into a digital signal

J Craig Venter sequenced the human genome. Now he wants to covert DNA into a digital signal

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from the Guardian

Craig Venter: 'This isn't a fantasy look at the future. We are doing the future'

Craig Venter: 'This isn't a fantasy look at the future. We are doing the future'. The pioneering American scientist, who created the world's first synthetic life, is building a gadget that could teletransport medicine and vaccines into our homes or to colonists in space.

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SMALLEST CELL: Mycoplasma. The pink circles are a type of bacterium only 0.1 μm in diameter (0.0001 mm, or about 0.0000039 inches).

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John Craig Venter (born October 14, 1946) is an American biologist and entrepreneur. He is known for being one of the first to sequence the human genome[1] and for creating the first cell with a synthetic genome.

Craig Venter speaks on #digitizing #life and #bioteleportation.

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from nytimes.com

Craig Venter’s Bugs Might Save the World

Craig Venter’s Bugs Might Save the World - NYTimes.com http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/03/magazine/craig-venters-bugs-might-save-the-world.html #adventurer, #thinker, #scientist

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from BBC

Venter: ‘We know 1% of what we’ll ultimately know’

DNA storage: The code that could save civilisation

from The Independent

Scientist who mapped human genome says we will be able to 'print'

Scientist who mapped human genome says we will be able to 'print' alien life from Mars— J. Craig Venter says the next revolution in genetics will come from synthetic biology, as we learn to design and 'print' organisms with computers

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from Scoop.it

How Craig Venter is fighting ageing with genome sequencing

How Craig Venter is fighting aging with genome sequencing

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Hat, Eyes, Mouth, Buttons: Aspergillus niger; Arms: Aspergillus nidulans; Nose: Aspergillus terreus with Penicillium marneffei; Body: Neosartorya fischeri. Image Credit: Stephanie Mounaud / J. Craig Venter Institute.