"Synthetic organisms are about to challenge what 'alive' really means" - by Vint Cerf: 
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/artificial-life-vint-cerf #ALife 

"We need to begin a debate about whether artificially evolved humans are our future, and if we should put an end to these experiments before it is too late"
"In 2019 we will have to take seriously the possibility of our developing multicellular artificial life, and we will need to start thinking about the ethical and philosophical challenges such a possibility brings up."