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The race is on to beam Martian DNA back to Earth | Geekquinox

File this one under “How could this possibly go wrong?”. Geez, don’t these guys watch movies?

J. Craig Venter, the American biologist who led the first private efforts to sequence the human genome, wants to send what he calls a ‘digital biological converter/teleporter’ to Mars. He hopes it will find Martian DNA, sequence it and beam the information back to Earth for scientists to recreate the Martian lifeforms in a lab.

via The race is on to beam Martian DNA back to Earth | Geekquinox – Yahoo! News Canada.

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