Monday, September 8, 2008

Fascinating!


This is truly amazing.
"A team of biologists and chemists is closing in on bringing non-living matter to life.

It's not as Frankensteinian as it sounds. Instead, a lab led by Jack Szostak, a molecular biologist at Harvard Medical School, is building simple cell models that can almost be called life."
Read it all here.
graph per blog.wired

4 comments:

Sra said...

And God gets smaller as we speak.

JJ said...

Ha. Kudos to SRA!!
Triple ha!

Anonymous said...

One great thing about being alive now is to witness the awesomeness of technology and new research!

Turco said...

This is old news. They have been working on ab initio life for a while now. check out -

http://complex.upf.es/~ricard/PACEsite

On an unrelated topic - Here's some grist to your clothing as text mill - not very subtle, but then us south-asians are not exactly known for subtle if you know what I mean -

http://www.sepiamutiny.com/sepia/archives/005403.html