Okay, so imagine this: It’s about twenty years from now and a serious pandemic hits. You’re rightly terrified of leaving your house for fear of contracting the virus — but you know full well that you can’t stay home forever. That’s when you hit the internet and boot up your 3-D bio-printer. After downloading the recently coded vaccine from the Center for Disease Control website, you print it out and give yourself an injection. Crisis averted. This remarkable idea was recently presented by geneticist Craig Venter at the inaugural Wired Health Conference in New York City. He calls it a digital biological converter, or “teleporter.” Talking to the audience, he described it as “a 3-D printer for DNA, a 3-D printer for life.