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ODT: Should mere humans be ‘playing God’?

Peter Griffin posted in on May 26th, 2010.

Bioethicist Gareth Jones writes about the creation of the first functional synthetic genome, arguing that placing a moratorium on the continuation of such research is not necessary. He also points out that, while the breakthrough is significant, it is years away from having practical applications. An excerpt: (read in full here) “Humans have been increasing […]

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