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For well over a century, evolution has remained a largely theoretical science. Now new technologies have allowed us to inoculate natural evolution into artificial media, converting evolution into an experimental and applied science, and at the same time, opening Pandora's box. This creates a variety of challenges which have been raised or alluded to in the preceding essay, and which will be summarized here.

Thomas S.Ray
Thu Aug 3 13:59:36 JST 1995