Genomics has been one of the hottest topics at XMED Day 1. From the possibilities to the ethics, it appears the issue isn't "can we do it?" but "what can it do?"
Scientists Say They Hope To Create A Human Genome In The Lab
Enlarge this image A group of scientists say they want work toward being able to create a synthetic version of the entire human genetic code in the laboratory. Their hope is that a complete set of synthetic human DNA, known as a genome, could someday lead to important medical breakthroughs.