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Avida artificial life software program

In the Avida artificial life software program, bits of code act as organisms. As new computationally beneficial genotypes evolve, their fitness rises and they sweep through the population (hence the general height and color increase over time).

Credit: Courtesy of David M. Bryson

Computer scientists are now making intellectual contributions to a wide range of other disciplines, including evolutionary theory, physics, and economics.

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