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alife

alife
 n.— «Artificial life, often referred to as alife, is a very diverse field of study, encompassing simulations, computer models, robotics and biochemistry.» —“It’s life, Jim, but not as we know it” by Sean Dodson Guardian (United Kingdom) Oct. 9, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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