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Paul Nurse

Jack Szostak on 'Life in the Lab' (And Autocatalytic Sets)

Suzan Mazur | Posted 08.31.2014 | Science
Suzan Mazur

I first met Jack Szostak at the Simons Foundation this spring, and then again at the World Science Festival, where he announced he'd have "life in the lab" in three to five years. Our conversation follows.

Cara Santa Maria

What Is Life?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 09.20.2012 | Science

What is life? It's a deceptively simple question. Philosophers and scientists have pondered it for millennia, and they have yet to settle on a satisfa...