In order to generate colloidal building blocks, which are able to self-replicate
in a non-biological two-step process, i.
RNA is unique by having the ability to self-replicate
, but it also has intrinsic enzymatic activities and can catalyze chemical reactions.
TIPS are made from harmless fragments of HIV, omitting some key pieces of genetic information like how to self-replicate
imagine self-replicating attack systems called "ecophages" making copies of themselves (a la The Terminator) and eating the enemy or his resources as they self-replicate
Its "job" is to self-replicate
in whatever folder the Mac owner is using.
Beyond this ability, some experts foresee the possibility of nanorobots that can self-replicate
, like cells do, and thus do for long periods the precise, difficult work of this nanosized assembly.
Greater ecological diversity dramatically increases the ability of the system to self-organize, self-design, self-repair, and self-replicate
While it is easier to block than other email scams, which use URL masking techniques rather than attachments and do not self-replicate
, Mimail-I does indicate that phishing scams are moving beyond traditional banks.
The biggest fears centre on attempts to make nano-robots which can self-replicate
- or breed - by feeding on the atoms around them.
For instance, the viruses, worms and Trojan horses that often hide within files or programming code are able to self-replicate
and self-propagate, allowing them to spread easily and unknowingly by employees.
And, once created, these technologies will have the ability to reproduce and spread, to self-replicate
beyond the control of their creators and threaten widespread destruction.
A virus contains instructions that tell it to self-replicate
, or copy itself over and over again.