Synthetic organisms are about to challenge what ‘alive’ really means

By Vint Cerf We need to begin a serious debate about whether artificially evolved humans are our future, and if we should put an end to these experiments before it is too late. In 2016, Craig Venter and his team at Synthetic Genomics announced that they had created a lifeform called JCVI-syn3.0, whose genome consisted … Read moreSynthetic organisms are about to challenge what ‘alive’ really means