Thursday, March 6, 2008

Craig Venter talks about synthetic life at TED 2008

The TED conference held in the first week of March, 2008, is over and now videos of the talks are available. The topic discussed by people from all walks of life was "What is life?". This is a video of guest speaker, Craig Venter, where he talks about creating new life using digital technology to assemble genes and covers the reasons why we would want to do this, and the bioethics of synthetic life. (Recorded March 2008 in Monterey, California. Duration: 32:52.)

View the video at TED 2008

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