The Second Genisis

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  1. Urbanguerrilla
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    Urbanguerrilla Silver Member

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    All life as we know it came from just one cell - plants, insects, bacteria, animals and...oh people, came from just one cell.

    Now scientists believe they have the ability to create such a cell, separate from all life that has existed thus far :cool:



    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZLRZLaMAtjw&NR=1]YouTube - The Cell (BBC) The Spark of Life. Part Three (2 of 6)[/ame]
     
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    Wiseacre Retired USAF Chief Supporting Member

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    I believe you are mistaken, scientits are able to create amino acids, which are the building blocks for proteins, but they have not yet been able to create a living cell.
     
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    What nonsense! Anyone who knows biology knows this is impossible. It is as likely as time travel.
     
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    No, it is quite possible but outside current capabilities. There is something missing in current theory that we don’t know yet or I believe we would have already succeeded.
     

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