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  • The Economist Calls For “Open Source” Biology
    By on May 22, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Socguy writes “With the announcement earlier this week that a team of researchers has created the first artificial life, The Economist has been pondering the implications of what this brave new frontier means when the power to build living organisms filters through to anyone with a laptop. Traditional methods of restricting and regulating dangerous technology have more or less worked so far, but The Economist thinks that this time may be different. (more…)