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Scientists create gene map for synthetic life
Researchers say this is a critical step to creating artificial life
Researchers have assembled the entire genome of a living organism — a bacterium — in what they hope is an important step to creating artificial life. [emphasis mine]
"We consider this the second in significant steps of a three-step process in our attempts to make the first synthetic organism," Craig Venter, founder of the institute, told a telephone briefing.
But other scientists remain cautious, saying Venter and his team are still a long way from being able to create artificial life. They point to a tell-tale footnote in the study which details a problem in slotting in one of the cloned genes. [emphasis mine]
Eckard Wimmer, professor of molecular biology at New York University, said it was clear from Venter's study that the team had not yet created artificial life.
Originally posted by antar
Insanity, illness, disease,it should all be wiped out in the future.
Genetic flaws and mishaps do not need to control our destiny.
Man will finally take control of the mistakes that the original God made too many mistakes with.
No need to leave it to nature, nature is not always the best course.
Now if you are talking about genetic reproduction in the lab to clone other earthlings namely other mammals for food, then you are right, that is the job of Satan.
Man kind creating true life setting themselves up as Gods
Originally posted by Nyorai
Ah yes, I can see this playing out in the future.
Man creates a subhuman to do their bidding. The subhuman learns how to reproduce or grow or escape, and man abandons them on another planet and leads them through their own civilizations laddy daddy da. Sound familiar?
Hmm... we could be the new gods.