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  1. #1 Can stem cells be engineered to create a life form? 
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    Can stem cells be engineered to create a life form?

    If a stem cells have the potential to become any cell type of an organism, can there be designed a basic geometric and dynamical substrate that could spontaneously assemble a colony of stem cells into self sustained organism?


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    think the answer is yes, but i dunno


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    Was a bit vague sorry. From what I gather about stem cells they can be trained or coaxed into becoming any kind of cell, this is what makes them so wonderful. What if you could coax them using some kind of basic structure and symphony of stimulus’s where they all spontaneously and simultaneously form an organism.

    A non-linear instant recipe for autopoiesis.
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    Yes of course (oh and this is my first post on these forums..)

    And... "lifeforms" means also very basic organisms... just few molecules put together . so it is "not that hard".
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    still yes. a cell is alive either way,

    and then if you do devolpe a right cell, it can divide and so on.

    but like life, evolution ect. theres no saying on its own , it will.
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