Yeh Hai Life!

US Scientists Create ‘Artificial Life.’

In India, Science on May 20, 2010 at 6:17 pm

It’s no longer science fiction. This is real. Read the full post at BBC for the who’s, what’s and how’s.

These two quotes in the article grabbed our attention regarding the extremes of how good or bad this new invention is.

“If we can really get cells to do the production that we want, they could help wean us off oil and reverse some of the damage to the environment by capturing carbon dioxide.”

“These could be used in the future to make the most powerful bioweapons imaginable. The challenge is to eat the fruit without the worm.”

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