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Emily C. Parke

Emily C. Parke is Business Manager at ProtoLife Srl.

Titles by This Editor

Moral and Social Implications of Creating Life in the Laboratory

Teams of scientists around the world are racing to create protocells—microscopic, self-organizing entities that spontaneously assemble from simple organic and inorganic materials. The creation of fully autonomous protocells—a technology that can, for all intents and purposes, be considered literally alive—is only a matter of time. This book examines the pressing social and ethical issues raised by the creation of life in the laboratory.