Centauri Genetics
Centauri Genetics (SMAC)
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Short quote Decipher Planet's genetic code
Rank Explore 7
Requisites Centauri Meditation
Retroviral Engineering
Leads to Centauri Psi
Base Facilities Brood Pit
The Pholus Mutagen
Secret Projects None
Unit Advances Locusts of Chiron

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Remember, genes are NOT blueprints. This means you can't, for example, insert "the genes for an elephant's trunk" into a giraffe and get a giraffe with a trunk. There are no genes for trunks. What you CAN do with genes is chemistry, since DNA codes for chemicals. For instance, we can in theory splice the native plants' talent for nitrogen fixation into a terran plant.

-- Academician Prokhor Zakharov ,"Nonlinear Genetics"

Miscellaneous effects

Increases Mineral production in fungus.