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Scientists Create Simple Synthetic Cell That Grows and Divides Normally https://www.nist.gov/news-events/news/2021/03/scientists-create-simple-synthetic-cell-grows-and-divides-normally

https://www.nist.gov/news-events/news/2021/03/scientists-create-simple-synthetic-cell-grows-and-divides-normally
Scientists Create Simple Synthetic Cell That Grows and Divides Normally

nist.gov

published 3/29/2021

summary

Five years ago, scientists created a single-celled synthetic organism that, with only 473 genes, was the simplest living cell ever known.