These artificial cells are not alive – but they just passed the Turing test


From Science Alert:

Scientists have built artificial cells that are so life-like, they’ve tricked natural cells into thinking they’re communicating with one of their own.

This twist on the classic Turing test means that not only can our robots fool humans into thinking they’re one of us – scientists can now make artificial cells that act so real, living organisms can’t tell the difference.


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