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+ - Synthetic life with a "kill switch"-> 1

Submitted by jkinney3
jkinney3 (535278) writes "No Good Will Come Of This
Wired is reporting that DARPA is looking at ways to create synthetic organisms that are effectively immortal but can be killed with the flip of a switch if required. The BioDesign project has a $6M budget.
No indication if it's a Lee Majors or Lindsey Wagoner plan.
Backporting that kill switch would also be a BadThing."

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