Below is a link to an 18:18 video of Craig Venter's May 20, 2010, news conference announcing his team's success in devising the world's first synthetic life form.[1] ...


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CRAIG VENTER UNVEILS "SYNTHETIC LIFE"


TED: Ideas worth spreading
May 20, 2010

http://www.ted.com/talks/craig_venter_unveils_synthetic_life.html


Craig Venter and team make a historic announcement:  they've created the first fully functioning, reproducing cell controlled by synthetic DNA.  He explains how they did it and why the achievement marks the beginning of a new era for science.