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  • Ready, Steady, Go!

    Muscat: BSS Muscat’s Annual Sports Day was held on April 2 at the Oman Club grounds.
  • The National Table Tennis Champion

    Islamabad: Beaconhouse Margalla Campus Girls Branch is fortunate to have talented staff who are experts in their field.
  • Works of Art

    Karachi: The students of Beaconhouse NNP-IV took part in the art contest organised by Pakistan Competition Authority (PCA) on April 14.
  • An Inspiring Event

    Lahore: Mr Imran Khan unveiled the plaque for Razia Hassan School of Architecture in the naming ceremony held on April 13 at BNU Tarogil Campus.
  • Exploring Education in the US

    Gujranwala: On April 7, Palm Tree Campus organised a college fair with representatives from the following universities in the US...
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A big deal

Scientists have created the first synthetic chromosome for yeast in a landmark for biological engineering. Previously synthetic DNA has been designed and made for simpler organisms such as bacteria. As a form of life whose cells contain a nucleus, yeast is related to plants and animals and shares 2,000 genes with us. So the creation of the first of yeast's 16 chromosomes has been hailed as "a massive deal" in the emerging science of synthetic biology. The genes in the original chromosome were replaced with synthetic versions and the finished manmade chromosome was then successfully integrated into a yeast cell.

Courtesy: BBC

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