Scientist foresees lab-made alien species
By Dan Satherley | 3 News
The scientist who led the effort to map the human genome says well 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 wouldnt 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 Venters 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
Sweden to give over 8 million euros to Turkey for "refugee deal" - Europe to give three billion euros total
Prime Minister Stefan LĂ¶fven announced on Sunday that Sweden would contribute to a joint action plan agreed by nine EU nations designed to limit the number of refugees arriving in Europe via Turkey.
The deal came after the German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a surprise summit in Brussels involving the leaders of nine countries including Sweden, France and the UK.
The European ...
Swedish woman raped by "refugee" refuses to report it because she feels sorry for him
Victim sympathized with rapist's "difficult situation"
A Swedish woman who was raped by an Iraqi ârefugeeâ on a train initially refused to report the incident to police because she âfelt sorryâ for her attacker.
The incident occurred on a night train between UmeĂ„ and Sundsvall back in October. The Iraqi refugee was traveling back to Sweden because he was unhappy with the ...
ISIS Oil Trade Full Frontal: "Raqqa's Rockefellers," Bilal Erdogan, KRG Crude, And The Israel Connection
"Effectively, we have been financially discriminated against for a long time. By early 2014, when we did not receive the budget, we decided we need to start thinking about independent oil salesâ -- Ashti Hawrami, Kurdistanâs minister for natural resources
In June of 2014, the SCF Altai (an oil tanker) arrived at Ashkelon port. Hours later, the first shipment of Kurdish ...
Prosecutors ban Soros Foundation as 'threat to Russian national security'
The Russian Prosecutor Generalâs Office has recognized George Sorosâs Open Society Institute and another affiliated organization as undesirable groups, banning Russian citizens and organizations from participation in any of their projects.
In a statement released on Monday, prosecutors said the activities of the Open Society Institute and the Open Society Institute Assistance Foundation were a threat to the foundations of Russiaâs ...
Israeli Colonel Caught with Islamic State (IS) Pants Down
This was definitely not supposed to happen. It seems that an Israeli military man with the rank of colonel was âcaught with IS pants down.â By that I mean he was captured amid a gaggle of so-called ISâor Islamic State or ISIS or DAESH depending on your preferenceâterrorists, by soldiers of the Iraqi army. Under interrogation by the Iraqi intelligence ...
|More News » |