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Scientists create tiniest life form but they're unsure what it is

Saturday, March 26, 2016 - 05:50

LONG WAY TO GO: Mr Venter has spent two decades trying to engineer  a minimal genome, and Thursday's achievement reveals how much work there is to do.

New York

FOR years, DNA and computer operating systems served as clichés for each other: DNA is the "operating software" of living cells in the same way that system software is the "DNA" of a computer.

The problem with the comparison, as shown by research two decades in the making

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