Posts Tagged ‘ Artificial life ’

RNA World : Clues to the mystery of the origin of the miracle called ‘life’

Aug 16th, 2011 | By

In our lifetimes, it may not be possible to arrive at a detailed picture of how life was created on earth from organic molecules. Yet it must be remembered that our knowledge in building this picture has advanced through gigantic leaps in insight and the secrets of cellular machinery at work have gradually unfolded before

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Was it ‘artificial life’ that was created in the lab ?

May 30th, 2011 | By

Exactly a year ago scientists at Craig Venter Institute in Maryland and and San Diego California, reported the birth of the first synthetic cell. Does it really constitute a leap in our understanding of how life was created in the first place? Or any significant breakthrough in our quest for creation of new life on

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