Bacterium-sized 'protein factories' are a step along the road to synthetic life.
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NoireauxV. & LibchaberA.Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA, advance online publication. doi:10.1073/pnas.0408236101 (2004).
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Ball, P. Artificial cells take shape. Nature (2004). https://doi.org/10.1038/news041206-2