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Submission + - Scientists genetically engineer synthetic cell (wsj.com)

s2theg writes: Scientists have created the first man-made genetic organism from the dna up.

From the article:

"Heralding a potential new era in biology, scientists for the first time have created a synthetic cell, completely controlled by man-made genetic instructions, researchers at the private J. Craig Venter Institute announced Thursday."

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