TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Weintraub, Pamela
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Discover;Jan/Feb2010, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
46710863

 

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