Stephen Colbert’s The Colbert Report hosted Harvard Professor George Church to talk about his new book “Regenesis: How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature and Ourselves”. Just a few months ago Church’s team showed the power of DNA as next generation digital storage device by creating “70 billion copies” and storing them in DNA. The print version of “Regenesis” is available for sale now.
Watch George Church talking to Stephen Colbert about his new book in a short interview at the Colbert Report. Stephen Colbert introduced George Church as the Harvard Prof, who is mapping the human genome” and hoped that Church is not using iPhone 5 for that. George Church briefly talks about his Personal Genome Project, the future of synthetic biology, and showed off 20 million copies his DNA book on a piece of paper.