January 21, 2013
Harvard Biologist: We Can Bring Back the Neanderthals
Der Spiegel, Der Spiegel
George Church, 58, is a pioneer in synthetic biology, a field whose aim is to create synthetic DNA and organisms in the laboratory. During the 1980s, the Harvard University professor of genetics helped initiate the Human Genome Project that created a map of the human genome.
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