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Debate on Artificial Life/Living Technology

Sizing up the "Synthetic Cell"

Nature asked eight experts, including professor Steen Rasmussen from University of Southern Denmark, about the implications of the J. Craig Venter Institute's latest creation.

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What would you do if one day you got the offer of eternal life?

Professor Steen Rasmussen from University of Southern Denmark takes part in a debate on artificial life on the danish TV station DR2.

See the feature here (in danish only).

Amerikansk stjerneforsker skaber kunstigt liv

Professor Steen Rasmussen from University of Southern Denmark participates in a radio feature that cover the findings of Craigh Venter.

Listen to the feature here (in danish only).

Artificial DNA - it´s alive!

Professor Steen Rasmussen from University of Southern Denmark participates in a feature article at videnskab.dk on the findings of Craigh Venter.

videnskab.dk is the leading danish website that promotes scientific findings to the public.

Read the interview here (in danish only).

Synthetic Genome

Professor Steen Rasmussen from University of Southern Denmark participates in an article in the Astrobiology Magazine on the findings of Craig Venter.

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Life created in the lab - does scientists play God?

Professor Steen Rasmussen from University of Southern Denmark participates in an article in the danish newspaper Kristeligt Dagblad on the findings of Craig Venter.

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Dr. Almighty

Professor Steen Rasmussen from University of Southern Denmark participates in an article in the danish boulevard paper BT on the findings of Craig Venter.

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Soon your house will be able to repair itself

Professor Steen Rasmussen participates in an intervew in Danish radio P1 Morning on the topic living technology.

Listen to the feature here (in danish only).

Talk im Hangar 7 - "Generation Gene Tecnique - Brilliant or enough?"

10 years after the mapping of the human genome scientists are now trying to create artificial life. Where does this "Generation Gene Tecnique" lead us? Will the gene era be brilliant or has enough been done in this area?

Professor Steen Rasmussen from University of Southern Denmark participates in a debate on artificial life in Austrian Servus TV.

See the discussion in Hangar 7 here. (in german only).

Competition for God - creation in the lab

A group of scientist has decided that they want to create life. Are human beings trying to overtake the role of God as creator?

Professor Steen Rasmussen from Uiversity of Southern Denmark participates in this feature article in Der Spiegel.

Read it here (in german only).