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Life at the Speed of Light: From the Double Helix to the Dawn of Digital Life

J. Craig Venter
Format
Book
Published
New York, New York : Viking, c2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9780670025404, 0670025402
Summary
Renowned scientist and author of "A Life Decoded" examines the creation of life in the new field of synthetic genomics.
Contents
  • Dublin, 1943-2012
  • Chemical synthesis as proof
  • Dawn of the digital age of biology
  • Digitizing life
  • Synthetic Phi-X174
  • First synthetic genome
  • Converting one species into another
  • Synthesis of the M. Mycoides genome
  • Inside a synthetic cell
  • Life by design
  • Biological teleportation
  • Life at the speed of light.
Description
224 pages ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-212) and index.
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