Scientists Want To Synthesize The Human Genome. What Does That Mean?
Scientists met at Harvard to discuss synthesizing all 3 billion base pairs of human DNA.By Steven Sparkman | May 15, 2016
So, scientists want to build a synthetic human genome. What does that mean, and should we be nervous?
A group of scientists and entrepreneurs met at Harvard University recently to talk about synthesizing human DNA.
Basically, they want to take all 3 billion base pairs in the human genome, program them into a machine and have the machine piece it all together.