An Ongoing Revolution in DNA Synthesis Could Help Build Genomes from Scratch

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Watson and Crick’s original model of the structure of DNA, based on X-ray diffraction images by Rosalind Franklin and Maurice Wilkins. This structure is now housed in the Science Museum in South Kensington, London, UK.
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Baker’s yeast, which is used to brew beer and make bread, is the focal point of the Yeast 2.0 project, which aims to synthesize its entire genome using chemical DNA synthesis.

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