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November 22nd, 2004

Nanofactories vs. Chimeras

Which sounds more like science fiction: human livers grown inside sheep for transplant recipients, or a desktop factory that can rapidly make advanced, atomically-precise products? What's more unsettling: creating human-pig chimeras for medical research and therapy, or developing a manufacturing technology that allows for a dangerously unstable arms race?

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