041 - High On Chromosomes - Synthetic Biologists Have Made A Completely Synthetic Chromosome

In this week's episode of the Beta Sandwich Science Podcast Scott and the team discuss how an international consortium of scientists have managed to trim down and recreate an artificial chromosome.  In 'Science Blast' we discuss: How we are beginning to learn how to use DNA to recreate mug shots of people.  In 'Nutritional Nuggets' Karolina talks about how marinating your meat in beer may reduce the amount of cancer causing aromatic rings when barbecuing.