"This technique could help us to better understand the transmission of airborne diseases such as Covid-19," Dr Clare, who authored the study, said.
The implications of engineering synthetic cells and organisms are vast and promising. Scientists envision the production of customized cells that perform or behave in desired manners.
A new app developed by the Israeli hi-tech company MyHeritage allows users to animate old family pictures using artificial intelligence features.
The genealogy testing company was just acquired by US investment firm Francisco Partners for an estimated $600 million.
"As is well known, the coronavirus has also been transmitted from animals to humans, so the risk to public health is real."
In 2005 police received a report of a young woman's body found near Ofer Forest in northern Israel.
A story of lost family, desperate searches, trails that went cold and ultimate reunification.
Anthony Q. Warner's writings indicate he believed reptilians and lizard people controlled the earth and had altered human DNA.
Researchers who studied the DNA of COVID-19 patients in intensive care units found that five genes were central to many severe cases.
Through painstakingly extracting DNA from cave sediment and dating it, researchers can learn more than ever before about these ancient hominids.