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June 13, 2010


Any idea if Dr. Caplan has a science background? It is possible that the reason for the difference in his response is that the other respondents have a better understanding of what Dr. Venter did (and didn't) do.

Interesting how Dr. Rasmussen compares the DNA to computer code. Indeed, that follows right along with how the DC held DNA to be unpatentable subject matter, even when isolated. Just as computer code would be, isolated or not.

"Fussenegger does note, however, that this latest technology will increase the speed with which new organisms can be generated, a thought that he acknowledges as "discomforting.""

See, there are some out there that know that these mad scientists should be stopped at all costs!

Separated at birth -- Dr. George Church & Zach Galifianakis?

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