Tuesday, October 12, 2021

  • Synthetic Living Organisms: Heralds of a Revolution in Technology and Ethics


    This talk is part of Ethically Speaking: A UCF Interdisciplinary Series on Contemporary Moral Issues.  Progress at the intersection of biology, computer science and cognitive science is revealing the remarkable plasticity of living systems and their interoperability with technology. Synthetic bioengineering enables regenerative medicine, as well as the creation of entirely new living organisms, like "Xenobots." Advances in the field …