Re: META (Lit. fi. - comments, related questions)

Eugene Leitl (
Mon, 17 Feb 1997 21:19:07 +0100 (MET)

On Sat, 15 Feb 1997, Anders Sandberg wrote:

> [ gene hacking ]
> I don't know if it is happening, but we might make it happen. We have
> some ideas here in Aleph to have a little genetics course for our
> members, and I think quite a few of them would like to do their own
> experiments...

Not cheap. Not at all. The gadgetry can be DIY, but the enzymes??
Sephadex, agarose & Co?
Besides, if somebody gets wind of you doing illegal recombinant DNA
experiments (and in Krautland the simple fact that these are
recombinant DNA experiments in an unapproved lab make them illegal) you
might wind up in jail. No, thanks. Then rather designer drugs.