Daily Archives: May 22, 2010

Creation of ‘Synthetic Cell’ may lead to New Types of Biofuels

J. Craig Venter, the genome pioneer, has created a “synthetic cell” by synthesizing a complete bacterial genome and using it to take over a cell. Venter’s breakthrough, reported in the online edition of Science, represents a preliminary step toward the … Continue reading

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Toothy Tree-Swinger May Be Earliest Human

The new human Homo gautengensis, a toothy, plant-chomping, literal tree swinger that was just named the world’s earliest recognized species of human , described in a paper accepted for publication in HOMO-Journal of Comparative Human Biology, emerged over 2 million … Continue reading

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