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Gene Splicing
Gene Splicing (SMAC)
Tech stats
Short quote Enhancing plant and animal DNA
Rank Build 3
Requisites Biogenetics
Ethical Calculus
Leads to Synthetic Fossil Fuels
Ecological Engineering
Base Facilities Research Hospital
Secret Projects None
Unit Advances None

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"The genetic code does not, and cannot, specify the nature and position of every capillary in the body or every neuron in the brain. What it can do is describe the underlying fractal pattern which creates them."
– Academician Prokhor Zakharov, "Nonlinear Genetics"

Widespread adoption of the philosophy of Ethical Calculus removes opposition to genetic experimentation in plant and animal DNA, while advances in Biogenetics provide techniques for the incipient field of Gene Splicing. This technology allows researchers to insert new DNA coding into existing genetic material so that entire traits, from disease resistance to a stable personality, can be copied from one organism and transferred to any number of others.

Miscellaneous effects[]

Increases defense against genetic warfare. Nutrients production limit per tile disabled.

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