David Baltimore

California Institute of Technology

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President Emeritus and Professor of Biology at the California Institute of Technology and 1975 Nobel Prize-winner in Physiology or Medicine for his genetic research

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Since its discovery 30 years ago Sunday, HIV/AIDS has killed 30 million people worldwide. Thirty-three million have the disease now, one million here in the US.

Can AIDS Ever Be Cured?

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Thirty years ago this past Sunday, the first five cases of what became known as HIV/AIDS showed up in Los Angeles. It has now killed 30 million people worldwide.

Can AIDS Ever Be Cured?

Thirty years ago this past Sunday, the first five cases of what became known as HIV/AIDS showed up in Los Angeles. It has now killed 30 million people worldwide.

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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."

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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."

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