26 J. CRAIG VENTER on biology's next leap: digitally designed life-forms that could produce novel drugs, renewable fuels, and plentiful food for tomorrow's world

Weintraub, Pamela
January 2010
Discover;Jan/Feb2010, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p41
An interview with biologist and businessman J. Craig Venter is presented. He discusses his early work attempting to sequence the human genome, his efforts to digitally design life-forms that could produce clean energy, feed the planet, and treat cancer. He explains what synthetic life is, which involves the digitization of biology using only DNA and RNA.


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