Creating Synthetic Chromosomes in Yeast

The new A Level covers content on isolating and creating fragments of DNA.  Here is a beyond the specification and current example.

http://www.nature.com/news/synthetic-yeast-chromosomes-help-probe-mysteries-of-evolution-1.21615

https://www.thenakedscientists.com/articles/interviews/synthetic-yeast-genome-brings-us-closer-artificial-life

(The podcast is easier to understand and covers the science better)

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/03/09/518990577/scientists-closer-to-creating-a-fully-synthetic-yeast-genome

(This is interesting for the social perspective and the why)

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