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Atome Sweet Home

Title: Atome Sweet Homet

Director: Vincent Gaullier et Raphael Girardot
Produced by: Blanche Guichou
Running Time: 52:30 Minutes
Country: France
Year: 2015

Age Guideline:
University and General Public

Category: Natural Science, Life Science & Technology

Screened In: The Philippines, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Namibia, Mali, Rwanda, South Africa

Synthetic biology, the construction of living matter from DNA and genes, will revolutionize science. Just as synthetic chemicals have changed the industry, a new form of synthetic science is about to influence the way people think about the living world. The series shows worldwide examples of how researchers intervene in evolutionary processes by changing genetic codes, thereby creating things that nature has not produced. From new possibilities of energy generation to completely new materials, synthetic biology can provide more efficiency, lower costs and less pollution – but all this has its price.