Are Scientists Closer to Creating Life in a Laboratory?

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J. Craig Venter is being compared to Galileo, Darwin and Einstein — at the same time he's denounced for trying to "play God." In the 1990's, he beat a team of international scientists in deciphering the human genome. Last week, he announced a breakthrough in creating life in a laboratory, which he called "the first self-replicating species… whose parent is a computer."




Warren Olney