Biological Teleporter Could Seed Life Through Galaxy

Brian Alexander, MIT Technology Review, Aug 02, 2017
Commentary by Stephen Downes
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We can now print life. "The device, called a 'digital-to-biological converter' was unveiled in May. Though still a prototype, instruments like it could one day broadcast biological information from sites of a disease outbreak to vaccine manufacturers, or print out on-demand personalized medicines at patients’ bedsides." Can we imagine printing a human? How would you start it up? What would be the purpose?

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