complex behaviors

Miranda Wrongs: Reading Too Much into the Genome

When the sequence of the human genome was declared essentially complete in 2003, all biologists (except perhaps Craig Venter) heaved a sigh of gladness that the data were all on one website, publicly available, well-annotated and carefully cross-linked.

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Open Source Medicine as the Next Insanely Great Thing

Part of the reason that many people read h+ and other radical technology publications is to get ideas about how to live longer. People tend to become like those they are around, so it makes sense if you want to live to 150, you want to help your friends live longer.

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Masters of Synthetic Life

A fleeting image of a slide at Craig Venter's 2008 TED presentation on synthetic life captures synthetic genomics in a nutshell.

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