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    • CommentAuthorHarvey
    • CommentTimeJan 25th 2008
     (632.1)
    Craig Ventner, the scientist-entrepreneur, has already found the minimal genes needed for life, now reckons he's built himself an artificial chrmosome.

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2008/jan/25/genetics.science

    Stick in the DNA, wrap it in a nice membrane and let it go. Artficial life, created as we watch. That there is your future.
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    then all hell breaks loose as it develops rapidly, learns, adapts and destroys . . . . oh wait, wasn't that a movie ?