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3.29.2004

Artificial Life 

Florida's Sun-Sentinel.com has interesting article on advances in molecular biology in creating artificial life. Somewhat speculative, the article highlights various areas of research and poses some of the philosophical and ethical questions surrounding the synthetic manufacture of living organisms.
"It's certainly true that we are tinkering with something very powerful here," said artificial-life researcher Steen Rasmussen of Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico.

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