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WASHINGTON - Around the world, a handful of scientists are trying to create life from scratch and they're getting closer.
Experts expect an announcement within three to 10 years from someone in the now little-known field of "wet artificial life."
"It's going to be a big deal and everybody's going to know about it," said Mark Bedau, chief operating officer of ProtoLife of Venice, Italy, one of those in the race. "We're talking about a technology that could change our world in pretty fundamental ways — in fact, in ways that are impossible to predict."
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Originally posted by newkid
Is all base on DNA and RNA knowledge that scientis knows but to tell you the truth to start life from scratch is not that easy. If scientist discover making block of life. Then getting old is goint to be hard we will probably live upto 120 years. unless we get kill by a bullet. For me, I am happy living 60 years.