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Popular Mechanics;Nov2010, Vol. 187 Issue 11, p61
An interview with biologist and entrepreneur J. Craig Venter is presented. Venter says that he has described the 40 million genes his expedition team has discovered as design components for future. When asked about the functioning of their future organisms, he reports on their project with Exxon Mobil Corp. to try to use algae cells that capture carbon dioxide and covert it to hydrocarbons. He also talks about the role that the federal government should play in promoting science and technology.


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