Friday, March 31, 2006

Virtual Cell Biology may help create pet dragons, gryphons, and unicorns

GeneDupe's scientists can customise the result so that it belongs to a particular species, by loading it with a virtual copy of that animal's genome. Then, if the cell is also loaded with the right virtual molecules, it will behave like a fertilised egg, and start dividing and developingâ??first into an embryo, and ultimately into an adult.

Hot damn, virtual dragons eh? Perhaps this can act as a template for my army of minions...

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Jennith said...

There is a scenario scifi writers in my reading experience have yet to consider. At least for dragon's specifically.


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