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$1000 genome sequencing ushers in a new era of scientific research

Genetics company Illumina has unveiled the HiSeq X, a new supercomputer that the company claims will cut the cost of genome sequencing to just US$1000.

By January 16, 2014

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Venter introduces X Prize to sequence centenarians' DNA

Craig Venter helps launch the Archon Genomics X Prize, which will award $10 million to the first team to sequence the genomes of 100 centenarians to a level of accuracy never before achieved and at relatively low cost.

By October 26, 2011

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Craig Venter's CO2-Eating Organisms

Craig Venter, who led the charge to decypher human DNA, is now on the green hunt. He's looking for a double-wammy: take CO2 in the atmosphere and convert it into fuel (rather than fuel creating CO2 as is mostly the case today).

By June 19, 2008

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Reporters' Roundtable: What is artificial life? (podcast)

Craig Venter recently announced that he had modified a living organism by replacing its DNA with a synthetically-created genome. Today we're talking about this new technology, how it works, and what it means for all of us.

By June 4, 2010

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What is artificial life?

Last month, Craig Venter announced that he had modified a living organism by replacing its DNA with a synthetically-created genome. Today we're talking with Dr. Kiki Sanford and Dr. Mark Bedau about this new technology. Listen to the show to learn not just how it works, but what it means for all of us.

By June 4, 2010

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Scientists create synthetic cell, version 1.0

Scientists at the J. Craig Venter Institute have announced the creation of a synthetic cell controlled by manmade genetic instructions.

By May 20, 2010

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Buzz Out Loud 1233: Synthetic life is oh so blue (podcast)

We have synthetic life! Craig Venter's new bacterium is alive and is blue... because that's what it's programmed to be. Also, Google says Happy 30th Birthday Pacman by putting a playable game into the Google banner. Tech support calls ensue.

By May 21, 2010

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This week in Crave: The mad scientist edition

Too busy doing lab experiments to read Crave this week? You missed out on synthetic cells, sarcasm, and tweeting cows. If only those were all part of the same experiment.

By May 22, 2010

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Craig Venter: Google your date's DNA

Genetics pioneer Craig Venter has news from the frontiers of biology.

By October 19, 2007

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ExxonMobil to make fuel from algae

New partnership with biotech firm Synthetic Genomics paves way for ExxonMobile to research and develop next-gen biofuels from algae.

By July 14, 2009