On Mon, 1 Oct 2001, Ralph Lewis wrote:
> It seems one limitation to life is due to the double helix DNA
Wet life, not dry life. Solid state self-rep systems could use self repair
and rebuilding from redundant storage.
> structure vulnerability to radiation. This is a problem for space
D. radiodurans shows that DNA can go places, too.
> travel even within the solar system and in deep space must be even a
> greater problem. Has anyone looked at another gene configuration that
> would result in "human" type bodies as we know them. Perhaps a triple
Why bother? Monkeys are not made for space.
> double helix that is self repairing. Might end evolution though.
Ralph, that's a whole number of non sequiturs for such a short post.
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