Date August 16, 2010
__edited, artificial life, Craig Venter
Has Craig Venter Produced Artificial Life?
August 16, 2010
Guest Casey Luskin
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On this episode of ID the Future, Casey Luskin examines the overblown claims of Craig Venter, who announced earlier this year that he had produced artificial life, “the stuff of dreams and nightmares.” Listen in for a cool-headed analysis of what Venter and his team really accomplished.
Photo by Nathan Jacobson, © Discovery Institute (CC BY-SA 4.0) Associate Director, Center for Science and Culture Casey Luskin is a geologist and an attorney with graduate degrees in science and law, giving him expertise in both the scientific and legal dimensions of the debate over evolution. He earned his PhD in Geology from the University of Johannesburg, and BS and MS degrees in Earth Sciences from the University of California, San Diego, where he studied evolution extensively at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. His law degree is from the University of San Diego, where he focused his studies on First Amendment law, education law, and environmental law.