Hype in The Genes

Herper, Matthew
July 2007
Forbes Asia;7/23/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 13, p20
The article offers information on scientist J. Craig Venter. He secured his place in the scientific firmament years ago when he nearly outran the U.S. government in the race to map the human genome. At present, he is making big headlines again for transplanting the entire genome of one species of bacterium into another. It was hailed by several scientists as a step toward producing the first man-made organism that could help solve global warming by reducing reliance on fossil fuels.


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