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How Canadian researchers reconstituted an extinct poxvirus for $100000 using mail-order DNA - Science Magazine

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http://news.google.com - Science MagazineHow Canadian researchers reconstituted an extinct poxvirus for $100000 using mail-order DNAScience MagazineIn 2015, a special group convened by WHO to discuss the implications of synthetic biology for smallpox concluded that the technical hurdles had been overcome. "Henceforth there will always be the potential to recreate variola virus and therefore the ...