With Metaman’s emergence, biological life as a whole is taking a major step toward integration and symbiosis. In addition to spreading to encompass all of humankind and its many domesticated plants and animals, Metaman, by moving genes between different species, is merging organisms and breaching the boundaries between hitherto separate life forms.

Gregory Stock

Gregory Stock is a biophysicist, best-selling author, biotech entrepreneur, and the former director of the Program on Medicine, Technology and Society at UCLA’s School of Medicine. His interests lie in the scientific and evolutionary as well as ethical, social and political implications of today's revolutions in the life sciences and in information technology and computers.

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