Scientist foresees lab-made alien species
By Dan Satherley | 3 News
The scientist who led the effort to map the human genome says we’ll soon be able to use 3D printers to create alien life forms right here on Earth.
In his new book Life at the Speed of Light: From the Double Helix to the Dawn of Digital Life, John Craig Venter says if a space probe encountered extra-terrestrial life, it wouldn’t necessarily need to bring it back to Earth for study.
"The day is not far off when we will be able to send a robotically controlled genome sequencing unit to other planets to read the DNA sequence of any alien microbe life that may be there," writes Dr Venter.
"If we can beam them back to Earth we should be able to reconstruct their genomes. The synthetic version of a Martian genome could then be used to recreate Martian life on Earth."
If this is possible, says Dr Venter, so is the reverse – alien societies could use printers to make synthetic human beings.
Another application of constructing life in the lab would be making synthetic biofuels and disease-resistant crops, as well as modifying human genes to extend lifespans and increase brainpower.
Dr Venter’s company was the first to create synthetic life, successfully implanting lab-made DNA into a bacterial cell and getting it to reproduce.
"My greatest fear is not the abuse of technology but that we will not use it at all," he writes in the book.
Article from: 3news.co.nz
READ: Life on Mars? Scientists hope to find it by decoding Martian DNA - ’We Can Rebuild Them’
Tune into Red Ice Radio:
Timothy Good - Hour 1 - Earth: An Alien Enterprise
Nigel Kerner - Grey Aliens and the Harvesting of Souls, Genetic Engineering, Bloodlines, Races & DNA
Nigel Kerner & Andrew Silverman - Shroud of Turin & The Grey Aliens
Timothy Good - Secret Space Program, UFOs, ET & Coverup
Stephen Bassett - Official UFO/ET Disclosure
Paul Hellyer - The Shadow Government, UFOs & Clean Energy
Jeremy Rys - Hour 1 - Alien Scientist, New Discoveries & 9/11
Tom Montalk - Alien Agendas, The Physics of Reality & Etheric Energy
Chris Augustin - UFO Sightings, Alien Abductions & Mysterious Implants
Did NASA find life on Mars in 1976, and then cook it?
Darpa, Venter Launch Assembly Line for Genetic Engineering
J. Craig Venter Create Synthetic Life - Could it Wipe out Humanity?
Craig Venter creates first synthetic life form
Craig Venter On Mars DNA Plan: ’We Can Rebuild The Martians’ In Earth Lab
’Darth Venter’ (J. Craig Venter) & The Archon Genomics X Prize
Terminator 2-style liquid metal can now be 3D printed
3D Printing To Help Creation of Artificial Human Organs
A 3D Printer That Generates Human Embryonic Stem Cells
Latest News from our Front Page
Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard to be released in November
Parole board decides to release convicted spy after 30 years; Israeli officials deny claims that development is linked to the deal with Iran over its nuclear program.
A federal parole board has ruled that Jonathan Pollard, a former US Navy intelligence officer convicted of spying for Israel, will be released in November after serving a 30-year prison sentence, his attorneys said ...
Swedish University removes all portraits and busts of White Male Professors
Portraits and busts of all the “white male professors” have been removed from the part of Stockholm University, Sweden, which is dedicated to the study of Law.
Not only have they be removed, but they have also been replaced by artwork which apparently promotes “diversity”.
One of these is a drawing of a moose head colored with a rainbow.
Dean of Stockholm University, ...
40% of Palestinian Children Detained by Israel Are Sexually Abused: Virtually All Are Tortured
According to a new report by the independent, non-governmental, human rights organization the Palestinian Prisoners Club (PPC), at least 600 Palestinian children have been arrested in Jerusalem alone in the past five months. Of these, roughly 40% were sexually abused.
PPC attorney Mufeed al-Haj notes that this horrific, grotesque abuse is not the only crime of which the Israeli military is ...
Barbara Lerner Spectre On Twitter!
Kevin MacDonald writes in 2010:
In the video below, Barbara Lerner Spectre, who runs a government-funded Jewish study group in Sweden, makes the following remarkable statement—remarkable because she does not attribute anti-Jewish attitudes to irrational prejudices or even Muslims who hate Israel. Instead she says that it’s because of the “leading role” played by Jews in the movement toward multiculturalism:
“I think ...
Sweden investigating underwater wreckage as possible Russian submarine
What may be the wreckage of a Russian submarine is seen off the coast of Sweden
The Swedish military is studying a video taken by shipwreck hunters who say it shows a wrecked submarine, just off the country’s eastern coast, which appears to be Russian.
Ocean X Team, the company behind the discovery, said on its website: “It is unclear how old ...
|More News » |