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Imagining an entirely re-made human….

What has six limbs, a prehensile tail, its brain in its chest, and reproductive organs in its mouth? The alternate human designed by biologist PZ Myers in Remaking Humanity, a story in Forbes.com’s?series on Reinvention. It may sound like pure science fiction, but researchers are already working to re-build DNA, proteins and cells in a new field called synthetic biology, and some believe that its first live specimens will be built within the next few decades.