The recent accomplishment of Dr Venturer and his team in creating the first synthetic life form from a design run on his computer brings with it endless possibilities. The fundamental question of who we are is hidden in there – somewhere.
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I jump around from one project to another and the subject matter may not be entirely related. So I thought I might split the RSS feeds up into their appropriate areas. I have put them all up onto Feedburner and listed them here. I will not put all the links to the areas here on the site because they are all up there on the menu.
I have put all the details of the feeds over at http://shawn.du-mmett.com/about/feeds/
The question of ‘What is Life?’ is an important one. It is one that has enormous implications for us and sits in the boundaries of religion and philosophy without really entering into science except for a definition that covers the signs of its existence. So where is it in regard to the rapidly mechanical view that you must take when considering Dr Venturers recent report in Science, magazine. He has, with his team, transplanted DNA to a host cell from what was originally software.
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A new revolution is underway that is going to further stretch our understanding of what life is and how it presents itself in the material world. Another step forward has been made and the first synthetic life form has been created by a team led by Dr. J. Craig Venturer and the results published in Science, magazine.
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