Using synthetic biology, will humans bring back dinosaurs?
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2050
12%
within 10 years
26%
10-50 years
36%
50-100 years
6%
greater than 100 years
50%
never

At the Gingko Bioworks FERMENT 2024 summit, the Head of Research at CRISPR Technologies stated that with the power of synbio we will recreate dinosaurs within 10 years.

Will this be possible/will we actually do it?

Resolves yes if a fully formed dinosaur roams the Earth again, but does not include dinosaur « ingredients » (i.e. dinosaur meat, collagen, etc.).

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How will you decide between "greater than 100 years" and "never"?

sold Ṁ3 never NO

Will only one option resolve YES?

I think there's a movie about this or something

@ItsMe Yeah, "Triassic Zoo" or something like that.

Does this include extinct birds?

@ML12d1 excellent question! yes, I suppose it does.

here are some references that will help inform resolution and potential edge cases:

@fe_mey Thanks! I keep forgetting that pterosaurs aren't dinosaurs. :-D

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@fe_mey If "extinct birds" count, how recently do they have to have been driven to extinction? Does bringing back the passenger pigeon count?

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