Scientists: Artificial life likely in 3 to 10 years

Discussion in 'Chit Chat' started by james_bond_3rd, Aug 31, 2007.

  1. I think this is pretty big news:
    but everyone is distracted by the "wide stance" Craig affair.

    How do they make artificial life? The scientists are taking a very clever approach by leveraging nature:

    "We aren't smart enough to design things, we just let evolution do the hard work and then we figure out what happened," Szostak said.