Venter creates synthetic life form

Craig Venter creates sybthetic life

Genetic entrepreneur Craig Venter explains how his team of researchers created a new life form – and what happens next.

THE GUARDIAN--Craig Venter and his team have built the genome of a bacterium from scratch and incorporated it into a cell to make what they call the world's first synthetic life form. Click for full story





"God Particle Found?

Higgs Particle

Higgs particle found?

Finally, physics’s zoo of subatomic particles is full. Scientists have almost certainly snared the Higgs boson, the last particle waiting to be roped into the fold.
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Mayan 2012 Apocalypse?

Chinchen Itza

NASA Crushes 2012 Mayan Apocalypse Claims Chinchen Itza

The agency's Near-Earth Objects Program head points out many fallacies, including the claim that an imaginary planet will collide with Earth in December.  Click for full story