Craig Venter succeeds in ‘genome transplant’

Call it bacterial alchemy: using a “genome transplant”, researchers have turned one species of bacterium into another. The transformation is the latest feat from US genomics pioneer Craig Venter, and marks another step towards his goal of creating a synthetic life-form.

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