The last two nights I left Cell Lab running on incubate with healthy populations of creatures well-evolved for their habitat (80K+ hours of adaptation). When I woke up, with over 800,000 hours on the simulation, they were empty. I'm really curious as to what is causing this, and I had an idea.
It would be awesome if there was a feature you could enable on your experiments that, when the last cell in your petri dish died, it's genome was saved. Not only would that help me figure out what's going on with my overnight extinctions, it would help when you are trying to breed more efficient creatures and make a change in the substrate that accidentally kills everything before you have a chance to hit freeze.
Maybe then I will find a creature that has evolved to use nuclear weapons or something. I already had evolution produce magic cells that don't need food.
We like few-celled organisms, not bugs!
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