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TED Talks: Season 2018

2018x210 Dan Gibson: How to build synthetic DNA and send it across the internet
TV-PG

  • 2018-07-11T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Biologist Dan Gibson edits and programs DNA, just like coders program a computer. But his "code" creates life, giving scientists the power to convert digital information into biological material like proteins and vaccines. Now he's on to a new project: "biological transportation," which holds the promise of beaming new medicines across the globe over the internet. Learn more about how this technology could change the way we respond to disease outbreaks and enable us to download personalized prescriptions in our homes.

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