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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Can AIDS Ever Be Cured?

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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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