The Line Between Life and Not-Life

The Line Between Life and Not-Life

New TED Talk by Martin Hanczyc from ISSPs Living Technology workgroup Historically there has been a huge divide between what people consider to be non-living systems on one side, and living systems on the other side. In his lab, Martin Hanczyc makes...
Playing God?

Playing God?

Should we dismiss the worry that creating synthetic cells is “playing God”? Even atheists will want to pay attention! by Mark Bedau If the idea behind the playing God worry is that only God can create wholly new forms of life, then that view is patently...