Take one genome…

Cohen, Philip; Holmes, Bob
November 2002
New Scientist;11/30/2002, Vol. 176 Issue 2371, p12
Reports on plans of genone scientist Craig Venter to build a living organism from scratch. Establishment of a company for research on human genone; Process involved in the development of living organism; Opinions expressed by biologist and philosophers on the research.


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