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‘De novo genes’: How natural selection creates new genes from nothing

Nature | 
In the depths of winter, water temperatures in the ice-covered Arctic Ocean can sink below zero. That’s cold enough to ...

Bacteria artists? E.coli can be engineered using light to paint pictures

Nature | 
To show off the powers of synthetic biology, researchers have engineered a primitive kind of colour vision into bacteria — ...
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