First artificial lifeform

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    eagleseven Quod Erat Demonstrandum

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    Just for the record, I fucking called it!

    Synthetic cells...once a sci-fi fantasy, now reality!

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    How big is this? This is "the first automobile" big." This is "the first personal computer" big.


    In the next few decades, synthetic lifeforms will revolutionize our world.
     
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    http://www.usmessageboard.com/science-and-technology/117944-man-has-created-a-synthetic-cell.html

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    So what exactly is the point ot the synthetic lifeform? Im just curious about practical applications.
     
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    But eagleseven, they used living tissue to make living tissue. It's exciting as hell, but is it really a synthetic life form? Wouldn't that mean they had taken inert material and turned it into a life form?

    Where do you see this going first? Will we finally cure Alzheimer's Disease or Cancer or AIDS?
     
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    So Democrats have found a way to get more votes, huh?
     
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    We could make a movie about it.
    Instead of Zombieland, it could be Liberalland. Grab your twinkies now!
     
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    Luissa, you are pissing all over a terrific thread about ground-breaking science news, in the Science and Technology Forum. Whinging on and on about the Evils of Liberalism is supposed to be confined to the Politics Forum.

    This is actually very interesting stuff eagleseven is telling us about. Not as exciting as a new political insult, I grant you, but it will alter our universe completely.

    Please pay attention. I bet you have questions or comments about this very subject worth hearing about.

    For example, is it just me or does the idea of granting patents/ownership rights on new life forms give everyone the creeps?
     
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    Really?

    Y'all couldn't leave the politics out of this?

    I'm disappointed, Luissa. :doubt:
     
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    Sure. How many abortions per year are performed worldwide?

    How many single-parent children are brought into this world every year?

    How many children are starving in 3rd world countries?

    Yet billions have been spent on emulating what we learned how to do in the backseat of Dad's car. This ranks up there with creating a black hole and/or the rainforest in Iowa that got major pork.

    How many trillions of dollars in debt are we again?
     
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    Holy Fuck, JB pos repped me.

    I warned ya, Luissa. This synthetic life form stuff will alter our universe.

    He he he....thankies, JB.
     

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