Reaction of young scientists to Asilomar, Victor McElheny

Interviewee: Victor McElheny. Former New York Times journalist Victor McElheny remembers the fears of young scientists. (DNAi Location: Manipulation > Revolution > Putting it together > Anxieties at Asilomar)

The general feeling I was getting from them was they were looking, you know, it's like the Titanic, they were, they were looking at the possibility that their careers which had suddenly blossomed with the new technologies, was going to be smothered.

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