In this video, 60 Minutes' Steve Kroft profiles Craig Venter. They discuss everything from Venter's synthetic genome to his personal faults to whether or not Venter thinks he is playing God or believes in God. Venter foresees a future in which pretty much anything can be bioengineered and that that future will be here shortly. "The first things will start to come out in the next few years.

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The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

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