Craig Venter is the wave of the future, says Salon. Groundbreaking scientists have moved from being gentlemen-scientists (Charles Darwin) to professors (James Watson) and now to intellectual entrepreneurs (Venter). In Venter's case, though, Salon points out that it was a turbulent ride from surfer to Vietnam medic to the NIH and beyond. "The rapidity of Venter's ascent, however, could never keep pace with his ambition, or his ego," says the story, which can be found here.
In an Article About Venter, Someone Else is the Maverick?
Dec 05, 2007