TITLE

BIOHACKERS ATTEMPT TO UNSTITCH THE FABRIC OF LIFE

AUTHOR(S)
Ayres, Chris
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Rachel's Democracy & Health News;1/1/2009, Issue 992, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the attempt of biohackers in the U.S., Meredith Patterson in particular, to do scientific discoveries which are relevantly beneficial for the humankind. Patterson is accordingly rewiring the DNA of yoghurt bacteria to test the presence of melamine, a chemical which is said known to turn Chinese-made baby milk formula into poison. For Mackenzie Cowell, co-founder of the organization named DIYbio, genetic engineers are likely to make breakthroughs down the road.
ACCESSION #
36427373

 

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