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NOVA scienceNOW: Artificial Life

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The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this NOVA scienceNOW segment:

Let's Make a Microbe!
Get a sense of what it means to be alive by making a very simple cartoon microbe and, at each step, find out where actual efforts are to make synthetic life in the lab. (Flash plug-in required; printable version available.) (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Frances Collins Interview
Read this interview to find out what the head of the Human Genome Project thinks about concocting life in the lab. (Grades 9-12)

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