And Man Made Life: Artificial Life, the Stuff of Dreams and Nightmares, Has Arrived
From The Economist
To create life is the prerogative of gods. Deep in the human psyche,
whatever the rational pleadings of physics and chemistry, there exists
a sense that biology is different, is more than just the sum of atoms
moving about and reacting with one another, is somehow infused with a
divine spark, a vital essence. It may come as a shock, then, that mere
mortals have now made artificial life.